Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller. Commentary by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

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

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?

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?

It is Three Days until Christmas Eve. What are you thankful for in 2017? Share what you’re thankful for in 2017 in the comment box.

Share your words of Thanksgiving and Reflection in the comment box. Below is a photo of me, Paulette Motzko at Weera Thai from last night, December 19th, 2017. I discovered this awesome Thai Restaurant when I went to go get my new glasses and Eyeglass World yesterday afternoon. I also  discovered a great new place to get my hair done too and I made some … Continue reading It is Three Days until Christmas Eve. What are you thankful for in 2017? Share what you’re thankful for in 2017 in the comment box.

May this Human Rights Day 2017 set a chain reaction for all people to be treated with respect and dignity regardless of their color or their sacred beliefs. Paulette L. Motzko

Photography and digital photo Arts by Paulette L. Motzko. Copyright December 10th 2017 at 4:25 p.m. Continue reading May this Human Rights Day 2017 set a chain reaction for all people to be treated with respect and dignity regardless of their color or their sacred beliefs. Paulette L. Motzko

Thanksgiving Every Day: Thankfulness is a Mindsetest and Way of Life

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 always summer in my heart.

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.

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always had and you’ll always want what you always run away from.”-                        Luis A. Delgado

Those brilliant words came from my wonderful friend Luis A. Delgado. He and I met in Southern California in Westminster many years ago, and even though neither of us live in California any longer we are still connected and are “kindred spirits”. WE BOTH have “the ocean and the beach in our soul” from living NEAR THE PACIFIC OCEAN  so many years. We also are … Continue reading “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always had and you’ll always want what you always run away from.”-                        Luis A. Delgado

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. 

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!

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

Love the earth. It is our only home and our natural resources are finite.

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.

Watch “Steve Barakatt California Vibes” on YouTube

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=WUBmIS88Dko&feature=share Image photographed  and digital graphic arts by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios. Taken in beautiful Huntington Beach, California. Compiled by Paulette Motzko. April 11th 2017 at 1:57 p.m. Continue reading Watch “Steve Barakatt California Vibes” on YouTube

Baby Grand by Billy Joel and Ray Charles on Spotify

Compiled by Paulette Motzko. Me on my Nanny’s Henry F Miller piano she brought with her from Florida to California when she can to live with us when I was 9 years old. Little would I know how that piano would become my best friend. I haven’t played this song for some time  since I had my digital Roland 88 keyboard with incredible sampled sounds … Continue reading Baby Grand by Billy Joel and Ray Charles on Spotify

Quotes About Purpose

​Quotes about Purpose Written and Compiled by Paulette Le Pore Motzko. All images photographed and created by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, PLM Studios Copyright March 2017 March 22nd 2017 • As far as we can discern, the whole purpose of human existence is the Kindle a light in the darkness of my being. – Carl G Jung 1875 – 1961. Memories, Dreams, Reflections. • Men’s … Continue reading Quotes About Purpose

Life is your Pearl that lets You String One Great Moment After Another-Paulette Motzko

Image photographed and created by Paulette L Motzko,  PLM Studios,  Las Vegas, Nevada  Copyright March 2017. 2:23 p.m. Continue reading Life is your Pearl that lets You String One Great Moment After Another-Paulette Motzko

Stages of Our Lives Pass Like Changing Seasons by Paulette Le Pore Motzko New Version 

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 

Picasso, My Grandmother, and Me

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

Paulette Motzko’s Writing Books  Recommendations and Pathways to Inspiration

This article was inspired by one of my recent followers, who went through a very tragic and tumultuous year. Because of this it stopped this once prolific writer from producing anything at all.  Sometimes we can be over critical on ourselves, overanalyzing everything that we do. That quality doesn’t help us when we create anything of value in this world, written or otherwise. Create because … Continue reading Paulette Motzko’s Writing Books  Recommendations and Pathways to Inspiration

Savor Life!

What did you do lately where you really absorb all of your senses and you enjoyed that moment to the max degree? Quite often we dual task and triple task ourselves to them limit, and we very rarely allow our senses: hearing, fragrance, touch  in taste to fully absorb and immerse ourselves  in  the total experience. Try it if you haven’t already and just do … Continue reading Savor Life!

Thank you to each and every one of my Triple-Winning, Extraordinary 2,691 Followers on Totally Inspired Mind!

You each are like special gifts that I unwrap each day when I read your comments and also explore your own blogs, stories and photographs.    I am very blessed to know you all through WordPress, and others through Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and some fresh air addresses and phone numbers. ( I am not on Facebookmuch any more due to it being too distracting on … Continue reading Thank you to each and every one of my Triple-Winning, Extraordinary 2,691 Followers on Totally Inspired Mind!

