Promise becomes reality: flowers unfurl

This is a time-lapse film of flowers opening: many of them are lilies or orchids, so the colours and patterns and shapes are stunning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjCzPp-MK48 video by David de los Santos Gil   For variation, mute the music they are presented with, and try varieties of music in your audio library.  How does it feel …

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Poetry of Resilience – Irina Ratushinskaya

Poetry can inspire by acknowledging a person, telling their story, celebrating their life's witness.  I just came across a poem by Luci Shaw, which tells us another poet/person's story, their persistence through harsh circumstances.  Encouraging.  Luci's poem begins with her introduction to Irina, in italics. Irina Ratushinskaya —Russian poet and physicist who was sentenced to …

Antsy – eh?

If you are following the daily creative prompts by Sketchbook Skool (put on the top of my blog page), read today's, "Antsy" and began to fret, wondering what it was - if you felt very nervous, worried or unpleasantly excited by not knowing its meaning - well, that IS the definition of antsy.  It's a …