“Dinner for Two” by Alyssa Nelson & A Fabulous Dinner For Three 

As I am doing photo editing of a beautiful girl I photographed earlier this evening, I heard this song come up and it was so pretty I had to stop and share it with all of you.  I hope you all had a wonderful day. I had an unexpected surprise today seeing my great friend Leo.   He wanted to take me and his niece … Continue reading “Dinner for Two” by Alyssa Nelson & A Fabulous Dinner For Three 

Remember Youth Has No Age- Pablo Picasso

This comes from a fantastic, little but powerfully positive book called You’re Doing a Freaking Great Job! By Workman Press. I found it at one of my favorite places -Barnes and Noble Booksellers. I took a photo of one of the pages I loved the most because I am 55 years young and still going strong.  Written and compiled by  Paulette Le Pore Motzko. June … Continue reading Remember Youth Has No Age- Pablo Picasso

Make each moment a stellar memory for tomorrow!

I shot this image at  Red Rock Resort Casino & Spa in Summerlin the first day that I discovered it several years ago now. The Grand Cafe there serves the most wonderful herbal teas with a nice silver tea service beautiful open-air dining area that uplifts the spirits.  I really love it there but I live on the way north side of town way far … Continue reading Make each moment a stellar memory for tomorrow!

The best in all human beings lies within their hearts and souls and in the unspoken things they do without speaking a word. Sometimes it takes a lifetime to realize this simple truth.

Image photographed and created by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios,  Las Vegas Nevada. Copyright 2017 Wednesday June 28th 2017 at  3:18 p.m. Continue reading The best in all human beings lies within their hearts and souls and in the unspoken things they do without speaking a word. Sometimes it takes a lifetime to realize this simple truth.

Edith Piaf’s Beautiful La Vie en Rose Sung in French with a Jazz Band & Toots Thielemans-on the Harmonica

If you haven’t heard the beautiful, dreamy song by Edith Piaf and Louiguy: you’re in for a treat.  Here it is played by a French harmonica player “Toots Thielemans”…great name, huh? I hope your day was as stellar as mine was. I will sleep good tonight. I hope you do to, thanking the Good Lord for all your blessings.  Written and Compiled by Paulette Motzko … Continue reading Edith Piaf’s Beautiful La Vie en Rose Sung in French with a Jazz Band & Toots Thielemans-on the Harmonica

Carousel by Allysa Nelson with Beautiful Images

I thought that horse looked familiar! I rode that Carousel years ago in Salem, Oregon when I had just met Mark (the now ex-husbsnd & rocket scientist, and went out to go meet his parents after we were first engaged in 1984.) That Carousel has a wonderful history to it that’s extraordinary and is many years old, I think over 100 years. The picture on … Continue reading Carousel by Allysa Nelson with Beautiful Images

If you love to read fabulous, reasonably priced books-Take 15% off your 1st order at DiscoverBooks.com

What led me to this fabulous used book site was BEING IN THE QUEST FOR a book called Fit for Life, which Babette Davis, A VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT OWNER OF STUFF I EAT IN INGLEWOOD, CA.  http://www.StuffIEat.com  I read her story yesterday morning in “Where Women Cook Magazine.”  SHE spoke of that book Fit For Life IN HER TRULY INSPIRING STORY ABOUT HOW SHE OVERCAME ODDS … Continue reading If you love to read fabulous, reasonably priced books-Take 15% off your 1st order at DiscoverBooks.com

Your Feel Good Song of the Day: “Polka Dots & Moonbeams” by Karen Judgie 

I hope everything is effortless that you do today and everything seems to come together like magic.  I also hope that you meet wonderful people who are kind, caring, and who care about the world, kids and everything wonderful in life.  I wish you health, wealth, joy and love inside your heart and radiating all around you. Written and compiled by  Paulette Motzko on  Saturday, … Continue reading Your Feel Good Song of the Day: “Polka Dots & Moonbeams” by Karen Judgie 

