Smallness as Good for the Soul

Old Rural Virginia One-Room School House © 2014 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Inspire: Words for a Busy Week “…one wonders if Americans will ever tire of chasing after the gods of Progress and Bigness and rediscover the little things, red schoolhouses among them, that once gave us our soul.” —Bill Kauffman, “In … Continue reading

Mysterious Unity of Things

Movement of Time © 2014 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Inspire: Words for a Busy Week Every genuine artistic intuition goes beyond what the senses perceive and, reaching beneath reality’s surface, strives to interpret its hidden mystery. The intuition itself springs from the depths of the human soul, where the … Continue reading

Golden Hour Glory

Summer Evening Sun

It is late Friday evening as I finally get a chance to sit down and write this. I’d like to play along on more link-ups — it’s just finding the time to get the posts written, you know? It’s easy … Continue reading

pixie in the sun

I’m trying to think of new ways for people keep up with my latest posts. I’d never really looked at Bloglovin since I used Google Reader for my RSS feeds, but, I see so many of my bloggers friends over … Continue reading

Softbox Sidelight

copper bowl set-up

With only an hour to play around until I had to pick up a son from a friend’s pool, I got right to work, setting up the tripod and lightstand. It took me awhile to get the stupid background to … Continue reading

Play and Creativity

yellow tulip

I’m not a very confident writer. In fact, I feel rather self-conscious about it. The more I worry and angst the worse the writing becomes. Madeleine L’Engle wrote about that (I warned you that I really like her!). “A writer … Continue reading

GOBO* Gets You More

Gebera Daisy with Pears

Maximize the effect of natural-light side lighting I got very lucky Saturday morning. We had a grey, drizzly morning that turned into one of those bright but overcast-type afternoons. The diffused and soft light meant that my glass front door … Continue reading