“Use reflective surfaces to create an artistic echo of a scene…”
Mirror, mirror on the wall…why is it I blog at all?
I started this blog when I began my 50th year of life. That was in August of 2011. I had just moved to Wisconsin to live with Steve. I was widowed three and a half years. I had a lot to process and a lot to learn.
I am now facing another transition: leaving Wisconsin and Steve to live in Oregon, closer to three of my four adult children, my mother, and my three siblings. I have a lot to process and a lot to learn.
I learn by reflecting on what I’ve seen.
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
I am making this cross-country move because I have learned again what I always knew to be my Truth: that I belong most importantly in my Family – my family of origin and the family that my late husband and I loved into being.
“Art is not a reflection of reality, it is the reality of a reflection.”
― Jean-Luc Godard
Writing in this blog, storing photographs and memories, was a way to plant the seeds of realization. In my words and pictures, I remind myself who I truly am and see who I am becoming.
“There is one art of which man should be master, the art of reflection.”
― Samuel Taylor Coleridge
All my artistic echoes have origins in my mother and repercussions in my children. Being so distant from their heartbeats just doesn’t make sense. I need to hear the rhythm of our art, our lives, in order to keep dancing.
“What we do now echoes in eternity.”
― Marcus Aurelius
Beautiful post. Good luck on your journey.
Thanks, Dawn! I appreciate it.
Beautiful photos and even more beautiful words Priscilla. I am so happy that you will be nearer to your family. I know what it is to be separated x
Thanks, Helen. This is scary in some ways and so exciting as well.
In equal measure..
I agree, Priscilla. Family is very important in my life, too.
I wish you the best with your family. 🙂
Beautiful reflections, Pricilla! Love the last two images especially.
Thanks, Amy. I made the one of my daughter jumping into my screen saver. It makes me happy!
Good for you for following your heart, no matter how challenging the obstacles may seem Priscilla. Wishing you the best in your journey. Loved your images and your message this week
Thank you, Tina, for your kindness and good wishes!
Thank you! I appreciate your visit.
Beautiful. I wish you a good move and many happy moments with your loved ones.
Thank you so much!
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