It is through generating stories of our own crisis and hope and telling them to one another that we light the path. -Rosemary Radford Reuther

Compiled by Paulette Motzko. Image photographed by Leonardo Valencia. Digital photo editing by Paulette Motzko. Valencia-Motzko Inc. Copyright 2016 Continue reading It is through generating stories of our own crisis and hope and telling them to one another that we light the path. -Rosemary Radford Reuther

Light House by James Taylor & “A Lighthouse is what I Hope to Be” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

I am so surprised I have never heard this beautiful song by James Taylor and that it wasn’t played more when it came out years ago, and isn’t played more now.  His music got me through high school and it’s still getting me by. Between his melodic harmonies,  beautiful guitar playing, and wisdom filled words…he’s still got it and illustrates how you can get better … Continue reading Light House by James Taylor & “A Lighthouse is what I Hope to Be” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

The puzzling way that writing heals the body – BBC Future investigates

This is a truly interesting article period it’s not very long but it goes to a link that will take you to a longer article period psychoneuroimmunology is a fascinating topic. It’s the study of  how your psychiatric system and your neurological system and your immunological  system are interconnected. Written and compiled by Paulette motzko on  June 21st 2017 at 8:40 p.m. http://wp.me/pO3ui-fnL Continue reading The puzzling way that writing heals the body – BBC Future investigates

Take time to play or sing a song, write what inspires you, cook a new recipe, and share it with the special people in your life. 

Image photographed and created by Paulette L. Motzko, PLM Studios, Las Vegas, Nevada. Copyright June 2017. Posted June 21st 2017 at 1:19 p.m. Continue reading Take time to play or sing a song, write what inspires you, cook a new recipe, and share it with the special people in your life. 

Piano in the Background Playlist on Spotify & You Are The Captain in the Sea of Life image

Image painted by my mother Ramona Lea Le Pore, Photography and Digital Photo Arts by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, Copyright February 2016, PLM Studios. The eve of the Summer Solstice  2017 June 20th, 2017 9:48 a.m. https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/37i9dQZF1DX7K31D69s4M1 Continue reading Piano in the Background Playlist on Spotify & You Are The Captain in the Sea of Life image

Happy Father’s Day to Dad in Heaven with Mom

There are so many times I think of my dad and how he would have loved some of the place’s I have been to here in Las Vegas. Great ItalIan food, Stella D’Leo cookies,  guessing someone’s nationality-which he thought was just interesting and I find I have that skill and joy of learning about people too. With each Italian deli I walk into or a … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day to Dad in Heaven with Mom

Entrepreneur: Advice for Uber From Branson, Cuban and Others

This piece of news largely is about Uber, which is Lyft competitor. I personally used Uber one day and destroyed it off my Galaxy Note 4 the same day because the app was prehistoric by comparison to Lyft.   I was just one mile from my place, and it said it would take 30 minutes for a driver to get to me! That was 30 minutes … Continue reading Entrepreneur: Advice for Uber From Branson, Cuban and Others

Business Insider: Wall Street analysts are predicting US auto sales are doomed — but they couldn’t be more wrong (GM, F, TSLA)

Business Insider: Wall Street analysts are predicting US auto sales are doomed — but they couldn’t be more wrong (GM, F, TSLA)  Compiled by Paulette Motzko,  June 18th 2017 at 6:28 a.m. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwy5K52zk Continue reading Business Insider: Wall Street analysts are predicting US auto sales are doomed — but they couldn’t be more wrong (GM, F, TSLA)

Forbes Now: Lyft Has Unveiled Its Plan To Bring Emissions Way Down By 2025

Forbes Now: Lyft Has Unveiled Its Plan To Bring Emissions Way Down By 2025.  I know 2025 is a long way away,  but I don’t know if I’d want to ride in a self-driving vehicle with a robot as my driver- how do you feel about that? Share your comments in the comment box. This will be an interesting one to read about. I use … Continue reading Forbes Now: Lyft Has Unveiled Its Plan To Bring Emissions Way Down By 2025

