In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine



Time for Reflection, Time for Thanks

Above: my daughter's silhouette against the brilliant sunset colors over Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park. This week, I have family visiting and have been just enjoying life. But even if life is treating me well, I try to stop... Continue Reading →


Jumping for joy during a gorgeous sunset at the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park in Maine. Weekly Photo Challenge: Jubilant

Color Your World – Denim

Jennifer Nichole Well's Color Your World Photo Challenge

Thankful Thursday: Changing Seasons August

I am continuing my Changing Seasons Photo Challenge series hosted by Cardinal Guzman (Click here for my May post, June post, and July post). At the end of July, we welcomed our second grandson so August was filled with loads... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Our Common Home – Earth

Today, Pope Francis released his newest encyclical, "Laudato Si" subtitled "On the Care of our Common Home". My goal is to read the whole encyclical and not read any articles summarizing it (positive or negative) before I have a chance... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Discovering Unexpected Gifts

My three weeks in Phoenix is almost up and I am dreading the moment I have to say good bye to my little grandson. But looking back, I am so thankful for the absolutely wonderful time I have had here.... Continue Reading →

Photography 101: The Natural World

Daily post assignment - Capture a moment, big or small, and pay attention to the lines and curves produced by nature.

Thankful Thursday: Summer Photo Essay

I hate to see summer end but I know I have so many things to be thankful for. Here is a photo essay highlighting some of the wonderful things I am thankful for this summer. If you would like to... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Rest and Relaxation

You can tell that I am on vacation mode because I just checked my WordPress reader, saw a few "Thankful Thursday" posts and then realized that today is Thursday! My apologies for not posting this earlier! Actually I'm not really... Continue Reading →

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