Musings and Mutterings

Veteran’s Day Thanks

In Flander's Field by John McCrae In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago, We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were… Continue reading Veteran’s Day Thanks

Poetry

Turn Soft and Lovely

Turn Soft & Lovely To turn soft and lovely doesn't mean to give in to simply let your soul be tread upon your heart be torn to shreds. To turn soft and lovely means to open up your core to fully live and realize all this life holds in-store. To turn soft and lovely to… Continue reading Turn Soft and Lovely

Just Breathe

Legs Up The Wall Pose

Whenever I find myself stressed-out, cranky, achy, tired or just plain worn-out by all the less then delightful aspects of life I turn to one particular yoga pose, the Viparita Karani, otherwise known as Legs-Up-The-Wall Pose. This pose is soothing, relaxing and super easy to do. All you need is a clear bit of wall,… Continue reading Legs Up The Wall Pose

My Creations

Seal Watercolor

Merry Monday everyone! I was inspired this morning (after getting a note from a very dear friend) to sketch out this little seal. I think he turned out rather sweetly. Step one was a light pencil outline that I then filled in with a light watercolor pencil base in grey with a hint of pale… Continue reading Seal Watercolor

My Creations

Sketch Book ~ Washi Tape Style

This morning I played around with some watercolor pencils and washi tape and came up with this rather simple, yet colorful sketch. While I'm not exactly thrilled with the complete outcome (water color pencils + words + water = blurry mess and I knew it too but did it anyway - doh!) I do like… Continue reading Sketch Book ~ Washi Tape Style

Images, Musings and Mutterings

Mondaze

I generally like Mondays since I find them to be such a nice, fresh start to a new week and I'm usually fairly energetic and all pumped-up, ready to tackle all sorts of things. Today I'm feeling a bit hazy, however, and while I am dead-set on actually accomplishing a few things, I do wish… Continue reading Mondaze