Beautiful Clouds

Beautiful Clouds

Over the past week we have been watching a developing storm in the Gulf of Mexico. It will bypass us and head toward the Texas coast. Watching the clouds develop in the tail of this storm on radar has me thinking about them; their complexity and our amazement. Clouds...
Should we live in the present?

Should we live in the present?

I noticed a distinct difference between the way Europeans & Americans view their environment when I visited Europe. Because Europeans live in an environment of old, seemingly permanent, structures they have developed an ethos of “care taking”. Whereas...
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

As I’ve said before, I don’t consider myself a reader, but that is about to change. Starting today rather than watching TV as I fall asleep in bed I am going to pick up a book. Today I was watching a video shared on Facebook by a friend about an engineer,...
People are just people all over the world

People are just people all over the world

It is funny how we characterize ourselves and then we live up to those characterizations. My husband, the therapist, would say “you just have to re-frame yourself”. Well, easier said than done. I characterize myself as a non-reader. Ok, I know how to read,...
Portrait Painting

Portrait Painting

Every cruise ship seems to have a theme for the artwork on the stairwells. This ship is featuring different artists portrait interpretations on the forward staircases. Self Portraits A self-portrait is a representation of an artist, drawn, painted, photographed, or...
Rainy Days and Mondays

Rainy Days and Mondays

Today is a rainy day here in Gulfport Mississippi, for sure. Browsing for a youtube video of songs about rain brought me to this one… Rainy Days and Mondays by Karen Carpenter. What a wonderful singer. I loved Karen Carpenter, she was an inspiration. She stepped...