by michelle w. on September 30, 2013
If you could pause real life and spend some time living with a family anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Photographers, artists, poets: show us TRAVELS.
There is such a huge world out there. So much I would still love to see. So there are so many answers to today’s question. I would love living for a while in a primitive hut in Brazil’s rain forest. Or in a palm leaf hut on an exotic island. Or one of those conical huts of deer hide in Mongolia. Or the underground city at Kappadocia in Turkey- how does it feel to live there?
But the one that I thought of first was of these houses that I saw outside Léon, Spain when I walked the Camino de Santiago. How does it feel to live underground in these Teletubby houses? Is it better in winter when the snow lays thick? Don’t people feel cramped and in each other’s faces in a very short time? So I would love to live with a family in a house like this… but not for long…
by michelle w. on September 29, 2013
Is there “junk” in your life? What kind? How do you get rid of it?
Photographers, artists, poets: show us JUNK.
Thank you Daily Prompt, for inspiring me to do a life-changing thing this morning. For weeks now my desk was piled with paper and rubbish. And when I saw this daily prompt, I just had enough. So I started this Monday morning with a huge cleaning session. Now the desk is visible again. I even cleaned my laptop’s screen for a change…
What did I do with the junk: I threw everything in the recycle box! The speed fines and all the bills included… It felt good!
The good news that I have to share with my regular readers: It rained last night for the first time since March! Not a lot. But enough to make everything smell good and clean and fresh… now the garden will awaken with new growth and life…
Have an awesome week!
by michelle w. on September 27, 2013
This week, show us a photo of whatever you’d like, but make sure it’s saturated. It can be black and white, a single color, a few hues, or a complete rainbow riot; just make sure it’s rich and powerful. Let’s turn the comments into an instant mood-booster!
Get shooting! We can’t wait to see what you find.
Saturated= “Unable to contain more…” My joy would be unsaturated if I owned this bike, seen at the Poison Rally in South Africa… My mood would be boosted immediately!
by michelle w. on September 27, 2013
When you’re giddy with excitement, does time speed up? Slow down? Tell us about the experience of anticipation.
Photographers, artists, poets: show us WAITING.
As it is his 13th birthday today: here is my take on WAITING:
Sport has so much WAITING!
- Waiting to get a chance to go on the field of play
- Waiting for the ball to come your way,
- Waiting for the chance to go for the goal line
- Waiting for the glory
But: You have your mother’s adoring look:
Whatever the score, whether you score or mess it up- she still loves you a lot!
Are YOU looking, dad? My heart rate is up, time is slowing down, I just want to be YOUR hero today!
Look, Dad, I have the ball!
The try in the game of Rugby came later…
The Lesson for today: Don’t let your son beg for your approval. Do not let them wait to hear that you love them… They don’t have to perform to earn your love, they just have to BE!
The Current Series
This week in our current color series the topic is the color brown or sepia tones. See my entry at the bottom of this post for examples. I hope you have some fun with this challenge.
Let me show you some naturally brown friends in our neighbourhood:
The Common Baboon.
Some Warthogs digging in the shade:
And a Blue Wildebeest crossing the path:
A little dwarf goat, as seen on Wordless Wednesday as well:
And finally a rooster, just because he is beautiful!
Now where did I see another rooster recently?