This simple but very poignant quote comes from my childhood heroine who is still my adult heroine today. She formed many of my viewpoints on what “disabled” people can do at an early age. We all have some kind of disability, big or small, it’s how we view it that makes all the difference. We can downplay or highlight it. Make the most of your … Continue reading Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller. Commentary by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Turn your phone off and turn on and tune in to life! It’s not too late! Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko. Photography, digital art and graphic design by Paulette L. Motzko, PLM Studios. Copyright July 10th 2018. 2 p.m. When you’re over 50 years old as I admit I am, you become a walking piece of History. I remember Walter Cronkite’s telecast on Channel … Continue reading Life before cell phones: Do you remember a time when you looked into someone’s eyes when you spoke to them? Do you remember when you had a real up close, memorable, enjoyable conversation?
Above image taken by my dear friend Frederick Blanche at Lake Las Vegas Friday night. It was the first time I had ever been to Lake Las Vegas and I really had no idea where he was taking me to, as he wanted to keep it a surprise. It was the most beautiful, cool evening with the enchanting lights all around and the reflection of … Continue reading So many prayers being answered and I am so grateful….
When was the last time you noticed everyone smiling in a room because of special things you said to the people who were in it? A smile is a gift from God and more of them should be exchanged between strangers as we journey through life. After all, a person is a “stranger” until you say “hello”. What ways can you add some sparkle to … Continue reading How can you add some “sparkle” to your day?
I went to the evening maas at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, the oldest Catholic Church in Las Vegas. It was wonderful to see the smiles of the sweet little children and song all the beautiful Christmas songs with everyone. I then went to The Grotto, at The Golden Nugget across the street and enjoyed seeing my friends who work there, and remembered me. … Continue reading I had a very blessed Christmas yesterday.
Me choosing scrumptious subtlety sweet Italian Lemon Cream Cake at Fellini’s Italian Restaurant at the Stratosphere by candlelight late at night which is something I typically don’t do as I go to bed pretty early and get up pretty early, but something told me to just go out and enjoy my Thanksgiving the day before all the crowds blocked the freeway getting down to the … Continue reading Thanksgiving Every Day: Thankfulness is a Mindsetest and Way of Life
It’s no matter that I have lived in Las Vegas, NV several years now with the dust blowing around me and the rocks beneath my feet; it will always be summer in my heart and soul. Me below at the Starbucks in The Stratosphere. The photo was taken a few days ago on the 11th of November. I was born in Tucson, Arizona, also the … Continue reading It’s always summer in my heart.
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
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.
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
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
Image photographed by my awesome, sweet waitress at Chili’s-who is shy and likes to remain anonymous. Photo editing and Digital Graphic Arts by Paulette L. Motzko, Copyright, May 2017. One year ago today TotallyInspiredMind.com had 2,497 followers. Below me at The Bellagio with a bad date who took that good photo. I did my magic photo editing making it look like it was shot in black and … Continue reading Sending LOVE to all of My 2,788 Triple-Winning, Good- Hearted Followers on TotallyInspiredMind.com.
Make the things you’re involved with in life be positive chain reactions. Make people glad they know you. Don’t be manipulative. Don’t be a user. Be a giver. Don’t look for something every time you do something – good or positive for someone for no reason. When you give someone a gift that’s what that means – it’s a gift. You’re not looking for something … Continue reading Every Action Has a Chain Reaction in Life -Make Your Actions Great, Memorable and Lasting!
Image created by Paulette L Motzko. PLM Studios, Copyright April 2017. Continue reading Love the earth. It is our only home and our natural resources are finite.
