She said to me, "I laid down for a rest and as I lay there, I could hear children screaming, cars passing and the honking of their horns, the loud rustling of paper being crumpled over and over, and an unrecognizable tune lingering in the background. Suddenly, it all stopped. Silence. There wasn't a television playing.… Continue reading Noise
As I sat there at Ce Soir Arts listening to Russell Eponym spout literature to us while keeping us toe-tapping happy with Irish songs, something caught my eye. I love pumpkins, for not only are they trademarks for my favorite time of year, it's considered tradition to display and sample them over two seasons. Pumpkins Rule!
"Never go back." This was the advice my Pops gave to me long ago when I was contemplating going back to a previous relationship. He was right. Why would I try to hang on to something that was proven to be bad in the first place? Why can't we just let the past go? Like the… Continue reading Relinquishing The Past
"... let others catch up instead of turning from our own lane." ~ Bell Frayer ~ Bell wrote this commenting on my post Dearly Beloved. What she wrote stuck with me. So much so that I felt I must express her words in photography. The end result: Changing Lanes
Twilighting. It's what I've always called it -- that state between awake and falling asleep. But, there's an actual scientific name for it. Hypnagogia or in my case last night, Hypnopompic (between sleeping and awake). This image, Cocooned, is what I saw. Wrapped in the branches of a tree, I rest like a sleeping baby… Continue reading Cocooned
I'm in mourning. Like a reptile shedding it's skin, I am leaving what I once was behind. I find it necessary to shrug off bad experiences and learn from them. To take each and every negative particle and apply them to my arms, my legs, my ass, my heart and my soul. All of this is… Continue reading Dearly Beloved
Being asked and since it goes along with the lines of celebrating my own imperfections, I decided to take the "Bare Face Challenge." No makeup. No photo editing. Simply light and me. Sometimes...less is more.