35th Annual ‘Mermaid Parade’ Marches Through Coney Island

35th Annual ‘Mermaid Parade’ Marches Through Coney Island.  First you saw some California news in the “Big Orange” and now on the other side of the United States, here is news about the annual  Mermaid Parade in the “Big Apple” in New York. Written and compiled by Paulette Motzko on June 18th 2017, 6:10 a.m. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/06/17/35th-annual-mermaid-parade-headed-to-coney-island/ Continue reading 35th Annual ‘Mermaid Parade’ Marches Through Coney Island

onlyinyourstate.com: The Charming Northern California Town That Represents The Best Of The West Coast

onlyinyourstate.com: The Charming Northern California Town That Represents The Best Of The West Coast.  I lived in Southern California for decades and I never travelled here amazingly. After reading this article, it makes me want to check it out! Compiled by Paulette Motzko on June 18th 2017 at 5:59 a.m. http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/northern-california/norcal-west-coast-town-klamath-ca/ Continue reading onlyinyourstate.com: The Charming Northern California Town That Represents The Best Of The West Coast

Essential California: Amazon-Whole Foods deal: Is this the revolution we’ve been waiting for?

Essential California: Amazon-Whole Foods deal: Is this the revolution we’ve been waiting for? http://www.latimes.com/newsletters/la-me-ln-essential-california-20170617-story.html Shared by Paulette Motzko on June 18th 2017 at 5:50 a.m. Continue reading Essential California: Amazon-Whole Foods deal: Is this the revolution we’ve been waiting for?

“Different Ways To Catch The Happy Bug Everyday” from That Hijabi Sister

http://wp.me/p8pPIx-B3 No matter where you live and what you’re going through, I’m sure you can find some excellent advice here from this thoughtful, very well written post by That Hijabi Sister. I don’t know her first and last name yet, but I’ll find out. 🙂 Compiled by Paulette Motzko. In the wee hours of the morning on June 18th 2017. Have a positively awesome day … Continue reading “Different Ways To Catch The Happy Bug Everyday” from That Hijabi Sister

Today Matters: A beautiful, short audio prayer & meditation

I hope you enjoy this audio prayer and meditation from Abide about looking at your life as though it were a garden. The things you do are the seeds you sow and the outcome of those things is your harvest. Written & compiled by Paulette Le Pore Motzko. Image photographed and crrated by Paulette Motzko, Copyright 2017. Pray this prayer at https://abide.is/sharing/9R_8N8YN0jBR5uNb Continue reading Today Matters: A beautiful, short audio prayer & meditation

My life has been happy because I have had wonderful friends and plenty of interesting work to do. I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. – Helen Keller

……. perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times, but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. The wind passes, and the flowers are content. – Helen Keller Images from Pinterest. If Helen Keller could have looked at her life in the most profound way that she did highlighting the best of who she was and what she worked on. Did you … Continue reading My life has been happy because I have had wonderful friends and plenty of interesting work to do. I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. – Helen Keller

BLESS THE BEAUTIFUL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! Happy Flag Day 2017!

Photo created by Paulette L Motzko, Copyright June 2017 PLM Studios. Wednesday June 14th 2017 at  Here’s a note about the sparking American flag I used in the photo here…. It is one of my grandmother’s cherished pins she used to wear. She was my mother’s mother and singlehandedly raised her children on her own due to my grandfather James Hubert Hart dying of spinal … Continue reading BLESS THE BEAUTIFUL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! Happy Flag Day 2017!

Watch “Amazing Grace – 미스코리아 이하늬” on YouTube & Contemplating How Small The World Really is.

