Tag: big picture

giraffes

Why Don’t I Fit In?

Did you ever feel like you didn’t belong in a group you were a forced member of? A recent conversation with family members reminded me how difficult it was growing up and being so different than the rest of my family. It may not have been obvious on […]

path, trail

Surrender to the Path

When do you fight, and when do you surrender? When you find yourself falling in love, do you fight it? When do you acknowledge that to resist is futile and it is time to let go? After all, falling in love wasn’t my plan, and I was determined […]

View from Mt. Shasta, pine, mountains

Out-growing a Point of View

Can you grow younger in your outlook while maintaining your wisdom? Would you even want to? Years ago I was in a multi-generational group that took part in a quiz to determine our outlook on the professional work world and which generation subscribed to the same beliefs. A […]

Colorado, golden aspens, Golden Gate State Park

Change in Perspective

My dog and I recently spent the afternoon at a local state park. As I took pictures of the trees, a lesson in perspective again asserted itself. All I had to do was move a few feet one way or the other to snap a dramatically different photo. […]

Colorado, mountain, sunset

Watching or Doing?

I have lots of creative ideas, but never had the eye-hand coordination or talent to be an artist. I always wanted to create beautiful visual images, but the execution always fell short of the ideal. I received my first camera when I was in grade school and my […]

Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii, taro fields

A Matter of Perspective

My business trip last week resulted in four airplane flights, and I had lots to think about as I flew over the landscape. Nothing looks the same as it does from the ground, of course. The wildfire looked new and small, even if it wasn’t so small to […]

taro fields, Kauaii Hawaii

What a concept!

Give it to me BIG! I really, really need the big picture first. I’m a conceptual thinker and mistakenly think that everyone is this way, when only about 1/4th the population is this way. I took a class recently with an instructor that was decidedly NOT a big […]