It comes with no warning. Days of being sad. Energy tank on empty. Dark, dreary, heavy days. Overwhelmed. Too much, too many. I've been down this road many times before. It always passes. It is seasonal or hormonal or just being sad. It isn't depression, but it is a gift that helps me to understand … Continue reading Dark Days
On one of my recent 'wanderings' I came across the word 'Crone' or more specifically, the Crone Archetype. Initially, I had a not so pleasant vision of a 'Crone', but further reading made me realize that some might say I AM a Crone! Perhaps you are too. (If you are a man, then your corresponding … Continue reading This is my Crone Voice
A few years ago, after a visit to the Grand Canyon, we drove east on Hgw 64, then north on Hgws 89 and 89A. We crossed the Colorado River on the Navajo Bridge, and were on final approach to the Vermillion Cliffs when we were surprised to see some mushroom shaped rocks that looked like … Continue reading Blanche Russell Rock Houses
Did you see the unretouched photo of actress Jamie Lee Curtis in 2002? It was taken when she was 43 years old. Jamie insisted the photographer, Andrew Eccles, shoot her with no makeup, no manicure, no hair styling - wearing only an exercise bra and underwear. She did not want the photo altered in any … Continue reading Do You Love the Skin You’re In?
A Collage of Doilies. What would Grandma think if she saw some of her handiwork hanging on the wall!? Do you have any of your Grandma's or Grandpa's treasures displayed in your house? This week's WordPress.com Photo Challenge is Collage.
The Photo Challenge this week is to look at a subject from different angles. I've chosen a Horse sculpture that stands in Plaza Fountainside, Fountain Hills, Arizona. This horse, a mare, is called Maytag Maltilda. She weighs 5,000 lbs, stands 9 feet tall and is 11 feet long. The fabrication artist is Dixie Jewett. In … Continue reading Maytag Matilda – A Horse From Every Angle
The first patent on a zigzag stitch machine was issued to a woman.
Vanity sizing (size inflation) is the phenomenon where ready-to-wear clothing of a particular size becomes bigger in physical dimensions over time.
Are you brave enough to cut your own bangs?
My problems might seem really obvious to someone else, but I don't necessarily want to be told how to fix them. I might just want someone to listen to me - show me that they care about me. If I want advice, I'll ask for it. Now, I just need to follow my own advice.