This has to be the coolest version of Amazing Grace I’ve ever seen and heard.  I heard it on YouTube Red when I was adding web content to one of my websites, but I had to take a look at it. What a talented player she is; I don’t know the name of the instrument that she’s playing but I love the sound of it. Amazing! … Continue reading Watch “Amazing Grace – 미스코리아 이하늬” on YouTube & Contemplating How Small The World Really is.

As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life. Buddha

Life is not a spectator sport.  Get involved with things you love and be a part of the world around you, wherever you are at that moment.  Make new friends.  Venture out.  Be glad you’re alive and thank God for every blessing that you possess. Written, compiled & Photography By Paulette Motzko. Digital Photo Arts by PLM Studios. Continue reading As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life. Buddha

Beautifully Defined on Networx: What to do When Your Plants Bolt & The Garden Miracle 

http://www.networx.com/article/what-to-do-when-plants-bolt Tomorrow some non GMO organic vegetable seeds will be arriving from Amazon – wonderful ones I love that are so great for me like spinach, kale, fancy buttercrunch lettuce, and carrots that I can grow in the right conditions in the Southwest desert by controlling their environment. Seeing living things grow around me adds a wonderful fresh touch to my life. When my dozen … Continue reading Beautifully Defined on Networx: What to do When Your Plants Bolt & The Garden Miracle 

Healthy Curried Veggie Burgers 

http://cookingupastormwithmisspolly.com/2017/06/09/curried-veggie-burgers/ These “burgers” have no meeting them, instead they have cooked brown rice or cooked couscous as well as yogurt. I used homemade Bulgarian yogurt in the recipe but you can use Greek yogurt in place of it. Also they contain chopped walnuts, chopped carrots, plain bread crumbs, and your choice of curry powder I used one that is fantastic that I found on Amazon … Continue reading Healthy Curried Veggie Burgers 

A French Waltz About Love You Can Dance to in Your Imagination 

The harmonies in this short piano solo will give joy to your heart and soul; they did mine.  Here’s a song for you… Mon amour de la Montre Martre by Leon Noel 714-728-6037 Paulette Motzko https://open.spotify.com/track/6kkEA7YXcfMXzI77XdVH1mn Here’s a song for you… “Mon amour de la Montre Martre” by Leon Noel. 714-728-6037 Paulette Motzko   Image from Zedge. Written and compiled by  Paulette Motzko on June … Continue reading A French Waltz About Love You Can Dance to in Your Imagination 

A beautiful jazz piano solo to do what you love by….

This comes from a Spotify playlist called “Piano in the Background”. “All the things you are”  is the name of the piano piece and Herman Hughes is the gifted piano player playing it, by the way. I didn’t create the playlist. It’s one of the many pre-programmed playlist that the people that Spotify created that are pretty incredible. I hope every hour of your day … Continue reading A beautiful jazz piano solo to do what you love by….

Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on Earth, for what they believe is what they will become. Brooke Hampton

That is exactly what my mother said to me all my life. She was my best cheerleader, my confidante, my motivator the sunshine and the sky on a beautiful summer stay and the brightest star that glimmers at night. I think her everyday for all of what she gave me: love, inspiration, her time, sharing ideas, sharing secrets that only the two of us knew … Continue reading Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on Earth, for what they believe is what they will become. Brooke Hampton

“Passion for Life” By Silvia Mordini & “Following Your Divine Compass” by Paulette Motzko

http://wp.me/p5O7H7-WY Read Silvia’s great article about how to maximize the most important things in your life and minimize or remove the minor ones and how to keep your mission that you’re trying to accomplish right in front of your face guiding your every thought and move like a Divine Compass. Her article inspired me to writ what I did. Thanks Silvia Mordini! “What I mean … Continue reading “Passion for Life” By Silvia Mordini & “Following Your Divine Compass” by Paulette Motzko

Tell your children that if a stranger tries to take them- all manners are out the window. Tell them they are allowed to scream.

