Here’s to the dreamers to the poets, to the artists, and to the bloggers like you and I -reading this.
Here’s to the special people that do things no one has ever done before knowing full well when you have to tread new territory.
Above image photographed by Paulette Le Pore Motzko from the original oil painting by Ramona Lea Le Pore Paulette’s mother.
Below image photography and Digital Photo Arts by Paulette Motzko on the night that I had my Samsung Smart TV hooked up on the 1st night. I love Andre Reiu and PBS had a wonderful concert that night. So I started photographing with my high definition camera. This is one of the best. I am all for supporting educating others and exposing the world to culture as PBS does.
Above photo taken of me by my friend Mr. Gonzales shown below.
One of my favorite photos my friend Leonardo Valencia took of me in my tiny, barely-turn-around-studio-apt. I am happy I don’t live in any more!
You have to chart new path no one has ever walked.
Written and compiled by Paulette Motzko.
December 30th 2017 1:39 p.m., 4:34 p.m.
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 strip today on Thanksgiving. So, since I took a nap and got extra sleep I was able to go out down to Roxy’s Diner where I have lots of friends who work there, and it’s always a wonderful time there and I had an open faced turkey sandwich, which was almost a Thanksgiving dinner! It was so big that I’m going to be in the leftovers today.
The photo that miraculously had enough power, even on power saver to make possible.
I didn’t take my usual three batteries for my Note 4, and didn’t really want to sit at Starbucks doing work like I usually do, OR carry a bunch of “junk” with me that weighs a ton, like I usually do. We all need balance in life and we need to maximize every area of our life be it personal , work, spiritual and physical exercise too.
It’s good to do something out of the ordinary and be spontaneous once in awhile and communicate with people, not take an earpiece purposely, even if you like to listen to music on a playlist through the day or whatever, but just connect with life and the living.
I know I made everyone else’s Thanksgiving extraordinary that I went out of my way to communicate with in a totally genuine way, and every time I did that Joy came back at me like I have a boomerang.
They hire people who are really wonderful and kind and go out of their way at The Stratosphere anyway. It was fun to go up to police officers, security guards, people who were traveling from other states, people who sat alone, and people who are doing heavy manual labor jobs and purposely wish them a very blessed Thanksgiving.
People who do that kind of work NEED KINDNESSS most of all because they do their job with smiles on their faces but quite often get lost in the shuffle of life.
It’s nice when one person looks their name tag and thinks enough of them to call them my name and let them know that they’re important. Things like that can make a difference in somebody’s life.
May you all have a most blessed Thanksgiving and carry the spirit of Thanksgiving with you every day throughout the year.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko.
Photography and digital photo Arts by Paulette Lepore Motzko.
Copyright PLM Studios, Las Vegas, Nevada. November 2017.
Quote from Max Lucado’s fabulous book called “Morning and Evening Devotional Journal. Grace for the Moment by Max Lucado.”
I created the image below after having my piano tuned again last night.
This morning, when I was saying my daily prayers, readings and meditations I came across the quote that was just made for the picture that I created last night it is almost as though God directed me to that passage so I can put the two together.
What actions can you do here on earth that will play music on the keyboard of heaven?
Written and compiled by
Paulette Le Pore Motzko.
Photography and Digital Photo Arts by Paulette Le Pore Motzko. PLM Studios.
Copyright October 2017.
I bought 20 beautiful large paperwhites about a month ago, and due to all the terrible weather events we had all over the world, they were delayed in the shipment. I contacted the people that I bought them from and one of the managers contacted me back and they were sent priority mail the next day.
Even though it’s Autumn here in Las Vegas, Nevada with very few if any fall leaves to be seen, I’m going to be creating “Springtime in Autumn” by forcing paperwhites indoors.
Bulbs are so easy to work with and you can keep them going for years. They’re awesome for a beginning gardener. Usually just plant them about 1/2 to 3 times deep of what the bulb size is; the planting directions will tell you.
Years ago in my first house in Sandy Utah, when I was married to the rocket scientist, Mark”s sweet and very generous grandmother Hazel Griffin sent us several hundred dollars worth of bulbs and I had fun playing them all over the yard in around the bhouse.
