A picture is worth a thousand words. So I will let my photos of scenes of beauty speak for themselves. Enjoy.
Not that there was ever any doubt! It is so easy to neglect ourselves and therefore our bodies when we are on the run all day long driving here and there, working, checking our cell phones, worrying about our children, where we have to go next or what we have to do next. Many experienced meditators teach … More I Am Alive!!
There are three kinds of reflections that I know of and I derive pleasure from. As a photographer I have always loved the reflections on bodies of water. There are times when a lake or pond has no wind ruffling the waves and the water’s surface is like a mirror: flat, quiet, and with a … More My Simple Pleasure Beginning With R: Reflections
Quietude is one of my simple pleasures. Yes, that is the way it is spelled. The few times I saw or heard the word I heard it pronounced “quietitude” till my spellchecker taught me otherwise. Quietude is a state of stillness, calmness, and quiet in a person or place, according to Wikipedia. For those who … More My Simple Pleasure Beginning With Q: Quietude
As a child I loved poetry. Many of the old-timey poems, nursery rhymes and songs were read or taught to me by my mother, father or aunt. I think our mother read poems to us and I know she sang to us too. The first poem I remember was taught to me by my … More My Simple Pleasure Beginning With P: Poetry
For “My Simple Pleasure” beginning with O, I chose Oriental/Japanese Decor. After a sometimes tumultuous marriage and later the death of my husband I set out to reclaim my life and my home. I wanted a calm environment in which to heal and to grow old. Asian movies have always interested me for various reasons. … More My Simple Pleasures Beginning with O: Oriental Decor
For my Simple Pleasure beginning with N I chose North Carolina. I was born and grew up in South Carolina but have spent the last 33 years of my life in North Carolina. Since North and South Carolina once were one state I consider myself a Carolinian. The previous name, Carolina was a tribute to … More My Simple Pleasures N: North Carolina