I’ve had the pleasure of knowing the very talented photographer, Su Leslie, and her blog Zimmerbitch for about four years. Throughout those years Su has repeatedly impressed me with her stunning photographic posts. Su has also been a favourite guest author here on Surprising Lives, so I’m thrilled to offer a new compilation post of …
You Can’t Pick Your Family But You Can Love Them
I love this post by Floridaborne or Joelle LeGrendre, one of our regular guest authors. I’m sure you will agree with me, especially if you’re an animal lover. It may coma come as no surprise to frequent readers of my blog that 3:00 am and I aren’t strangers. Unfortunately, when I’m ready to sleep again, my …
Surprising Gifts – A Guest Author Tanka Poem
Treasure life. See, hear, feel, inhale a forest scent, imprint each moment. In surprising ways we find everyday gifts meaningful. If you want to participate, here’s the link: http://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2018/01/31/weekly-tanka-prompt-poetry-challenge-week-82-treasure-surprise/ ©Joelle LeGendre Joelle LeGendre is one of our popular guest authors. Click here to can see more of her Surprising Live’s posts.
Vantage Distance By Su Leslie.
I love this post from Su Leslie of Zimmerbitch. My comment at the time was, “Wow, what a beautiful post, photographically, articulately and, oh yes, certainly metaphorically! ? I hope you enjoy this guest author post as much as I did. My little escape to the Waikato is over and I’m back at my desk. Although …
It's Time To Open Your Heart
By Author Winslow Eliot. Winslow Eliot’s Website
How was your day?
There is a lot of unnecessary pain in the world. I’m not just talking about war and violence, but pain we cause others and ourselves as well. We make meaningless things important. We hurt others and ourselves giving too much power to things that have no true value. I think about this as I look …
At A Loss For Words
A great post demonstrating what I think is Floridaborne’s (Joelle Legendre) great humour but what she calls “I’m at a Loss for Words.” “My mom used to say, “I’m at a loss for words.” That cliché describes this week quite well: My sense of humor is hiding and my creativity has gone bye-bye. However For some reason, …
Nature’s Gifts: Kiawah Island, SC Stunningly beautiful photography ©2015 Jane Lurie.
See The World With Nurul Lubis
A profile of photographer and blogger Nurul Lubis. By Amanda Ricks @surprisinglives.net
Shadow Boxing – A Guest Author Haiku
Shadow boxing is a post from Two on a Rant. I have been introduced to this amazing blog and one of its authors Floridaborne. I am now a Two On A Rant, junkie. This post is a beautifully written haiku about life’s battles and the scars that they leave with us. I hope you enjoy the …
Learning the benefits of stillness
World-renowned and award-winning Author Winslow Eliot is one of those people who I hold in high regard. She and I enjoy a good relationship in which we share our work, ideas, and opinions through social media. Winslow is always open, well-informed, supportive and humble. With these things in mind, I am very interested and supportive of Winslow’s current …
Winslow Eliot Special Post
“The road rising to meet you.” “Happiness- Feb. 5. 2015” Courtesy of Winslow Eliot-Author