I haven’t journaled in ages. Coz’ I can’t face it. I probably should coz’ maybe it’ll take away the need to mess up and self harm at the moment. Just to step on the slippery slope. the familiar. Someone suggested I use a writing prompt. So, breath. And yeah, I’m so going to regret posting this. Continue reading “Writing prompt: Breath”
Hello, this is Tamara. ♥️ Being here is an honor.
While I was driving, today, I was thinking about how being ‘behind the wheel’ is utterly exciting; my foot danced upon the gas pedal, I changed lanes on each curve and bend (like a race car driver!), and I listened to some great tunes! Continue reading “Driving Update, Creative Writing, Reasons #165”
Hello, this is Tamara! And, this is Reasons, #161: Continue reading “English Bulldogs! Creative Writing, 161 Reasons”
I find unopened boxes a great joy! They bring about exuberant excitement and great anticipation!
Most of the time, when I buy something that I have long wished for, I will bring the item home, stare at its unopened housing, and Continue reading “Unopened Boxes! One Hundred Forty Six”
Journaling. One hundred and forty four. I can’t believe I’ve never written this as a reason before…. I mean, journaling, c’mon, it’s one of the first! Well, really it’s not the first, as can be seen, it’s reason 144. Continue reading “One Hundred and Forty Four: Journaling”
Surviving California Fire!
Surviving a major Natural Catastrophe, such as the Northern California, Camp Fire, that burned over 100,000 acres of forestry, including over six thousand residential homes, and many businesses, nearly wiping out the entire town, just two days ago, is a reason to live!
Trying to drive faster than the flames could catch me, with my Australian Shepherd, two meowing cats, and one hay-munching bunny Continue reading “Surviving California Fire! Reason One Hundred Forty One”
Loving the rain and anticipating its arrival makes me glad at being alive!
Of course, I am not just talking about a bit of drizzling, here and there, or a dainty rainfall. No, I am speaking about heavy, horse-galloping rain! The kind heard through even the most insulated of walls! Continue reading “Loving The Rain, One Hundred thirty Three Reasons”
Birds Singing bring me joy because their songs are so full of light, beauty, and love!
I sing songs of freedom
that linger through the air;
They are full of hope and peace,
and never is heard despair!
Each morning I sing out my gifts,
Music that moves me is one of my many favorite things! Some of the reasons why I find music such a great inspirational tool in living my life with greater joy, and thereby, thriving (instead of just surviving) are as follows:
1). Music has a seemingly magical way of lifting me up higher than a soaring bird, rising me far above the clouds, when I am feeling down. Continue reading “Music That Moves Me, One Hundred Twenty Two”
People Who Inspire Me
There are some truly special people out there, who have a way of touching our heartstrings, that make life all the more worth living!
These are usually the kind of people who totally “get us”; it’s as if they are part of our own tribe, so to speak. Continue reading “People Who Inspire Me – One Hundred Twenty One”
Thank you, Eliza, for the privilege you have given to me to write this post on your lovely and inspirational WordPress Site! Continue reading “Five Senses, One Hundred and Seventeen”