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Showing posts from May 27, 2012

A Princess

Happy Wednesday!!

This past year has been full of deep introspection as well as hopes and dreams for the future.  It is hard to believe I have been in Bakersfield three months already.  I moved from Seattle to Oregon just before Memorial Day last year.  I never imagined I would be moving again further south to California less than a year later.  I guess that's why I have learned to "never say never".  

The hardest part of this whole ordeal has been moving further away from my daughters and grandsons.  I miss them all the time.  I think about the events which led up to this point in my life and wonder if it was worth the cost.  I learned a long time ago I have to stand for something or I would fall for anything and now this has even a deeper meaning to me.  To take a stand against something wrong, to speak the truth and have it cost everything - is that how it is suppose to be?  Maybe at times.  Would I do it again?  I would like to think so because it might have cost more …

Challenge 16 - Fruitylicious - Tuesday Alchemy

Happy Happy Tuesday!!!

It still seems like Monday to me - I guess three day weekends still throw me off a little.  Spent the weekend moving everything out of storage and into my sister's garage.  Fortunately the weather was a little cooler which made the project a little more tolerable.

This weeks challenge with Tuesday Alchemy is called "Fruitylicious" and I really hope you decide to join in this month.  We have a terrific prize and personally I would love to see what ideas everyone comes up with.

My sister has a bowl of decorative fruit on one of her tables in the kitchen and for some reason I am fascinated by it.  If that sounds odd to you - well in a way it does to me too but I wanted to see where this creative journey would take me.

I love all the colors, textures, and shapes.  I guess you can say it appeals to me on an artistic level and I wanted to make something for this challenge with that image.  I decided to take some photographs of the bowl of fruit and I t…