In your eyes

An original poem You will see life as it was In your eyes as it is in your eyes as it will be in your eyes In your eyes there is no responsibility There will be no history of involvement In your eyes a victim of unfair circumstances treated poorly Your eyes will see nothing…

Us moments 1

An original poem Give me light by candle A cracking fire too Blankets piled high And cuddling with you We’ll sink into the pillows And breathe each other in We’ll wrap and pull and conform to skin on skin on skin Falling asleep mid sentence I’ll wake to your snore These are the moments our…

My marketplace must haves

I am a big fan of reuse repurpose etc. I love to buy peoples cast off’s and update them and make them fresh looking and modern for my home. I also fix up items for other people to buy. I typically go to thrift stores in my community but I am also very keen on…

The case for living commemoration

Have you ever put together a compilation of photographs for somebody to commemorate their life? A scrapbook, a slideshow, video? You know the ones where you put together a chronology of their accomplishments and special moments in their life. These are usually done at retirement parties or funerals. The last funeral that we attended was…

CIY (craft it yourself ) Art update

I’ve had this flower painting that was a mass produced piece originally from Pier 1 imports for many years. I quite like the shape and the style, however after having it in my home for several years the colour was just not singing to me any longer. But I didn’t want to get rid of…

BEFORE

Let my eyes see my thoughts and bring my heart alive. Let my hands be able and bring it from my mind. Let my soul blend these words and create reflective prose. Let me plant the seeds of thought and watch the creation grow. Let me free to create what I hold dear to my…

The case for Selfies

(By Margaret S. Morton) As a mother I am constantly behind the camera catching all the precious moments of my children’s lives.  There is nothing I won’t capture. The external backup drives have started to fill a drawer. And now with online backup like google photos I can keep them safe. I could probably write a…

Embracing simplicity

You will get to know that the mantra of my life is “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live The life you’ve imagined.” ~Henry David Thoreau That is a small part of the quote and truly the part that I have embraced throughout most of my adult life. There is a second part…