I kept those orchids going for many years after and they were absolutely gorgeous. There were jumbo gladiolus and red and yellow and tulips, because we got snow in Sandy, Utah which was 20 minutes away from Salt Lake City. It was just awesome living there. I wouldn’t do it now because of the high amount of snow Utah gets. it’s great we can have a guy cleaning the driveway, and when you’re driving in a car everywhere you go. But for me who walks and uses lift and gets around a myriad of ways, it wouldn’t be logistically smart. but I will always remember the extraordinary Panorama mountains and how it look like a painting, how clear it was from where we lived by the Wasatch mountains off to see the Capitol building we could see as clear as day. I would say that Sandy Utah Salt Lake City is the opposite of Las Vegas Nevada. They’re people with their doors open and as long as you were good people they were good to you. Here we have a high crime rate high fraud rate there’s weirdos and goofballs and drunks all over the place it’s the opposite of what that place was, and what many places are I like my place here and it is cheaper to live but there’s prices you pay for that.
Utah was beautiful country and that the Mormon people were so awesome so kind so nice because I learned all about there and even though I didn’t believe what they did we respected one another . I wish more people thought like that . You don’t have to agree with everybody just need to respect their viewpoints and their beliefs.
Around Christmas time at The Visitor Center, they spent about three months every year wiring lights all around Visitor Center it was absolutely gorgeous.
Back to the bulbs, you can keep bulbs going for years just by taking them out, if you live in an area where you can do daffodils outside, like I used to in Southern California, I naturalized them outdoors and my last house in Orange California with the now ex and, I had crocus coming up ‘the first to come up in the spring time and daffodils.
I love growing things this is the first place that I’ve had where I could actually do that and think of growing things once I learned how to do it here in the terribly hot southwest desert.
I hope that by airing this video and buy me writing this, you’ll think of creating “Springtime at Autumn” where you live, and adding joy to your desk or your window sill by planting some really beautiful paperwhites
I ordered these around my birthday August 31st, which was the time they recommend to plant these. But, if you plant them (force them) indoors, you can have these going all year.
It’s kind of like having Springtime in your window sill are on your desk, which is what I’ll be having in about 2 weeks once I plant them.
I have everything but the little glass planter that you need to do these and gravel hydroponically.
I’m soon getting ready to head for church but I wanted to air this.
As I learn the world learns with me, and that’s just one of the cool thing about having a blog that’s read all over the world.
God bless you all.
If you’re Mormon, Muslim, Jewish, Agnostic, Atheist, Buddhist, and any other Christian faith, or don’t know what you believe, I bless you anyway and I hope that only good comes to you in every way.
We’re all the same on this planet and it really doesn’t matter. What matters is how you act and how you treat people it’s not the name your faith and it’s not how many times you go to church.
None of that matters what matters is who you are, what you do and what you bring to the world and what you want to leave the world as because you were in it.
Text Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko.
Sunday October 15th 2017
Updated October 21st 2017
….not to mention the incredible CGI animation crew that it took to choreograph and create this production.
Turn your magic on.
Everything you want is a dream away.
Under this pressure, this weight-
We are diamonds.
I feel my heart beating….
Cuz you make me feel-like I’m alive again.
Awesome and deep words with a lot of meaning.
Images from Pinterest from various sources.
Written and compiled by
Paulette Le Pore Motzko for
I would have more followers but I hear there’s no “follow me” button. I will be working on enhancing the features on the site to make that possible.
The great news is that my followers are tried-and-true, they are genuine, they are intelligent extraordinary individuals whose talents even defy my own comprehension at times. What I envisioned when I created this site in 2012 has become literal reality that is even superseded what my vision was of the best for the site. Every follower every reader has come back like a magnet attrated for all the right reasons -because I am genuine and as what am I long-standing Facebook friends Maria Lourdes Lipardo told me-“you are so transparent”. At the time she said it I didn’t quite know what that meant. Now years later I call it a high compliment.
The world is full of far too many Yes Men comply or go along with a crowd. I’ve never been that kind of person I always have been an individualist.
Because I was misunderstood as a child, I am the quickest to try and understand others, and another person’s point of view. Matters to me to understand communication is Paramount. Just as I was telling a nice lady at the station casino Grand Cafe earlier last night:
We’re all connected on the planet no matter what race color creed. It really doesn’t matter what our faith is but that we believe in something greater than ourselves we treat others with dignity. We don’t need to be like one another, life would be boring if we were. We can learn from each other’s differences and grow as people.
