It’s been a while…
But last week I thought what fun I used to have taking on Ashley Sisk’s weekly photo challenges. So I hopped on over to her site to see what she was up to.
When I saw the photo prompts, I felt I had to go for it… because I’d just taken two of the photos already! (#2 and #3). And all the prompts brought to mind something especially meaningful for me right now.
So here are my offerings:
1 – Something you wore:
I wore this on my “pearl” anniversary away, gift from husband just before we went to dinner. Through thirty years the symbolism of pearls grows significant: that it’s the rough times and painful trials we navigate together through life that build the beauty and form the pearls. (I shot it just in the bare box because I liked the effect of all those every-which-way silver stripes.)
2 – Reflection:
This is my usual outdoor place of reflection: the front porch, where glass at left shields from bugs in heat and breezes in early morning chill, blends the outside with the “inside” (on porch), and gives me lots to reflect on.
3 – Inside Your Fridge:
I opened the fridge door one afternoon, and this is what I saw. Who he is, how he got there, and why he’s significant… is scheduled subject matter for a blog post in the week ahead.
4 – Daily Routine:
I was glad to get this prompt. It made me realize my life hasn’t yet fallen into total disarray. Until I considered what “routine” I could shoot, I wasn’t sure I had any holding steady lately. But that red journal I started on August 1, and by September 6 had filled all its pages with almost daily entries, and the open blue one already has letter scribbles covering one-third of its pages. A routine that maintained itself! (I guess I can’t not-write. Maybe not-blog, but not not-write.)
5 – Morning:
There it is, all aglow, sun climbing the eastern sky, reminding me also that I did get up regularly at an early hour, did get some kind of quiet time almost always before that bright orb reached this height…
…and that tomorrow is another brand new day…