Monday, January 31, 2011

five / 52

five / 52 water*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

I think a lot of contemplation happens in bathtubs. It does for me. Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what's going to happen next.
~Sarah McLachlan

For me, there's nothing like a nice, hot bath at the end of a long day.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

four / 52

four / 52 winter*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.
It was bitterly cold today, but lots of sunshine. I decided to head to the conservatory for some winter shots. I didn't find much inspiration. There was a lot of brown and bare. I found this empty nest. I wonder if the bird family will be back this spring?
I know it's winter and that I live in Michigan. It's supposed to be cold and snowy. But I'm ready for a thaw!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

three / 52


Does a certain smell trigger memories for you? It does me. Original scent Palmolive reminds me of my Grandpa. He used to do the dishes all the time. He was particular about having an empty sink. If someone placed a dirty bowl or glass in the sink, he'd happily wash it. He always kept busy tinkering around in the garage or yard. He liked to keep busy and doing the dishes was one of those things.
Both of my Grandparents have passed on now. My Grandpa died in the spring of 1995, just before my daughter was born. I was hoping that he'd make it until her birth in August. But his heart failed him. He did visit her, in my dreams after she was born, however. I truly believe he was with us for the first few months of her life (or it could have been my crazy hormones getting the best of me). I'm sure he still is "here" I just don't notice as much now.
So now, when I tackle the most dreadful chore, I ponder two of the most wonderful Grandparents I could have had.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

two / 52

two / 52 this is me*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

this is me*
yeah... this is me... just me in one of my moods. Wishing that I could walk away from it all. 

Saturday, January 1, 2011

one / 52

one / 52 I wish*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

I wish*

"When you wish upon a star
Makes no difference who you are"

I wish you Health...
So you may enjoy each day in comfort.

I wish you the Love of friends and family...
And Peace within your heart.

I wish you the Beauty of nature...
That you may enjoy the work of God.

I wish you Wisdom to choose priorities...
For those things that really matter in life.

I wish you Generousity so you may share...
All good things that come to you.

I wish you Happiness and Joy...
And Blessings for the New Year.

I wish you the best of everything...
That you so well deserve.

I didn't realize last week that I had posted my last photo for 2010. Thank you for reminding me Brenda. If I would have planned better I would have chosen a more significant photo.
Thank you for following the posts and commenting.
As you see.... I've decided to continue again in 2011. This is like therapy for me. lol

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