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It’s been a minute

I've been seeing, reading, and saying this motto recently Getting divorced sucks. Being divorced doesn't. I know, it's been a minute since I last wrote a blog post.  I was really good there for a while, writing and publishing a post every week.  Then The Gentleman happened.  I'm no longer Single & Selfish....well, no longer… Continue reading It’s been a minute

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Thrive where you are planted

Often over the past two years I sometimes found myself questioning why things went down the way they did. I have had times of quietly (sometimes not so quietly) demanding why God/The Universe/The Creator dumped a steaming pile of shit in my lap that I was solely in charge of cleaning up. Why suddenly at… Continue reading Thrive where you are planted

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Don’t miss opportunity while you’re waiting for the next thing

I love wildlife photography.  When I got my camera everyone was asking if I was going to do portraits.  People.  Photographing families, proms, babies, graduations, engagement photos, etc.  No, no and finally no.  I take pictures because I love the process and that treasure hunt.  I have zero desire to make anyone else happy but… Continue reading Don’t miss opportunity while you’re waiting for the next thing

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AVD Anti Valentine’s Day

It's the day before Valentine's Day. I don't want to be sad, but a small part of me is. I keep telling myself Valentine's Day is a made up holiday created by the greeting card companies and chocolate manufacturers.  It's bullshit. It's also Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras.  We have a concert downtown with Cajun food… Continue reading AVD Anti Valentine’s Day

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Spider Cactus?

I took this photo on our most recent Sister Birding Adventure.  My sister focuses on birds.  Birds are her thing.  Birds are my thing too, but so is landscape, shape, plants, insects, dead things...yes, I photograph the occasional dead thing, it's ok my sister doesn't get it either. I edited this photo and named it… Continue reading Spider Cactus?

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When you think all is ruined….beauty

I've mentioned in previous blogs that I'm becoming a rather geeky camera nerd.  My sister is quite the photography artist - you can check her out at The Back Yard Bird Nerd and we really enjoy going on photography adventures from sun up to sun down, all over the wonderful nature centers and parks we… Continue reading When you think all is ruined….beauty

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It’s Christmas Eve!

I thought it would be a great idea to have Christmas music playing in the background while I write, but then I remembered - Oh yeah, I can't write when I'm listening to music, or TV, or a podcast.  My brain can't focus on input and output at the same time.  So I've paused the… Continue reading It’s Christmas Eve!

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Blessings & Beer

What a wild week it's been!  My Big Brother is visiting from out of State and he has brought his amazing girlfriend with him to introduce her to the family.  We all concur that she is a keeper.  We've never seen my brother so happy and she is a really cool chick to boot. I… Continue reading Blessings & Beer

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Law of Attraction

I have a fire in my belly!  A fire to invite the Law of Attraction into my life.  It was sparked by manifesting the desire to write.  I want to write for a living.  I want to help people not only in the real outside world, as I do in my professional life, but I… Continue reading Law of Attraction