Day 43 – Self Portrait

My Story My Perspective


So, I am attempting to keep up the momentum up with my own daily photo challenge and for the past 2 weeks, it has been a challenge.  Not that I haven’t taken a photo a day but taking the time at the end of the day to post the photo.  So over the next few days I will continue to update and add some of those missing pieces.

This photo was taken yesterday, and it symbolizes my mind and body at ease.  This is something that doesn’t happen too often, my mind usually races with to-do, children, love, fears, still images, life, memories, future, food and so forth but every now and then my mind will pause and so will my body. Usually when this happens my creativity will expand, if my mind is cluttered than my creativity is usually suffocated or dark, but yesterday was a good day.  There…

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Painting the sky

Some of my favorite paintings are the ones that God paints in the sky each day. They are always different, and always beautiful. The other day I peeked outside and was surprised to again see a gorgeous sunrise!

The puffy clouds were so unique looking!

I walked back behind our back house to try and get a picture of the clouds with the palm trees in it, but the sky was changing so quickly (unlike the last sunrise I posted about, which seemed to last forever!) and the clouds were moving so fast that by the time I got back there, this was all that was left!

You just can’t help but smile when waking up to a beautifully painted sky!

A few days later this is the sky I came home to after work:


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Hola! Helsinki


Photographs from a visit to Helsinki.

Most of these photos were taken in Suomenlinna, a sea fortress built in the 1700’s when Finland was a part of  the Kingdom of Sweden.

Suomenlinna is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Up front & close to history as the pictures will tell.


And the next day…as we left Helsinki on a cruise line heading to Tallinn, Estonia

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