Category Archive: Inspiration

My 2017 Anthem – Of Montreal’s “It’s Different For Girls”

Of Montreal

After careful consideration, I have chosen Of Montreal’s “It’s Different for Girls” as my 2017 anthem. The song is from their 2016 album, Innocence Reaches. If you like sounds like this, then check out my music section of the site, where I post the newest in dream pop, chillwave, indie rock, and much more, as well as …

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Important Steps to Take When Starting a Site

milky-way

I don’t know how it happened, but a flurry of site builders and bloggers all started creating their blogs and websites around 2002, including me. I actually had many niche sites after a while and between trying to write about all of my passions on various sites, running some keyword-laden sites for monetary purposes, and …

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A Wonderful End to the Holidays

Ray Harrell Nature Park

Yes, I consider today to be the end of the holidays.  They were great while they lasted, and I had a very nice last day taking another long nature walk and hanging out with my daughter and her very sweet boyfriend.  (Though I refrain from posting too many family pictures for the sake of privacy.) …

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Farewell 2016, Welcome 2017!

2016-love

2016 was a year of lots of love… …and adventures. Now it is time to refresh and renew, and even if I don’t accomplish all of my goals, I always feel invigorated just basking in the glow of a time set aside for renewal. This year is going to be the year of re-shaping things …

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That Week When You’re Still Basking in the Glow of the Holidays and Prepping for New Year Resolutions

Happy Holidays

Yes, it’s that time again, and even though I failed miserably at keeping last year’s resolutions, especially some of the goals pertaining to this site and writing regularly, I’m excited to renew again and have some new goals for the start of the new year. Hey, I did take a boat ride in 2016, and …

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Enjoying Solitude and How I Avoid Boredom

Andrei Tarkovsky

Few things bother me as much as the thought that I’m wasting time or losing interest, which is probably why I thought to write this post during my fall break from work, because I have all of this time and want to make the most of it.  I’ve been spending time with my daughter and …

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Johanna Under The Ice

Johanna Under The Ice

The Labor Day weekend is almost over and I am happy to say that I have finished my garden projects. The beds are clean and the stones laid. I know I’ve done a good day’s work because I am completely exhausted. Now all I want is some beauty and inspiration. There are few things in …

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