Nine Words of Encouragement

You can do more than you think you can.

While you were away, I struggled with my power and created dances for mad girls
singing love songs of despair.
Pablo Neruda would have been proud of my endeavor.

I have no photographic image to show you the grace with which I moved,
only nine words of encouragement that I utter upon awakening from the dream:

You can do more than you think you can.

© 2016, Theresa Mae Funk.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

 

Last Night’s Masterpiece

rain soaked cactus

“You can never ignore a cactus in bloom.” ~ Albert Einstein

Albert was right.  I noticed the ceroid cactus blooms this morning while collecting my rain soaked watercolor paper from the garden. The passing shot taken with my mobile device is no Frans Lanting, but the result of the spontaneous act is, I think, worthy of a post.

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Blooming Art from the Garden

Our work constructing and filling the ten foot by 4 foot wooden garden bed for our front yard is complete, and the carrot, beet, and lettuce seeds I planted have begun pushing up the dirt.  You can see the raised bed just beyond the tips of assorted roses and lavender that grace the landscape of our home.

  front yard art garden

A pink Tea Rose bush is blooming in the back yard,

Pink Tea Roses

and our home is filled with the aroma of fresh cut flowers every day.

 rose bouquet

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