When $65,000 a year for a drug is applauded http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/03/health/prescription-drug-prices-public-opinion/index.html Paulette Le Pore Motzko’s Note to Pharmaceutical Companies on Placing People First and Nevada’s Unfair Treatment of People with Epilepsy, Civil Rights & Disabilities I wish more pharmaceutical companies had more or a “Triple Win Attitude”: I Win, You Win & Society Wins. Huge multi million dollar companies need to keep ever present the real, … Continue reading When $65,000 a year for a drug is applauded : Pharmaceutical Prices & A Disabled Person’s Right To Live in Dignity with All Needs Met
My Business Plan I purchased on September 9th, 2016 for TotallyInspiredMind is set to auto renew at $299.00 yearly on the same day this year, only if I feel their customer service improves radically and if I feel like I’m a valued part of what makes wordpress.com successful. They still haven’t told me WHY they needed more money from me-dodging the question, and instead said … Continue reading Test to see if WordPress.com is Still Blocking My Images After Paying $299.00 for their Business Plan. Updated Post
Patience, Hope, and Courage (3 min read) – http://wp.me/p7hi1Z-6sD Images selected by Paulette Motzko from Pinterest. March 11th, 2017 3:40 a.m. Continue reading Patience, Hope and Courage by Rose Wolfe Millionaire Digest’s (Living Free With disAbilities)
http://paper.li/PollyMotzko/1356862348#/ Mom (Ramona’s Lea Le Pore) and I (Paulette Le Pore Motzko) back in 2001. I remember this day like yesterday. These photos are stellar because they are my “visual hugs” that get me by. Mom touched the Face of God last June 2016, after battling Alzheimer’s diseas many years. Written, compiled and photos by Paulette L. Motzko. Paulette Le Pore Motzko created Ramona’s Alzheimer’s … Continue reading Ramona’s Alzheimer’s Disease Daily: Issue for March 11th, 2017
Above images created by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, Copyright 2016 Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko. Copyright February 2017 I accidentally erased the link that was on here going to a blog post called “Stages of Change”, and prior to finding the blog post in the wee hours this morning, I had the idea to write this. I thought the entire story would be written … Continue reading Stages of Our Lives Pass Like Changing Seasons by Paulette Le Pore Motzko New Version
My good friend Jennie Fitzkee, who created a wonderful, inspiring, heartwarming and often educational blog call A Teacher’s Reflections wrote this great article about her dear Nan. “Nan” shown here. Photo used with permission. Her Nan brought art into her life the same way my Nanny brought music and her piano into mine! Thank you to all the great grandparents Nans and Nannies who left … Continue reading Picasso, My Grandmother, and Me
Image photographed & created by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, Copyright February 2017, PLM Studios Las Vegas. Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko. February 10th 2017 at 3:07 p.m. Continue reading Celebrate your life each and every day because TIME is PRECIOUS and so are YOU!
Helen Keller Says: “If we make up our minds that this is a drab and purposeless universe, it will be that, and nothing else. On the other hand, if we believe that the earth is ours, and that the sun and moon hang in the sky for our delight, there will be joy upon the hills and gladness in the fields because the Artist in … Continue reading If we make up our minds that this is a drab and purposeless universe, it will be that, and nothing else. On the other hand, if we believe that the Earth is ours, and the Sun and Moon hang in the sky for our Delight, there will be gladness in the fields….
Tuesday:) Two Cups of Tea, a Tree, and Spacey Me – http://wp.me/p3106f-2wA Above image photographed & created by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios Copyright January 2017. January 20th 2017 2:31 p.m. Continue reading Two Cups of Tea, a Tree, and Spacey Me by Toni Andrukaitus
Helen Keller Says: “I, for one, love strength, daring, fortitude. I do not want people to kill the fight in them; I want them to fight for right things.” One of the earliest known pictures of Helen Keller with her extraordinary teacher Anne Sullivan. She was my role model since I was 9 years old diagnosed with epilepsy. I discovered her and playing piano I’m … Continue reading I, for one, love strength, daring, fortitude. I do not want people to kill the fight in them; I want them to fight for the right things. Helen Keller
https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=w-_QOlCJUek&feature=share I’ve never heard Claude Bolling before he plays a mixture of classical and jazz merged together and it’s phenomenal. Paulette Le Pore Motzko January 8th, 2017 3:19 p.m. Continue reading Watch “Claude Bolling – Baroque and Blue” on YouTube
Image from Motivational Quotes. From StayPositive.Me. Compiled by Paulette Motzko. January 2017 6:04 p.m. Continue reading The things you take for granted someone else is praying for.