The leaf is so simple. I remember never being able to understand how a green leaf could change into so many different colors? Or why a tree would shed it’s most valuable skin? I always think back to my childhood when I recall memories. Probably because the best ones derived from innocence.
Jumping in Leaves
Everyone remembers jumping in the leaves. It’s priceless. You tend to forget year after year that those leaves do in fact have pointy stems. That is, until you get one in the eye. Or that they’re rather fragile the older they get and crumble making their way into your clothes causing you to become itchy. Read more...(392 words, 8 images, estimated 1:34 mins reading time)
It is a difficult task indeed to start to think about what you are most grateful for. Many people will say money. Some will say love. Some will say family. Some will say something else entirely.
I am thankful for all these things, but to me there is no doubt that showing your gratitude is the most important thing to do. The feeling of gratitude is important. So for me I guess the act of feeling grateful is the thing I am most grateful for today. Here is why. Read more...(529 words, 9 images, estimated 2:07 mins reading time)
The more I look for topics to write about and expound upon, the more my writing process comes clearly into my mind. I write best when I have someone specifically in mind to write about, because it is like I am explaining my thoughts or emotions to them, or that I am giving them advice. Often I know the advice would never be received directly, so I just give it on the pages of my writing. Read more...(525 words, 10 images, estimated 2:06 mins reading time)
There are many people today on November 7, who are disappointed with the outcome of the election, because in our country we all have the option to believe whatever we want. There are people who feel disillusioned and have hurt feelings, and conversely there are many who are feeling like there is a brand new day ahead of them and there is a lot of hope for tomorrow based on these election results. I do not belong to either group and I will tell you why. Read more...(679 words, 7 images, estimated 2:43 mins reading time)