Category Archive: Project 365

New Year, New Blog – Follow me on a new journey!

And so a new journey begins…. As I quoted on the last day of my Project 365, ‘every ending should be followed by a great new beginning’, and with that in mind I’ve… Continue reading

2013 Year in Review

It’s been a few weeks since my 2013 Project 365 came to an end.  The first few days of this new year I would occasionally find myself in a panic thinking I’d forgotten… Continue reading

December 31, 2013

Every end should be followed by great new beginning.  – Aditia Rinaldi   FOCUS:  The End Well, this is it. Day 365. Time to put my camera down and walk away from this… Continue reading

December 30, 2013

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. – Ernest Hemingway   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted The sun is setting on my… Continue reading

December 29, 2013

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. ~John Burroughs, “Winter… Continue reading

December 28, 2013

A family’s photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it. -Susan Sontag FOCUS:  Life Unscripted Last night my family sat around for hours pouring over… Continue reading

December 27, 2013

We should not teach children the sciences, but give them a taste for them.  – Jean-Jacques Rousseau     FOCUS:  Life Unscripted I love the week between Christmas and New Years.  Kids are… Continue reading

December 26, 2013

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.  ~Sylvia Plath   FOCUS:  Holiday ‘Twas the day after Christmas, and Santa was… Continue reading

December 25, 2013

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” – Andy Rooney   FOCUS:  Holiday Merry… Continue reading

December 24, 2013

For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; Naked, and you… Continue reading

December 23, 2013

It’s the Day Before the Night Before Christmas, and I’m busy, busy, busy being good! – The Caroleers     FOCUS:  Holiday I am posting today’s photo with a wry smile on my… Continue reading

December 22, 2013

…being sick feels like you’re wearing someone else’s glasses.  – Megan Boyle   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted Well the virus I’ve been battling for the past week finally caught up with me and I… Continue reading

December 21, 2013

The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, …like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of… Continue reading

December 20, 2013

I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus, underneath the mistletoe last night….   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted Twenty-two years ago today, I married the love of my life.  Happy Anniversary to my one-and-only!!    … Continue reading

December 19, 2013

Christmas cookies and happy hearts, this is how the holiday starts…   FOCUS:  Holiday Decorating Christmas cookies is a big deal in our house.  We typically bake dozens of sugar cookies and invite… Continue reading

December 18, 2013

Like many women my age, I’m 28 years old… – Mary Schmich   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted Happy Birthday to…     Me!  🙂        

December 17, 2013

Strings of streetlights, even stoplights blink a bright red and green…  In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas.  – Silver Bells, Bing Crosby   FOCUS:  Holiday I’m still feeling under the weather,… Continue reading