Art Journaling…Day 3

Today’s prompt: Most of us have answered to more than one name in our lifetime – be it a nickname, a pet name from a spouse/partner, or a name defining an important role in your life, such as Mom or Grandma. Create a page about one of these alternate names – whether you loved it or hated it.

I’m having a hard time pulling these together…I want to ‘feel’ it, but instead I feel like I’m falling into a deep black hole. As each day passes, the more lost I feel. I really Really dislike feeling this way……dealing with my grief along with the winter blahs is no picnic……anyway…..

My nickname….there are a choice few who’ve been calling me Sunshine for the past few years……my lights been dulled, but I’m doing my damdest to keep on shining ☀

The Beauty Of Her Soul

Is not free from scars.

It is littered with wrong turns,

Mistakes and broken promises.

The Beauty Of Her Soul

Was once tarnished and lost.

Robbed of all its luster,

Dulled of all its shine.

Yet, The Beauty Of Her Soul

Is like the rising sun.

Fueled with a burning desire,

To start each day anew.

The Beauty Of Her Soul

Is radiating from within.

Pouring forth with warmth and happiness,

Shining once again.


Art Journaling…Day 2

Today’s prompt: Think about a time in the past when you wish you’d had more information about the future. Maybe you wanted reassurance that something would work out (or not), or maybe there was advice you needed but never received. This can be about something super important or something fairly trivial. Write a letter to your past self from your current self. You can choose to write an entire letter, or just focus on a phrase or two.


With my heart wide open

And my soul aflame…

I am full of magic

And Possibility….

The light is lit from within
It’s time to set it free


Art Journaling…Day One 

So….I’m finding myself devoid of inspiration….I’m finding it hard to find words to write..I’m feeling uninspired and stuck at the moment……so I signed up to participate in 30 Days Of Art Journaling to see if I can break out of this funk. Obviously I have reasons to be in one…but I don’t like it one bit!!!!!! 

Soooooooooo…..Today’s prompt: Our sense of smell is closely linked to our memories and emotions. As you think of the word home, what smells come to mind? Homemade cookies? Fresh-cut grass? Choose one of these smells and create a page about it.

Mine is pretty simplistic… art supplies are minimal at the moment…until I can replenish I’ll have to make due with what I have available..

Sea Spray on the wind

Intoxicates the senses

Elixir of the sea.


Living Legacy Foundation

After a 4 days of cancellations and delays, I made it back to PA yesterday afternoon….

My return is bittersweet in that I wasn’t flying home to my Jim. Reality still isn’t all that great…but I received a package yesterday that brought me to tears, my sadness and happiness woven together ❤  To know that there are 2 people out there, seeing the world once again because of Jims gift, well, it makes my heart swell with love. 

Organ donation is so important. I didn’t hesitate when approached, knowing that it was Jims wish, and mine. I’ve no doubt, that those who have benefited from Jims gift, are seeing things in a whole new way, ’cause my Jim was an extraordinary kind man..he continues to give and love. 

Snow…North Carolina Style ❄️

Sooooooo…I was suppose to fly back to PA this morning…Mother Nature had other plans though, in the way of snow! My flight was actually cancelled yesterday…and the trucks were out in force brining/treating the roads. (They actually did this Thursday)

So, my flight’s rescheduled for Tuesday…in the meantime it’s been Peace Scnapp Slushies…

I didn’t venture off the porch, having left my newly purchased snow boots behind…didn’t think I’d be needing them down here…silly me 🙃

Jemma and Landon on the other hand, couldn’t wait to get outside…braving the cold in bare feet and pj’s! Lol

Eventually..they did get dressed…..

I stayed inside with Maddox 😊