Negative

You have to honor failure, because failure is just the negative space around success. ~ Richard R. Nelson Today concludes my month of self photography – a month in which I tried to see myself differently through my own photographs. I have noticed flaws on my body. Cellulite. Stretch marks. Fat rolls. Scars. However, I ... continue reading

Silent Lips

Where the lips are silent, the heart has a thousand tongues. ~ Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi Run your hand over the rounding of my bottom. Feel the texture of my soft skin. Follow the line of my leg to where they come together and find my swollen lips waiting for your fingers. Slip your fingers between ... continue reading

Birthday Girl

You don’t get older, you just get better. ~ Shirley Bassey All I want to do today is to turn my back on the world and wait for this day to pass. What I will do, however, is to have cake and snacks with my husband, kids, grandkids and my best friend, because they will ... continue reading

High Seas & Layers #SoSS #16

Yesterday my weekend was off to a horrible start and made me realize just how fragile my mental health is. I call it ‘mental health’ for lack of a better term at this moment. There are three roads I can take home – two of them take me around the city and the other right ... continue reading

Pretty In Pink

Anything is possible with sunshine and a little pink. ~ Lilly Pulitzer I have never been a girly-girl, wearing pink or frills or standing in front of the mirror trying to perfect my make-up or outfit. I was more the tomboy type, but it seems the older I get, the more attention I do give ... continue reading

Mountains

Great things are done when men and mountains meet. ~ William Blake When I chose this image for today, one title sprang to mind: Mountains. That’s what I felt my buttocks represent and definitely not in a negative way, because I actually like what my ass looks like here. I have tried to use quotes ... continue reading

Stretch

A good goal is like a strenuous exercise – it makes you stretch. ~ Mary Kay Ash My life is filled with goals. Goals for my work, goals for my family, goals for this blog. My Passion Planner keeps track of those goals, or rather, I keep track of my goals in my Passion Planner. ... continue reading

Pink Glass

The very same mechanisms that produce excitement also produce fear, and any fear can be transformed into excitement by breathing fully with it. ~ Gay Hendricks Sunday afternoon. It’s a beautiful day outside and we have decided to drive out to the seaside to enjoy the sunshine. Just a lazy drive and enjoying what nature ... continue reading