Not All My Garden Is Flowers

It’s a beautiful Saturday and I have some fun tonight to look forward to. My friends and I (of many years), will have dinner and paint ceramics. I believe that is the plan. Perhaps included in the fun will be wine. Well, I’m involved; there will be wine.

Last night I spent a lot of time writing a note to a friend and my mind is mush today because of the effort to spill my thoughts in an organized way, to allow someone else a glimpse into my inner world. Doing that doesn’t come naturally and it’s not a stingy thing. It’s that there’s so much more interesting to know about you than I have to tell about me. But I think sometimes people misunderstand that lack of forthcoming information as a lack of trust in them. It is more an interest in their stories.

Last night I “friended,” on Facebook, someone who has recently piqued my interest. She’s a much younger person and I am sure we are misaligned in many key areas of discussion, but I have read some of her posts, and think she has a lot of wisdom to offer this world. She’s an old soul and I think she has a story to tell about why she is. She provided a brief glimpse into that possibility earlier this semester. She has spoken in class and she’s articulate and thoughtful, and I find myself drawn to discover what she will eventually offer the world. Whatever it is, it will be good. I’m excited to get to know yet another person, even if it is from the safe distance of a Facebook friendship.

I am so pleased to be in the class I now attend. It’s not a difficult class, but for the first time in a couple of semesters, I am not surrounded by middle-aged, entitled, and lazy women who were given this educational opportunity they don’t take as seriously as they should. I am now surrounded by motivated, bright, young and young-at-heart women who will eventually influence our worldโ€”and from whom I will learn a great deal if I keep my mind’s doors wide open.

Well. I need to get something done. I played with this flower in Topaz Labs’ Impression this morning. I believe I’ll eventually play with this one a lot. It is perfect.

Happy Saturday!

Roses Are Red

Posted on February 21, 2015, in Art, Flowers, Photos, Software, Topaz Labs and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. It is indeed a lovely rose ๐Ÿ™‚
    I also find I connect with people of all ages through WP. It seems we meet at some other level than age, which I find more true ๐Ÿ™‚

    • I think you’re right about those relationships being more true. In fact, I’m not sure I really know what age are those I have met through WP. It doesn’t seem to matter. And, for the most part, those who don’t like our content don’t participate. We have more in common with those who do participate just because they’re drawn to us by what we’re drawn to. It makes for such a nice community!

  2. Great article !!
    I love how you see stuffs differently! You get my official follow! I hope to read your new posts as soon as possible!
    Much respect, have a great day

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