The sun is coming up here in Las Vegas now when I can see the white flowers on the huge Bush surrounding my picture windows blooming. I live upstairs and like it because I’m the one making the noise and its private and I can have a garden on my balcony and go out there anytime and be in my “desert oasis” I created over time.
As I was looking at my statistics here I noticed the atlas of the world filling in with the readership from Canada and many other countries that never read my blog prior.
Makes me a really feel gratified to know that the many hours that I invest in this site is appealing to all people and has become quite universal.
Thank you for all your contributions and comments app for putting a smile on my face everyday.
May every single person who reads this be blessed.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko.
Photography and Digital Photo Arts by Paulette L. Motzko, PLM Studios, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Copyright August 2017.
- 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 in return. If you are looking for something in return, then that means you are manipulative and you’re doing it because you expect something- and it’s not a gift it all is it?
Make your intentions genuine.
Have big picture ideas where you see the big picture of the entire world and much as the nose on your face.
Shoot for longevity in the projects you’re working on.
Genuinely try and help every client, as unique a’s they are.
When you open your mind and think of opportunities and what you can give, and ways you could help each client—great things happen.
Don’t compare ourself to what everyone else is doing. Think outside the box and think for yourself. Expand on your ideas.
If all you do is follow others, you could be following mediocrity! You want to be the one that leads the way to new, brighter Horizons!
Opportunities will arise that will appear as though if by Magic. I am a very spiritual, intuitive, Christian lady; I know that “magic” is GOD.
Blessings will surface effortlessly when you have your mind off the dollars you’re getting for the job. Instead, focus on building lasting relationships and building in creating extraordinary projects that lead to recurring work and passive income.
Life is way more than quick payoffs.
Success isn’t measured by how much money you have in the bank but rather what kind of human being you are and what your value system is. You can make good money and add value to other people’s lives and enjoy doing it. All those things are possible for you and I. You have to give it all some serious thought though, with no distractions.
Everything you do in life builds your reputation, and from your soul, your mind and attitude, your heart and your brain- your reputation will follow you the rest of your life and each positive, proactive action carves your reputation.
Do exemplary things.
Don’t be afraid of hard work because there is a huge payoff that will help more than you awaiting you.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko.
High definition wallpaper image from Zedge.
May 2nd, 2017 at 9:03 a.m.
When $65,000 a year for a drug is applauded
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, flesh and blood people they are developing the drug to help.
They simply can function effectively as a business and still charge less for the consumer.
For instance, my medicine for epilepsy called Vimpat that I take is $20 a pill made by UCB. It cost nearly $2,300 a month along with my Tegretol that I take for a complex partial epilepsy. I have Nevada Medicaid and am on SSI, which allows you to make money and collect it, and pays less than SSDI-full disability. (it also took two and a half years to win with the aid of a social security disability lawyer too and I had to say goodbye to my alimony from the rocket scientist I was married to for 15 years to get that crappy $728 but my medical is covered.
Yet after stating all those facts, the state of Nevada doesn’t think anyone who was diagnosed with epilepsy has a medical conditiom or termed disabled, even though the director at the DMV told me I will automatically get a disabled placard when I update my Nevada state ID.
(I’m still trying to obtain a certified copy of my old marriage license to prove I’m Paulette Le Pore Motzko. That’s a $65 stupid document is so outrageous it is unbelievable. I’ve been divorced from him since 2001 and my name was legally changed in Garden Grove, California in 1986, when I got married. I’m going to go talk to one of my friends who is a librarian and see if she can get me the silly document free because $65 is a lot of money to prove I’m who I am! I’ve been trying to get that document 3 times now and it is difficult since my CA ID expired on my birthday last August.
Nevada needs to spend more time educating their political leaders about things like crime, human dignity, the pedestrian fatality rate and placing penalties on drunk drivers and their educating RTC and people who are public servants about various disabilities, NAMELY neurological ones like EPILEPSY. That would use everybody’s time in an effort worth expending time on.
This may be Nevada and it may have the worst weather in the United States, and 60 mile an hour-knock you on your ass dust storms, high fraud rates, allergies that wont quit due to blowing dust, and vapes and casinos on every corner with few non–smoking areas other than Starbucks.
But Nevada is still only one state in the USA it still is the United States of America. And as far as I’m concerned as far as I know, in the USA, we all have certain basic rights.
One of those rights is to be treated fairly. Denying people with epilepsy the right to use Paratransit and having the head Federal representative not know what epilepsy even is is a crime.
That should be against the law and it probably is.
