Monday, October 31, 2011

quiet creativity

Yes! I am still here, working quietly in the background.
If you could see me, you'd find me taking lots of photographs and even a video or two, traveling to state parks & disovering Florida on my "date days" with Steven, tweaking my blogs and websites, talking with my husband, my mom and my sister, visiting local beaches and gathering treasures, taking Nia movement classes (the best thing I have done for myself during this time), and celebrating an anniversary of the heart on October 25th with Steven by going to Sanibel Island last week, one of our favorite spots.

Plus, I have been visiting Museums, watching dance performances, cooking creatively, planting flowers (and weeding!) plus harvesting basil, parsley, rosemary and even romaine lettuce, wow! I have been quiet here on my blog since my dad passed away, I think because I have not done a lot of mixed media art like I usually do -that is what I typically share here. I realized the other day though, that I have been doing a whole lot of other creative things while I have been thinking, processing and of course, supporting my mom. It feels right, but I wanted you to know.

"date day" at Myakka River State Park Oct 16

Yes, you must be aware of Alligators!
Myakka River State Park is one of Florida's oldest and largest parks.
http://www.myakkariver.org/index.php

76 feet up - Myakka has a canopy walk through the trees and a tower to climb up!

beautiful treasures on a Longboat Key beach






Steven being silly - pretending to fish like an Ibis! 



a beautiful Sanibel Sunset

There's more I could share, that's for sure -but this is enough! I'll be back . . . . I am just taking my time about it and not worrying. -yours creatively, lenna


6 comments:

  1. You are doing wonderful things for yourself ... whatever it takes, right? All the activities you mention are so nourishing for your soul .. you are filling yourself up, so when the time comes, it will spill out again. Thinking of you and your family. Take gentle care. xxDonna

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  2. Beautiful photographs, Lenna. Sounds like time very well spent. Take care,

    xxx

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  3. Thanks for the post and the beautiful photos. I adore Sanibel although I haven't been there in a few years.

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  4. Beautiful photos, esp. the sunsets. Going forward gently... that's a good plan.

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  5. Who on earth would want to entice crocodiles?! It looks like you have a wonderful time in Sanibel together. Love that picture of Steven strolling off into the sunset and no doubt thinking of you!

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  6. Hi dear, you just relax, and fill yourseld with beauty and happy moments.
    I love the Ibis fhoto-
    Hugs,Dorthe

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