This photo blog is about sharing the beauty that I see.
It is my way of making a positive contribution toward a more kind and peaceful world.
It is my hope that the beauty in my photographs will spark a bit of peace, appreciation, and joy in others and remind them that the same magnificent beauty lies within them.
For a little background information, here is a quick snapshot of who I am:
- A Mother
- A Nana
- A Wife (to the same kind man for 32 years)
- A Sister
- A Friend
- A senior citizen by some standards
- A vegetarian who doesn’t like to cook
- Spiritual, but not religious
- A good problem solver
- A photographer with a very basic camera
- A composter and recycler
- An introvert
- And very recently….. a blogger
In addition, I’ve lived in New York, California, Tennessee, Washington State, Kansas, Florida, and now South Carolina. I grew up in LA, and graduated from San Diego State University in 19?? with a degree in Deaf Education. I worked for more than 22 years as a teacher of children who are deaf or have other special needs. I have worked on research grants, written curriculum materials, and tutored.
Besides this blog, I have another one, whereslynda.wordpress.com, which includes my photographs with writing that emphasize my spiritual side. Now, I think you’ve gotten a pretty good picture of who I am, except for these last few things:
- I went to elementary school with Kurt Russell’s sister (and even went to a sleep over at their house)
- When I was in high school, I lived in a house once owned by Ann Margaret which was up the street from the house where the Jackson Five lived
- I was in People Magazine
- I went to New Zealand for seven weeks
- I’m a good Wordfeud (Words with Friends) player
- I don’t watch any violent or negative TV shows or movies
- I love deer (the cute animal, not the meat)
- I meditate
- I once owned a Karmann Ghia (and would love to own another one)
11 thoughts on “About”
Hi Lynda, Thanks so much for sharing your work. Recently, I found myself very discouraged by all the negative political commentaries in the media. I spent time thinking…questioning.. how I can get through the next election season and my answer is “with art”…..read more poetry, spend time with photography, and read meaningful literature. I include your work as part of my support for making it a good day while in the midst of a sea of negative messages!
Thank you for including my work in your search for what is positive, beautiful, loving, and true. I hope it helps you to see the world through new eyes.
Hi Lynda. I have just come across your magnificent blog, and although i have only scratched the surface, I have discovered a treasure trove of beauty and wonder. You have captured some superb visions of nature, and certainly have an eye for portraying the magical essence of the natural world. I will look forward to experiencing more!
Wow, thank you so very much, Pete. It is a hobby and a passion that brings me great joy, while teaching me a few life lessons along the way.
You are welcome, Lynda. It’s exactly the same way for me also. Nature can be so beautiful and inspirational, and fill one with such peace and joy.
Wonderful work. I love this . I learn to paint . I am a Dutch woman. I love the dunes and the sea. I am born in Haarlem in North Holland and i lived in the neighbourhood of Bloemendaal. There are the dunes and the sea. Because the strand is a part of the strand of Zandvoort.
Thank you. There is something so calm and peaceful about dunes. I hope that painting them gives you peace.
Hi Lynda, what a joy to find you here. I especially love your “Beauty Breaks” series. similar to your blog mission, I, too, try to find beauty – it heals the heart and soul.
Thank you so much. Sharing the beauty we see and the insights we learn is one way to lend a helping hand to our world.
Thank you for sharing your thoughts, talents and experience with the world, Lynda. We could use a bright light to uplift us these days. Beautiful beautiful photographs!
Thank you much, Elisa. I hope you find some helpful thoughts for this journey we call life.