Category: create a dream

  • create a dream: an apartment complex

    My husband Danny read daily from his vision board, OWN A 10PLEX. His vision became a reality when our dear friends decided to sell their apartments. It is a complex that houses 10 families…55 and older. It has been a lot of work for him. He spends every Saturday there, especially in the warm months, […]

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  • create a dream: nutrition coach (part two)

    As part of our photo session together, Aly wanted photographs with her family in their garden this year. Their hard work is inspiring…but so is the beautiful location. It was my favorite part of our time together (you know how I feel about photographing children…my favorite!) MY QUESTION FOR ALY: As a mom, knowing and […]

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  • create a dream: nutrition coach (part one)

    My friend Aly from FOOD REBEL is an inspiration to me! She is a nutritional consultant and coach. She is a cross-fit enthusiast, and a wonderful friend. I admire her real persona on social media, it is authentic to how I know her as a friend and neighbor. She is also motivated in leading this […]

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  • create a dream: Canyon Creek Hollow

    create a dream: Canyon Creek Hollow

    He rode these same hills on his horse as a child. Now, with kids grown, he has created an oasis for any horse lover. He is living the dream he has had since his childhood. I am grateful that they trusted me with this story. Let me start by saying, I am a total beginner […]

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  • create a dream: a carwash episode

    create a dream: a carwash episode

    I was listening to a motivational podcast this week. The subject of the episode was finding your purpose, your personal legend. They suggested reflecting back to the dream you have had since your youth. It was intended to be motivating. I was actually left in somewhat of a stupor. There were things like writing and […]

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  • def. of CREATE

    def. of CREATE

    28mm, f4.5, 1/1250, ISO200 | Hog Island, RI Most of my life I thought of the action to CREATE when referring to CREATIVITY had almost everything to do with art…drawing, clay sculpting, painting, crafts, etc…  It is SO much broader to me now.  The definition of CREATE in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary is: to bring […]

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  • burst into bloom

    burst into bloom

    35mm, f1.8, 1/320, ISO100 | Dumbarton Oaks Conservancy   “Work with all your heart, because–I promise–if you show up for your work day after day after day after day, you just might get lucky enough some random morning to burst right into bloom.”  -Elizabeth Gilbert

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  • drew itself near

    drew itself near

    24mm (24-70mm lens), f2.8, 1/250, ISO6400 “Why would your creativity not love you?  It came to you, didn’t it?  It drew itself near.  It worked itself into you, asking for your attention and devotion.  It filled you with desire to make and do interesting things.  Creativity wanted a relationship with you.  That must be for […]

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  • create a dream: QUILT MAKING

    create a dream: QUILT MAKING

    This is the first post in a series I will be sharing regularly.  I have recently become more aware of the power of creativity in a world filled with consumption.  Creativity is so much more than artwork & craft projects.  Creativity is anything that you are doing with deliberation and effort.  Creativity is found in: […]

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