I’ve started a side branch blog called “Starlisa Stories” at starlisastories.wordpress.com I will do a lot of this deep journaling, philosophizing, mental health, ADD AND Autism, and self-help kind of posting on that blog and keep this one for Photography. Truly they often get mingled anyway! My thinking is there are certain people who areContinue reading “Blogging changes”
The Elusive Creative Muse Beauty is everywhere. As I write this, I can hear the geese flying overhead through my open window. It tugs at my spirit to come and play and dance on the wind. Looking around me I see all the unfinished projects and “things I need to do” instead. No wonder I’mContinue reading “The Elusive Creative Muse”
I challenge you to list at least 2 qualities about yourself that you find to be good. Then think of 2 good qualities about someone you fear or despise. I am not saying you have to like them now… some things and some people we need to stay away from for our own sanity andContinue reading “Wisdom Within”
Notes on PTSD I was asked “How has PTSD changed my views about myself”? How indeed? In the beginnings I learned to trust less, doubt more, and hide from trouble and confusion. I became less confident in my choices, in my abilities, my art, and my love. I learned to be stronger in myself overContinue reading “Notes on PTSD”
A Wild Soul Woman… 1/30/18 Always have been! Somewhat slowed down, and wings dampened by the storms lately but still this is my nature and always has been. Many is the time in life when I laid on a mossy bed in the forest and felt the movement of the roots beneath the ground andContinue reading “Wild Soul Woman”
Many of us have lost so many loved ones already this year, and it brings with it an occasional melancholy that can also be the doorway to good memories. Today, processing photos from my archives, I ran across this set of images I took at a dear friends home in the White Salmon area. Sharon Continue reading “In Honor of Loved Ones”
Studying more on ASD and ADD has given me many insights; not only into the autistic community, but also myself. Long blog post!
seasons change, thoughts flow. From hot fires to cold snow.
Alaska, land of wildness and hardy people. Volcano country with innumerable small quakes so common they are seldom noticed. Skies so big you can get lost in them, with auroras that make you fall over backwards trying to take it all in. Visiting here on the southern Kenai Peninsula has expanded all the spaces ofContinue reading “Alaska, Brilliant and Serene”
heartfelt words of the search for the Light in our lives and helping others. Reflective of my thoughts today… with photos from a wonderful drive with my daughter in early August 2014