Midwestern Wanderlog

quieting the mind

2016-01-28 – The roller coaster effect
2016-01-28 – The roller coaster effect

2016-01-28 – The roller coaster effect

So you’re developing a new skill.  You’re past the awkward, disheartening I’m-never-going-to-get-this stage and starting to feel pretty darned proud of what you can create.  Maybe you even go so far as to think, Wow, I’m getting good enough I bet…

2016-01-21 – Stay mindful; be in the moment
2016-01-21 – Stay mindful; be in the moment

2016-01-21 – Stay mindful; be in the moment

(I have my camera back today.  I’m so pleased!!  Can’t wait to see how much better the images are and how much time I can save in not needing to remove spots!) When working on a long-term project such as a…

2016-01-02 – Listening to the silence
2016-01-02 – Listening to the silence

2016-01-02 – Listening to the silence

The world we live in is a busy one, and I don’t mean just within city limits.  Radio, television, smartphones and other devices, everywhere we turn there’s a source of electromagnetic bombardment.  And we’ve become so inured to constant noise…