With an extra hour tucked into my pocket like a newfound treasure, I watched as the morning sky kept it’s daily promise to shake the dark from its edges and bring back the sun. And I thought, welcome November, welcome. In Southern California November’s arrival means autumn has permission to really show up. Crisp air. Brilliant foliage. […]
Domestic violence is on a lot of people’s minds. In the past two weeks there has been no shortage of dialogue riddled with the, who did what to whom, whose fault was it and who ultimately needs to pay the price now. And all that talk leaves me wondering what will happen if the domestic violence blame […]
There is enough outrage out there to make any single one of us not want to push back the covers and face the day. The kind of stuff that if you’re even remotely porous when it comes to emotion? Can derail a good mood, faith in the goodness of people and generally make you […]
The Promise of a New Day. The way the air smells after the rain. . Nature’s dance: Murmuration.
I am feeling super lazy and borderline cranky this morning…clearly that has carried over into this afternoon evening. I simply do not feel like writing today. And even though I conceptually love Wordless Wednesday, silence does not fit the mood I have been in since I woke up either. Happily I can avoid writing because […]
About 5 years ago there was a game played on Facebook called, 25 Random Things About You, it had a lot of rules associated with it. This is a re-make of the game a-la-blog. There are no hard-and-fast-rules. That being said I would love to know what your, 25 Random Things, are. If you […]
If you have been kind enough to subscribe to my musings every time I click, PUBLISH, thank you! Now I feel it’s only fair that I should warn you: During the month of November, Beyond the Backyard Blues, aka, Elin Stebbins Waldal, will be posting daily. The WHY and the WHAT: Four days ago I […]