After after the grand negligence that happened to me regarding Paratransit and the callousness and apathy on behalf of Senator Harry Reid’s office is disgusting.
It doesn’t reflect great kindly on him. The irony is Harry Reid can barely see and uses Paratransit himself, so you think he’d be the first understand the meaning of a doctor’s letter when a doctor writes for a patient to take a medication and says you need it to live, which mine has done since age 9.
You think he would understand as well as the governor, how important it is to look after the safety of people with epilepsy and not allow them to be injured. I was.
I was talking to Harry Reid about raising the cost of living index to $1200 a month for all people on SSI and SSDI.
I still have pictures of the first place I lived in when I first moved here. That horrid $728 a month buys nothing in terms of living quality and your standard of life. All you have to do is think and care and be a responsible person realize that along with all inflation and elevated prices going up, the cost of living index for all disabled people hasn’t been raised in over 20 years.
SSI is $200 less than what California has per month. Who created an SSI (supplementary Social Security) of $728 anyway? A monkey with an abacus? Everything needs to be updated to reflect 2017 prices. Make the minimum BE $1000 for God’s sake! Round it up. Turn the insulting, impoverished amount in to something a human being can really spend, not just make due in the real world. $1200 is actually usable and workable for the average person.
Anybody who thinks that SSI and SSDI checks are handed on a platter they are not you are sadly mistaken.
Image from Pinterest.
Lawyer Bill LaTour won my case in Southern California and I can’t count all of the doctors I went to and specialists and career counselors and all the questions I had to answer and psychological assessments in order to finally present my case. Most who are disabled would rather be working. In the final hearing all of the doctors and the career counselor appeared in a small courtroom and they’re the judge asked me what my name was and after about 5 minutes he reviewed all the evidence presented by every one of the doctors that I had to see you over the course of a year and a half before he finally awarded me ssi. That took a mere five minutes and those were the only words that I other than that.
You can’t sue the government but you can sue people who work for the government. And one by one I will if I don’t get my Paratransit FOR MYSELF AND SET A PRECIDENT FOR ALL WHO HAVE EPILEPSY IN THE STATE OF NEVADA.
After all, I’m the former President and founder of The Epilepsy Connection which was a grassroots organization in Orange County, California that helped countless people in California and many other states, and three other countries who had no other resources whatsoever. I’m also the former director of the Epilepsy Foundation sub affiliate in Garden Grove, California years ago.
In other words, I am a catalyst for positive change and I hope to merge forces with other disabled people making us stronger as a united team.
I’ve got arthritis in that left ankle that won’t go away, just as my dad was just about paralyzed in a wheelchair from osteoarthritis before he died several years ago.
After having a drop seizure- due to being out in 115 degree heat when I shouldn’t have been. That because I was having problems but two idiot’s went against my epileptologist’s letter stating that. I think that’s a crime isn’t it?
DAN HOWLAND AND JIM CHAMPOU, THE IDIOTS WHO DIDNT VALIDATE THAT DOCTOR’S LETTER AND THOUGHT DR. EVANGALISTA WROTE IT FOR THE FUN OF IT, INSTEAD TO PREVENT INJURY TO ME.
Maybe no lawyer in Nevada has wanted to take my case YET, IT IS A crime AND A double crime since Dan Howell and told me he didn’t care about people with epilepsy to my face and he said he didn’t care about learning about anything to do with them he liked being ignorant. After everything hits the fan and people pay the price they should have paid a couple years ago but I wasn’t any kind of health condition to be able to press charges, I hope he’s fired and not only that I hope charges are filed on him for endangerment and that is endangering me.
I believe the max I can do is $10,000 in the state of Nevada for him personally and also Jim shampoo $10,000 and also Tina Quigley, the head of RTC , who all she could say during our phone conversation was “uh huh” after I said anything. In other words, she did nothing and could have been forced my Paratransit ID once suck it but she did not. That’s another $10,000.
They put my life at risk because I was having drop seizures of time and that was written in the letter so that’s called personal injury and I with all the evidence that I can bring which is a hell of a lot of it I call it instant win.
It is the principle here. I am hoping I won’t need to and they will come to their senses. Maybe the Governor can hear the whole sordid story and make it right trade she seemed like the most level-headed person in the most articulate intelligent person I’ve seen hold office in Nevada so far.
I think Nevada has some disabled Senators who have disabled minds and need to greatly educate themselves about what all this abilities are an update themselves with 2017.
