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Jax in a Jar – A Writing Essay. A visual of the DAYS I put words on the pages. 300 days of Jax. 300 days of writing. Jax in a jar.
The angle was wrong (into the sun), and last year’s fragile blossoms were at the will of the wind. I stood still with my camera focused on the one that caught my eye, just in case.
They came together and at first, she let him eat ready to sound the alarm if danger approached. A few minutes later, they changed places and he watched over her while she ate.
I loved my string of mismatched beads.
I wandered out to where the birds gather. On the way, I prayed for a few tender moments. The ones that seem like they come straight from the heart of God the Creator and seep softly into mine.
Jon took this pic of me last summer. I’d been outside in the sunshine and knew my hair thin, but that’s often the way it is with cancer. I didn’t know it then, but my hair situation was about to change. After my recent zap of radiation, it went from thin to sparse. It was time to consider a new option….
Most of the time, I like my coffee hot, dark, and black. I like my tea iced or hot, and my favorites are Herbaly (LINK), green jasmine, and I enjoy a strong cup of stevia-sweet (10 drops per teacup) Earl Grey almost every day. Now and then, a little stevia in my coffee is dessert. A cup of chamomile/lavender before…
These photos happened last July on a day I walked our wildflower fields the way I often do. It’s my normal practice to take at least 2 snaps of each picture hoping if one doesn’t turn out, the other will. I didn’t know until I got back in the house that I had taken two uniquely focused photos of these…
I started this writing retreat with high hopes. The set purpose of intentional, dedicated time would bring results my word counts increased. Each day would be full of the quiet contentment that comes from writing. I had a plan of action, and Christmas-like anticipation rose in my spirit. Then, life took a sharp turn. While I have no idea today…