What’s Sharon Doing This Week? Playing tourist in Michigan.
Organization and a Command. Order in both forms was found this week at a nearby park. Natural space was placed in precise and inviting manners. Brick was brought in –even built around the unmoved boulder– and plants placed as aesthetic landscaping. Trails outside the central gathering area also exist, these with an open greenery to… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Order
I recently went to a wedding in which the bride with five younger brothers was a family lauded for their emanating love. Ugh. That’ll never be our family, was my thought. Gosh. It’s the nature of a competitive spirit to feel like a loser in some regards, you know? I’ve got that striving, boisterous, loud-once-you-get-to-know-me,… Continue reading Insider’s View to the Struggle
If nature appreciation is one of your loves, you may dig the richness of this documentary. Jens Jensen The Living Green plants appreciation for one Danish man’s efforts in constructing outdoor masterpiece spaces. His ideas were revolutionary for his time, especially setting aside land for the enjoyment of lower and middle class, rather than allowing… Continue reading Master of Natural Design
What’s Sharon Doing This Week? Being an extra in a film shooting.
An ally finally lies within my psyche. For a period, I was uncomfortable with myself, unsure, disgruntled, and harboring dislike. Embodied within an acceptable exterior was an opponent of happiness, an adversary to dreams and goals. Upset with how life had turned out —I didn’t plan it like this!— reality had bit the big one.… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Friend
I’m not much of a runner. People ask me, “Do you run?” and I answer, “I can. I know how, I just choose not to.” You’ll never find a 26.2 oval sticker on my rear vehicle window. I’ll take paddle boarding (more on that in a future post), the three types of skiing (downhill, water,… Continue reading My Own 100 Mile ‘Club’