Civil rights and then do the educate themselves on disabilities that go far beyond physical ones in a wheelchair.
The statistics on disability is there are more people with invisible disabilities like epilepsy than those with more visible ones.
California was better with Paratransit by far. I had Paratransit in California over 25 years and I come to the 1800’s Wild West High Desert of Nevada and here they turn me down. I called Paratransit once waiting 2 hours and after the two hours the lady said, ” oh didn’t you know? Just because you call Paratransit doesn’t mean it’ll show up!”
You shouldn’t be a leader in the state if you are igorant in the ways I have seen. Dina Titus, Head of Transportation had no desire to help me get what I was owed as a disabled American citizen.
Nevada Medicaid pays for my medicine now and I hope it always does because it’s the best combination I have ever been on in my now 55 years young.
Even all that being said Senator Reid doesn’t think I have a disability-isn’the that rediculous?
I even sent Senator Reid pictures of my medicine and all the vitamins that I take and the doctor’s letter from my specialist who prescribes my medicine and the copy of my medical ID bracelet and he still didn’t think that I was disabled!
Living in Nevada is like living in the wild west where they think they can do anything. The American with Disabilities Act is something that I know all about and because I was turned down for Paratransit here I could sue every senator in the entire State and when because my civil rights were violated and I broke my left ankle as a result of having a drop seizure a year ago and was nearly in power chair after! Was I disabled enough for you then Nevada huh 7 read the governor ? Is that what you want to but everybody Wheelchairs and that’s the only kind of stability you think exist in this world ? Wake up you need to get your head examined and go look at the medical book and read it all of this abilities that exist in this world there quite a lot of them we have a lot of components to our bodies not just a physical body without your neurological system you’re nothing you can’t write you can’t speak you can’t do anything.
I now have arthritis in that left ankle, which makes might a personal injury case that I didn’t want come into the state I just wanted a place to live it was cheap that’s it I didn’t come here for the gambling I don’t drink I don’t smoke I don’t do drugs and I don’t gamble why did I come here for cheap rent that’s it hat’s part of living in Nevada is not something I like but it’s also against my civil rights too.
I’ll be talking to the governor of Nevada this year about all of those issues as well as others that affect everyone or just same old and about raising the cost of living index for all people who are disabled to something that allows them to live in dignity, which the $728 a month does not.
I want to see that all people can afford tm what they need to keep them alive.
Hear that pharmaceutical companies?
Remember the human element.
Remember why you’re developing the medicine in the first place.
What good is a fantastic medicine with a high efficiency rate and the low side effect rate and a huge success rate if the patients cannot afford it? I’m asking you that question mark I was made a rocket scientist for 15 years and I’m fairly bright that’s not even logical is it to make the price outlandish.
If drugs are so outrageously priced limiting who can take them, it defeats the purpose why the drug was ever created.
I wish the scientist who developed the drugs could price the drugs because then they would be priced at something reasonable that makes sense.
Because people who are scientists creating these compounds to help people would never charge people outrageous prices because they’re more humanitarian in spirit than the simply sales reps promoting the products getting huge commissions driving company cars!
Let the pharmacology medicine developers help set a price that is more accurate.
I saw pharmaceutical reps every time I went into one of my neurology offices in Orange off La Veta when I was married years ago. I think what they do should be against the law because they’re giving doctors Kickbacks to promote drugs. because of that, doctors are not looking at to the best needs of the patient. The Pharmaceutical reps are allowed to dangle money in front of a doctor’s faces and saying over here I’ll give you this money -a bribe.
How in the hell can a good doctor think straight with the ” Wheeler Dealers” walking around dangling incentives.
Pharmaceutical companies remind me of real estate companies in California. Everybody is so greedy that they have to make “over profit” aking for way more than is affordable for most everyone except millionaires.
Medicine companies: Remember the people FIRST. Without people in this world you have nothing. Nothing but dust and a bunch of chemicals a test tube that people NEED.
Written by Paulette Motzko on April 5th 2017 at 12:48 p.m.
This is story was aired on Totally Inspired Mind: Where Posititive Minds Congregate and Beautiful Soul Shine.
I created the following document on my Galaxy Note 4 Phablet and the edits are coming in on my Samsung S2 tablet. My phablet overheated just like I do when I even think about the things that I’ve been through for no good reason. I almost was history in this town so rather than be history I’m going to make history instead, making it better for everyone.
