A creative eclectic in pursuit of destiny…Welcome to my personal blog. I hope these heart-felt reflections, humorous quips, and vibrant photos brighten your day and inspire your creativity. I'm an educator by day and a creative eclectic at all other times. Explore my websites and the links listed below to discover how many different ways people can express their unique creativity. -JoDee Luna
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My war with the squirrels took a recent turn. Here’s why. I planted; they nibbled until the new blooms disappeared. They munched on the Shasta Daisy leaves until only stubs remained. Oh and the botanist who insisted that marigolds repeal squirrels, … Continue reading
Incorrigible: . Firmly rooted; ineradicable: incorrigible faults. . Difficult or impossible to control or manage: an incorrigible, spoiled child. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition http://www.wordnik.com/words/incorrigible Have you ever felt like your soul was incorrigible? I have. … Continue reading
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” –Proverbs 13:11-13 My blogging friend, Slam Dunks, hit one out of the park with his latest post, “The Best that Never Was.” He writes about a … Continue reading
When my son approached manhood, I gave him Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If.” No other poem seemed to say all that my mother’s heart felt needed saying in order to prepare him for success in life: If you can keep your … Continue reading
Sometimes life goes backwards. You reconnect with a former friend who posts pictures on Facebook of your missionary outreach days in Budapest, Hungary. You look at you children ages four and seven and wonder under which carpet the Sandman swept … Continue reading
“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson This quote I read today stunned me. Now just so you know, I’m a quote lover, a collector of quotes, and a fashioner of … Continue reading
Money vanishes on wings of circumstance—not as a homing pigeon returning to roost… but like a wild hawk breaking free of the tether. And yet, we mortals breathe in cultural winds that promise swift returns and scurry to fill the … Continue reading
This morning I arise and wipe sleep from my eyes. Slumbering steps move me slowly towards the nook in the couch, the place where I think and write and listen. Life direction moving forward? Check. Hold those whom I love … Continue reading
“Our treasures are many…they just walk around in human form.” In these lean economic times, circumstances force us to simplify. We reduce our spending and weed out extravagances. In the process, we search for meaning. What is truly important? We … Continue reading