Sharing My World – Week 43

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) What is your favorite time of day? The hour before dawn.  The air is clear and clean.  The world is quiet.  I can think, relax and reflect. What’s your favorite charitable cause and why? The…

Life with a Photographer

This will seem like a strange entry for the WordPress weekly photo challenge, Refraction.  Refraction is about the image you see when light gets bent.  I’m a wordsmith, not a photographer, but I live with a photographer, Cee Neuner.  Living with a photographer is like constantly living with refraction because she is always altering the…

Fishy Corn Cars

As Cee and I were driving through southeast Portland yesterday, we saw a car with a big fish on the roof.  No, it’s a big cob of corn.  No, it’s a fish.  It actually turned out to be both.  It was the Fishy Corn car.  (We didn’t take the picture.  I just snagged it off…

Hunter or Dreamer, Which Are You?

I miss writing very much.  (Sorry, but blogging doesn’t count as writing for me.  I need something broader, deeper, where you can develop characters and have them interact.)   I have three days off from work, and I’ve started a Natalie Goldberg marathon.  I don’t know about the rest of the world, but in the US,…

Prepare for Success!

Chapter 5 of “Quiet Influence; The Introvert’s Guide to Making a Difference” by Jennifer Kahnweiler is about the introvert strength of Preparation.  The chapter continues with ways to use your strength of preparation more effectively. As in the previous blogs, words in italics are my comments. Effective quiet influencers follow four basic strategies:  gather information…

Sharing My World – Week 39

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) Did you ever get lost? Many, many times, but usually only in my head. When we first got our GPS system in our car, we would deliberately drive until we were lost and then let…