I found this fabulous image on Pinterest that says it all using the words regarding educating your kids on what they should do if someone tries to abduct them, God forbid. Education is POWER. Teach your kids how to outsmart the losers and abusers of the world. Written and compiled by Paulette Motzko. June 7th 2017 at 10:31 a.m. Continue reading Tell your children that if a stranger tries to take them- all manners are out the window. Tell them they are allowed to scream.

Paulette Motzko Invites You to Check Out the Amazon App and get $5

Use my link to get $5 for signing into the Amazon App the first time:  http://amazon.com/mrp?refcust=PAULE4698N&ref_=mrp_10005_shr_ss_wl97918_ I was just talking to the great Amazon Customer Service people and they sent me this code to share with all my favorite people. When you use it, you’ll get $5 off your purchase and they’ll give me $5 for telling you about it.  The code is PAULE4698N Happy … Continue reading Paulette Motzko Invites You to Check Out the Amazon App and get $5

Seeing This Will Remind You of The Good in the World….

http://ewtn.mpl.miisolutions.net:1935/ewtn-live-1/smil:dome.smil/playlist.m3u8 And in the hearts of us all. In any country in the world you can go to http://www.ewtn.com and view the station live even if you don’t have a TV you can watch it.  There are masses, prayers, rosaries and all kinds of inspirational programming for adults, young people and kids. Below image from Zedge. Even if you are not a prayerful person, or you’ve never … Continue reading Seeing This Will Remind You of The Good in the World….

Join Praying The International Rosary on ETWN 

I’ve never seen this station in my life, I’ve been Catholic for a long time. Here in Las Vegas, Nevada EWTN is channel 261.  Even if you are not Catholic you could join in and pray. Most of the Catholic prayers come right out of the Bible anyway. If you have never prayed a rosary before and don’t  know the prayers I have you’re solution … Continue reading Join Praying The International Rosary on ETWN 

Itzhak Perlman Playing Cinema Paradiso: Thoughts About Gifted Musicians Who Happen to be Disabled 

I just realized that some of my most favorite musicians in the world are disabled like I am. I have epilepsy, I misunderstood  invisible neurological disorder.  The same year I was diagnosed with epilepsy in January 1971, my Nanny came to live with us and brought her piano with her, thank God. That friendly, magical, 88-keyed, beautiful piano soon became my best friend and only … Continue reading Itzhak Perlman Playing Cinema Paradiso: Thoughts About Gifted Musicians Who Happen to be Disabled 

World Environment Day: Viewing Now & The Future & Eco-Friendly Effective Cleaners

Thank heaven I have great calendars that tell me about all the holidays all over the world.  I didn’t realize tomorrow is World Environment Day until looking at my cool weekly planner I bought from one of my favorite places in the world, Barnes & Noble. To describe how much caring about the environment means to me, I would simply say that we need to … Continue reading World Environment Day: Viewing Now & The Future & Eco-Friendly Effective Cleaners

How to Relax and Why- From the Green Eyes, Balanced Life Blog & Wonderful Aromathepy Ideas from Paulette Motzko

http://wp.me/p86oMr-cw Learn about aromatherapy, meditation, and music-therapy…. Images showing various homemade aromatherapy blends from Pinterest. Compiled by Paulette Motzko. June 3rd 2017 at 5:37 p.m. Updated 5:54 p.m. Continue reading How to Relax and Why- From the Green Eyes, Balanced Life Blog & Wonderful Aromathepy Ideas from Paulette Motzko

Sunrise Serenade: Drinking great coffee, smelling the fresh, morning air and listening to the birds

Written by and Photography and Digital Photo Arts by  Paulette Le Pore Motzko. Copyright June 2017. June 3rd, 2017 at 2:02 p.m. Yesterday morning at went out on the balcony with my favorite Starbucks Pike Peak coffee brewed in my Ninja Coffee Bar I bought myself for Christmas.  (The coffee maker has paid itself in dividends back for the joy that I’ve gotten out of … Continue reading Sunrise Serenade: Drinking great coffee, smelling the fresh, morning air and listening to the birds