When to say “I love you”

When I saw the WordPress Daily Prompt, No Time to Waste, I knew exactly how to fill in the blank: Life is too short to forget to say “I love you”. Thirteen years ago, the love of my life fell unexpectedly into a coma and was on the verge of death.  (Many of you know her,…

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…

My Ideal Introvert Day

My ideal day would be a misty, drizzling spring day in Oregon.  Just cloudy enough to make you want to sleep in, but not dark enough to be gloomy.  I’m be in comfy clothes like sweat pants and a warm turtleneck sweater, with nice fuzzy slippers on my feet.  I’d be lounging with my feet…

Karma for the Introvert

Your words and actions will influence what happens to you in the future. How (if at all) will you change your ways? That’s the topic of the WordPress Daily Prompt, but it sounds like a good challenge for me to throw out to all the introverts of the world. I do believe in karma, but…

Happiness is Beautiful Collaboration

Happiness, to me, is a beautiful collaboration, one in which both parties work openly and lovingly to create something special.  There is nothing better than to be with someone who loves you for your moments of brilliance and for your spells of insecurity.  I am blessed to have that special partnership in my life.  Cee,…

I’m magic, I’m me.

That’s me, the one on the left, getting up and close and personal with an alpaca.  They are such wonderfully curious and friendly animals.  I love them. That’s also the best picture of me that you’ll find.  Unlike my siblings, I did not inherit a photogenic gene.  I’m one of those people who see a…