Photos of the Week

Last week, I drove as high up the hill behind my house as I could go at dusk and tried to capture the golden light and the reflections of the mountains in the lake.  It was a gorgeous site and a wonderful escape.

Do you ever have those moments where you wish you could hide under a rock and just stay there a while? Even though I'm a grown-up I still have those moments.

I was born into this world scared of most people.  That's just how I came.  I battled shyness all throughout my childhood and now still into my adulthood.  There are times when I'm feeling well and I'm confident and I feel like I can meet the world without batting an eye.  Then there are times when I wish I could just dissolve or hide so that I would be safe.  Maybe it's the tiredness and the stress of having an incurable disease.  I don't really know why, but sometimes I feel very small- hence the wish for a rock to hide under.

At this point in my life, I'm more comfortable and ok with the kind of person I am.  More comfortable than I've been in the past.  I am a more-quiet type person and for years and years I was made to believe that there was something wrong with that.  But the older I get, the more ok I am with the way that I am.  Introverts have some of the best qualities and I'm learning to appreciate that more.

So even though I still have my moments, I don't apologize for being quiet because I learn so much by listening and observing.  And the world needs more listeners!


  1. You are perfect, just the way you are. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. I am an out-going, show-off. My youngest daughter is shy and quiet. (like her father.) They don't tend to make a fool of themselves nearly as often as I do.
    God made us all in His image. We need everyone in this world.
    Thank you for the beautiful pictures.

  2. Amazing pix; thank you for sharing them.
    I love what you said about the world needing more listeners. What a great way to say that :)
    Happy Thanksgiving! There is so incredibly much to be thankful for...

    1. Thanks-I did have a happy thanksgiving! I'm thankful for awesome people that comment on my blog


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