A reverse role model for me, who I don't want to be, is my old self... Any version of Gwen that was operating in the old operating systems pre the 2020 version. I've come too far and grown too much. I appreciate Old Me for doing what she did to survive and for taking the … Continue reading Gratefulness ~ A role model…
I learned how loved I am.
Technology that allows me to connect with friends near and far, even the other side of the planet, instantaneously. Human connection is powerful and essential and technology may hinder it in some ways, but in others it aids it.
I've enjoyed watching the Calleta Silkmoths for the last month or so. They were in a mating season about a month ago and I saw many land on a bush outside where they laid eggs. I watched the eggs for them to hatch. I've been keeping an eye on the caterpillars there, waiting for them … Continue reading Gratefulness ~ Something in nature…
One of the most charming juxtapositions in life is that it is always burly bikers who know the prettiest drives to take. I spent several months exploring all the corners and sections of The Three Twisted Sisters, which is a twisty, turny, hilly drive in the Hill Country of South Texas. Coming from San Antonio … Continue reading Gratefulness ~ A new thing I saw and loved…
The early morning birds chattering with one another, talking about how they slept and what they're going to do today.
Having fierce conversations with people who hurt me, without anger or bitterness, and with all the right words to set my boundaries.
Autumn... It teaches us how beautiful it is to let the dead things go.
My fear about owning my emotions and being vulnerable with my true self.
The schwa of pink, grey, orangey, blue of the sky as the sun is starting to warm the horizon before dawn.