Book Review: The Celestial Proposal:       Our Invitation to Join the God Kind

https://www.amazon.ca/Celestial-Proposal-Invitation-Join-Kind/dp/1494716755/ref=sr_1_1_twi_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1421335100&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Celestial+Proposal My trail blazing inspiring author friend Jane Catherine Rozelle wrote this phenomenal, inspiring book called Thearlier Celestial Proposal that will open your mind to new, faith guided ways of thinking .  And, if you are already a spiritual person like I am, it will give you room to grow in self discovery. This link will take you to where you can purchase the book … Continue reading Book Review: The Celestial Proposal:       Our Invitation to Join the God Kind

Do what you love and love what you do. Think of what you’re giving …Instead of getting & watch your life CHANGE!

Image photographed by my friend Angela. Photo Editing and Graphic Arts by Paulette L Motzko, Copyright November 2016 November 4th 2016 1:34 p.m. Continue reading Do what you love and love what you do. Think of what you’re giving …Instead of getting & watch your life CHANGE!

We’re Still Here by Jolyn Young (Cowboys, Cows & Cowgirls)

We’re Still Here – http://wp.me/p46axJ-pb The theme today on Totally Inspired Mind is “the high desert”….I searched “high desert” on the Reader on my WordPress app on my Galaxy Note 4 I am writing this with. Up came wonderful, vibrant, refreshing stories from writer/photographer/bloggers living in New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada- which is how I spotted Jolyn Young’s true life story about what it’s like … Continue reading We’re Still Here by Jolyn Young (Cowboys, Cows & Cowgirls)

Relaxing Background Guitar Music & How Creating An Inspiring Environment by Paulette Motzko

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv1Yx3eFnEg&feature=share I love this beautiful acoustic guitar play list.   If you are a creative person just like I am, the key is to find out to flowing inspiration is to know in an intimate way what environment helps you create the best in yourself.  Keep repeating it over and over again. What works for you will be different than anyone else.  Things that inspire … Continue reading Relaxing Background Guitar Music & How Creating An Inspiring Environment by Paulette Motzko

Watch “Relaxing Harp Music: Help You Enhance Your Life, Sleep, Meditation, Spa, Study | Instrumental Background Music ★49” on YouTube

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=dCvEgqePl84&feature=share This beautiful and serene video and soundtrack has water sounds on the music track with a solo harp. The photo slide show is of nature scenes.  I hope this adds some beauty and joy on your lives today. Written and compiled by  Paulette L Motzko  Image photographed by Glenn Clayton. Photo Editing and Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko  Copyright October 2016 Continue reading Watch “Relaxing Harp Music: Help You Enhance Your Life, Sleep, Meditation, Spa, Study | Instrumental Background Music ★49” on YouTube

Serenity lies in the simple, natural, beautiful places given to us by Mother Earth. Let us always cherish and preserve them. – Pauette Motzko

Image Photographed by Leonardo Valencia, Photo Editing & Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko Copyright October 2016 Continue reading Serenity lies in the simple, natural, beautiful places given to us by Mother Earth. Let us always cherish and preserve them. – Pauette Motzko

Life is the dancer and you are the dance. – Eckhart Tolle

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” Eckhart Tolle I prefer to say “Life is a dance and you are a dancer.” –  Paulette L Motzko Images from Pinterest, a variety of authors to be added later, many unknown. Compiled by Paulette Motzko October 10th, 2016 5:38 p.m. Continue reading Life is the dancer and you are the dance. – Eckhart Tolle

Sharing Stellar Ideas Like  Monarch Butterflies Flying From My Hands to The World by Paulette L Motzko

This all began with me sharing a beautiful Chinese Proverb late in the day and having Jennie Fitzkee, who is a teacher, writer and blogger and wonderful human being comment on how wonderful it was can I share the proverb. See it said that through me  I made the proverb brand new again.  And I told her that I had never heard it before so … Continue reading Sharing Stellar Ideas Like  Monarch Butterflies Flying From My Hands to The World by Paulette L Motzko

Be like a perennial flower that grows & comes back each year, more colorful than before. – Paulette L Motzko

Image photographed and created by Paulette Motzko Copyright 2015 October 8th, 2016 10:33 a.m. Continue reading Be like a perennial flower that grows & comes back each year, more colorful than before. – Paulette L Motzko

Make a wish on a full moon for all things wonderful. – Paulette L Motzko

When was the last time that you looked up in the sky and saw something beautiful, and you knew that there was a God who made it all? You knew that the same God that made that sun rise or sun set made you as extraordinary too. That Omnipotent Presence speaks through Nature to me. Everyday there occasions where if you look, you’ll be able … Continue reading Make a wish on a full moon for all things wonderful. – Paulette L Motzko

The Venetian Trio at The Venetian: An Extraordinarily Talented Trio-Painted High Definition Pictures by PLM Studios

All images photographed and Digital Arts by Paulette L Motzko, PLM Studios Copyright August 2016 Continue reading The Venetian Trio at The Venetian: An Extraordinarily Talented Trio-Painted High Definition Pictures by PLM Studios

