Morning Blessing

 

Sunrise by Michael

slowly emerging
over the hilltop with warmth
blue skies awaiting
my soul is reborn, following
a new bouncing ray of hope


Lauren Scott © 2014
Photo Credit to my son, Michael

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Dad’s Tanka ♥

Dad and Lauren

“Good-bye” won’t roll off

the tip of my tongue, only

“see you later, Dad”

Thanks for all you’ve done for us

and know how much we love you!

© LScott
Photo: Dad and His “baby” daughter ♥

Young at Heart – Tanka (and a bit more) :)

Back to school image

It’s time to step out

of my comfort zone and back

onto a campus –

new goal is exciting, but

my nerves are doing dances

© LScott 2013

Back to School Photo: Google Images

I began working full-time after high school,
married in my late twenties,
had children and here I am.

I’ve just been inspired by my daughter graduating
from community college.
A
dditionally, there were many older adults
who graduated, as well,
some in their fifties and
the oldest was 73!
I’m 52, so I think I fit in, don’t you? 🙂

My goal is to return and work towards an AA in English;
a great opportunity to refresh my brain in many aspects.
Can I do it?  Of course I can…
but I’m a little nervous, too.

I feel good about this; something new for me,
as my kids are now moving on, too.
My hubby has also encouraged me,
so the timing feels right…
to satisfy a hunger to learn more
and to keep my brain young.

If any of you can relate to this new chapter in life,
I’d love to hear your story.
Wish me luck!
🙂

Lauren Inverness 2013

Youth – Tanka

Hope for our futures

lies in their hearts and spirits

through bubble gum and

hopscotch, pig tails and scraped knees –

our job to love and nurture

© LScott 2012

Photo: My son and daughter
14 years ago