Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Inspiration is All Around Us

I have been reading the book "The Nine Modern Day Muses" 10 Guides to Creative Inspiration for Artists, Poets, Lovers and other mortals wanting to live a dazzling existence. The book is written by Jill Baldwin Badonsky On page 37 of her book she writes:

"If we pay attention to the present moment we will discover that inspiration is not
elusive nor out of reach. There is already an unfathomable amount of inspiration right in front of us. Creative electricity is everywhere and when we connect to the voltage of our awareness anything in our environment can become a conductor of new ideas. Everything from the way the grass blows, to the music of a child's laughter can become the art of our lives and the substance of artistic expression."

So at the end of this gorgeous day I captured some magical moments from the world in my backyard for my visual diary.

The sun is setting and the evening air is cool and dry. The honeysuckle has thrived in the wet weather that has occurred this May.

How heavenly it smells as the breeze carries the fragrance across the yard. I took some shots of my favorite flowers,

my furry friend Daisy playing peek a boo

and Ron mowing the grass.

Daisy has played so hard, having a ball with us in the back yard she decides to take a nap while I go through the mail.

Going through the mail I discover my ACEO I bought from Tammy of Light and Shawdow Studio has arrived. A gorgeous wolf with a Witch flying across a yellow moon. The photo does not do it justice. The perfect end to a wonderful day!


Suecae Sounds said...

It certainly sounds like a wonderful day as well. You have a cute looking dog there. :)

Sarah said...

Oh Sherry what great pictures!! Daisy is sooooo cute - love the green feet. Honeysuckle - oh one of my favorites - love to taste the sweet nectar too - the kids enjoy doing that too!!!
You lucky girl - you won that ACEO - isn't that wolf amazing!!
Hug hugs, Sarah

Gail H. Ragsdale said...

Great photos! Love the birdhouse in the honeysuckle-looks like my yard!

jaz said...

i love love love the green feet too! i just found your blog and i think you will really want to look at mine:


hope you visit and enjoy!

Jennifer said...

My book is on it's way! WOO HOO!! Can't wait to into it! This workshop is going to ROCK!!

Daisy is adorable and I just loved this Magickal Post!!!!


Light and Shadow Studio said...

Oh Sherry you are so kind and sweet. I am so honored that such a great artists such as yourself would buy my work. Dang, you took better pictures of it than I did. BTW Your gardens are so unbelievably beautiful. My mouth just drops open when I see your yard. I noticed that you have a blog just for your gardens? I am off to check it out. Thanks again Sherry.

Sherry Byrum said...

Wow people really look at my blog!!! I am so touched by all of your comments!!

Anonymous said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.