At The Otto Enoteca Pizzeria at The Venetian

This place is absolutely fabulous! From our tantalizing appetizer of caprese insalata and French bread with dipped in a sweet Balsamic vinegar and extra Virgin olive oil, to my main course of ravioli brasato -the flavors sung on my taste buds sweeter than the opera singers sang in St. Mark’s Square! Written and compiled by – Paulette Le Pore Motzko Images with Paulette Motzko in … Continue reading At The Otto Enoteca Pizzeria at The Venetian

There are No Ordinary Days, but Days You Transform into Extraordinary Days by Your Actions, Your Words and Your Deeds.- P. Motzko

Continue reading There are No Ordinary Days, but Days You Transform into Extraordinary Days by Your Actions, Your Words and Your Deeds.- P. Motzko

LOVE Sent to the Families and Friends of the Young LGBT Murder Victims in Orlando, Florida from Paulette Motzko

Feel free to share this post on your blog too to continue the chain of support! I also shared a CNN story that takes people to a page where they can donate blood and other resources. Paulette Motzko Image created by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios, Las Vegas, NV June 13th, 2016 at 1:43 p.m. Continue reading LOVE Sent to the Families and Friends of the Young LGBT Murder Victims in Orlando, Florida from Paulette Motzko

Surround yourself with beautiful things, an appreciation for the arts and genuine people with integrity with beautiful souls. – P.L. Motzko

Surround yourself with beautiful things, intelligent  people with Integrity who have beautiful souls, an appreciation of art, music, classic literature, the culinary arts , interesting people, exploring new and unique places…. …. and you’ll never be bored as long as you live. You’ll stay young forever because you’re always regenerating and charging your battery, empowering your soul….along with your smartphone! Make sure you take time … Continue reading Surround yourself with beautiful things, an appreciation for the arts and genuine people with integrity with beautiful souls. – P.L. Motzko

Nothing is as Contagious as Enthusiasm. It Moves Stones, it Charms Brutes. Enthusiasm is the Genius of Sincerity, and Truth Accomplishes no Victories Without it. – Edward George Bulwar-Lytton

When was the last time that you exhibited enthusiasm and what were you doing? How did it help you? Share your story with all of the 2,506 readers on Totally Inspired Mind in the comment box following this post. – Written and compiled by Paulette L Motzko June 6, 2016 at 12:20 p.m. Photography and Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko Copyright PLM Studios, June 2016 Continue reading Nothing is as Contagious as Enthusiasm. It Moves Stones, it Charms Brutes. Enthusiasm is the Genius of Sincerity, and Truth Accomplishes no Victories Without it. – Edward George Bulwar-Lytton

Looking at the Pacific ocean beaches, hearing the crashing waves, seeing the swaying Palms…

Stead the coast in green… Only wishing I could stay longer. Written by Paulette L Motzko May 29th, 2016 Copyright PLM Studios Continue reading Looking at the Pacific ocean beaches, hearing the crashing waves, seeing the swaying Palms…

The sunlight shimmers over the green mountain peaks greeting us with joy.

Photography by Leonardo Valencia Photo Editing by Paulette Motzko Copyright May 29th, 2016 VALENCIA MOTZKO INC. Haiku by Paulette Motzko Continue reading The sunlight shimmers over the green mountain peaks greeting us with joy.

Digital Paintings of The Wild West, Valencia Motzko Inc by Leonardo Valencia and Paulette Motzko

All images photographed by Leonardo Valencia Photo editing and Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko Copyright May 2016 If you’re interested in obtaining any of these as prints or on canvas contact us at: Email : TotallyInspiredPC@gmail.com Phone or text: 714-728-6037 Continue reading Digital Paintings of The Wild West, Valencia Motzko Inc by Leonardo Valencia and Paulette Motzko

SPIRITUAL SUNRISE BY Paulette Motzko & Leonardo Valencia

All images photographed by Leonardo Valencia, Photo editing by Paulette Motzko, Poem written by Paulette Motzko & Leonardo Valencia, Copyright May 2016 4:01 p.m. Continue reading SPIRITUAL SUNRISE BY Paulette Motzko & Leonardo Valencia

Be a flashlight lighting up the good all around you and in others. – Paulette Motzko

Image photographed by Leonardo Valentin Photo Editing & Graphic Arts by Paulette L Motzko Valencia Motzko, Inc. Copyright April 2016 April 28th, 2016 12:04 p.m. Continue reading Be a flashlight lighting up the good all around you and in others. – Paulette Motzko

Google Talk The Global Translation Chat App & & Paulette Motzko’s Thrill of Discovery

I learn many things new through the course of my day everyday. I have always had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, even since I was a small child at 4 years old, learning to read, and then learning phonetics. I learned the meanings of the prefixes and suffixes when I was 6 years old. I learned the value of a book and the extraordinary concepts … Continue reading Google Talk The Global Translation Chat App & & Paulette Motzko’s Thrill of Discovery

Try and Bless Others with Your Presence and Make Each Hour a Present! – P.L. Motzko

Image created by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios COPYRIGHT 2015 Continue reading Try and Bless Others with Your Presence and Make Each Hour a Present! – P.L. Motzko