Possum (C)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare

For this week’s challenge, share a photo of something rare: a family heirloom. A cloudy day in a normally sunny desert. A sad frown on a cheerful kid’s face. Or anything else you think of as scarce and singular. When we moved into our home in 2003, in Australia, a well-established family of possums lived…

DSCF0004

Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning

Imagine your typical morning. You might picture your favorite coffee mug. A streak of sunlight coming through your bedroom window. Or the roosters in your backyard that sound off at 5 am. This was taken on an early start to an overnight stopover in Kuala Lumpur and the lens has captured perfectly how the world looks…

Lane Cove National Park

Good Enough

We spend a quarter of our lives in childhood and three quarters getting over it.  There is no milestone to which I can pin the underlying sense of not being good enough.  Our father ran my brother and I like we were part of a platoon; just the two of for goodness sake, I mean…

My Boots (R)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Detail

The photo challenge this week is from Jen H from who writes: If you’ve followed my previous photo challenges, you’ll know that I am enamored with nature. I love the exotic and the mundane, the wondrous and the earthy. One of my favorite things about nature is her details — the intricate vascular system of…

Book Pinterest

Every Woman’s Daybook

I am again using the prompts from The Simple Woman’s Daybook challenge as it covers much of what I have been doing recently as well as how I am feeling today. Looking out my window the garden looks cold in the partial shade, the rain has topped up the swimming pool and the condensation on the…