Raw Real Thought Provoking Chamath Palihapitiya Video Interview

A few minutes were open and I pressed play in the attached video. I wanted to shut it off a couple times but the content was too compelling.  Critical thinking skills are a powerful asset often not highlighted enough. Remember the book The Five Agreements by Miguel Ruiz? The fifth agreement says to listen, be skeptical, and then decide. I believe these are superpowers we often give up when we get in a rut.  It can be easier to 'exist' than to actively 'think and decide.' And 'what if' we ...

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Quote Resource Found Humor Unexpectedly Found

 Looking for an awesome quote, I came across the quote tabs on Pinterest.  Problem solved.  Reading from the various categories took precious valuable time. To find the right quotes, was worth every second. I wish laughter and insights for you today! https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=Quotes%20funny&rs=guide

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The Buck Stopped Here Fall Day Beautiful Vision

Preparing to write, this Buck passed by the window.  What an amazing way to start a day! The buck took a few steps and the burning bushes could also be captured in the photo!           

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Nature’s Hidden Beauty Tree Hug Rock Vision

This hidden nature vision was along the path we were hiking on. We had been walking for miles and passed by this spectacular vision. We stopped and captured the picture which let our imaginations run wild.  What a gift! The tree's roots showed a treasured piece of its foundation. What a beautiful way to grow. I kept thinking what a wonderful hug this tree continued to give, even after its life had passed. Hopefully, we will all do that.   Our foundations are critical. Our ...

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Warbler Peering Out Ready to Fly Looking Searching

A Warbler looks around ready to take flight. The flight is typically a few feet away onto a branch in the burning bush. Then the singing begins from dawn to dusk. They have a beautiful, almost whistling sound. It is fun to be surrounded by so much happy energy when working. What enchantment do you appreciate?

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Iowa Summer Storm Clouds Lightening Dance

The summer of 2017 in Iowa has not seen a shortage of severe storms. In the safety of a home, these storms are breathtaking! For me, they are better than any fireworks. The lightning bolts dance throughout the sky and enormous thunderheads show their power and strength. Iowa Summer Storm 2017

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Visiting Flicker Showing Through Window Seemingly Saying What About Today

A magnificent Flicker visited the magical bush outside my office window. Lots of birds visit this safe place. Most of the bird pictures posted on this blog will be from birds visiting this refuge.

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Giraffe Rock Formation Amazing Balanced Ears

Dear Nature, everyday amazement happens! Thank You! This rock formation looked like a giraffe eating. I wondered how the rocks (giraffe's ears to my eyes) could stay balanced? Giraffe video at Gardens of the Gods

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Rock Story Ignites Powerful Questions Celebratory Experiences

Questions from a picture became intriguing.  How did the rock square shape get embedded within the large boulder so many people walk on? Seeing this image was inspiring! Did nature uncover the design?     How did the colors form? How does the sun give the stones a sparkle? Has this rock relationship existed for centuries? If we live to 150 years young, this life is fast, are we enjoying the powerful moments? What a daily celebration of life nature offers.  

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Magnificent Tree View Creating New Perspective

Look up!  This tree has magnificent thick bark, which drew me closer.  Looking up created a new perspective.

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