Edited April 5th 2017 at 3:36
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
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 of a full size concert grand on it. Like many things, it was sold when moved to Las Vegas. I have often thought of selling this other couch nobody ever sits on and getting a new 88 keyed awesome sampled digital piano with weighed keys. I would have way more FUN with it.
My upright rosewood grand with the dynamic range of a medium size grand piano came with me and sits awaiting my eager hands to play that very song Baby Grand that is the reason I bought the score you see in the picture.
Images photographed and created by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios, Las Vegas Nevada, Copyright April 2017
April 3, 2017 at 8:46 p.m.
Updated 8:57 p.m; 10:40 p.m.
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 Perfection would be the Fulfillment of his end, and his end would be Union with his maker. William James 1842 to 1910.
• A good cause makes a stout heart and a strong arm. – Thomas Fuller 1654 – 1734.
• The purpose of life is undoubtedly to know oneself. We cannot do it unless we learn to identify ourselves with all that lives. The sum total of that life is God. Hence the necessity of realizing God living within every one of us. The instrument of this knowledge is boundless, selfless service. – Mohandas K Gandhi. In Mahedev Desai, the Diary of Mahedev 1958
• Everything living strives for wholeness.- Carl G Jung 1875 – 1961 from on the nature of Dreams 1945
• Making a chief design and a great business, not to be rich and great but several live in this world as thou mayst reasonably believe that has got with a friend. Thomas Fuller 1654 to 1734. Intraductio ad Prudentum, 939, 1731
• Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, and which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau. 1817 to 1862. From his journal October 18th 1855.
• Not only to see and find the Divine in oneself, but to see and find the Divine in all, not only to seek one’s own individual Liberation and Perfection, but to seek Liberation and Perfection of others is the complete law of the spiritual being. – Sri Arubendi 1872 – 1950.
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 in an hour or by about 3 p.m. now yesterday afternoon, Las Vegas, NV time. It’s 4:00 a.m. February 28th, 2017 and with a Pentatonix Concert on Neflix playing, I have been embellishing the post with more images that I feel tell part of the story too and modifying what I wrote.
I hope you will enjoy it. Yesterday was my day to “Get Absorbed in The News Day” writing commentaries. I am an empath in many ways, and can only handle hearing about the news of the world every few days. I would never get anything done if I did otherwise. All I have to do is run into one god-forsaken story about Trump, who’s Triple loser in my book, especially after hearing he made fun of a disabled person. Anyone that would make fun of any kind of disabled person is a pathetic human being. Trump’s animalistic, racist and self demeaning behavior boggles my mind. Yes, I know he tries to demean other people but all he succeeds and doing it’s just lowers himself to increasing new levels of mediocrity. I want him impeached to preserve the integrity of the United States as an American citizen. He simply makes us look bad in the eyes of other nations.
Enough of my political view points, that were not in the original post, but I don’t stand alone in my feelings.
One of my golden rules in life is to be genuine and totally authentic. People respect that. When it comes to followers and buying followers I don’t . All mine are real and represent real, living, breathing , wonderful people who I have impressed somehow, or I’ve inspired, or empowered, made laugh, entertained, or they look forward to something that I write, my original images, or they like just me in general and my persona. My followers are real people who follow me because I am REAL and put on no pretenses. Anything other than that is just fake in my book, and I’m working on two books currently.
I get asked all the time you want to buy some followers they say why? I have my own real ones from hard work writing what I feel is good content. I think any industry they call that organic. As a writer I call it smart because it’s how I know what people LIKE. IF everything is fake and contrived, it doesn’t reflect anything real but it’s just a mere illusion of popularity
When ever I see Trump’s face, one word comes to mind- impeachment. I sincerely hope that happens so the disasters and hate crimes nationwide he instigated can end. The United States needs to think of our progress rather than regression. I wish Trump wasn’t really and instead a really bad nightmare , nut we all wake up and he’s still there unfortunately!
Like many of my stories, posts and pictures; they are going through a creative evolutionary process, contantly changing or improving, like their creator me! We all change everyday just a little bit, even though we can’t see the changes, we still do. The great thing about that is it we all have a say in how we change, and in what ways we change. You just have to want to change then catapult your want with action to make it a reality.
Above photo taken by my friend Martha the general manager of The Canonita-Mexico City Soul Food. Photo editing by Paulette Motzko.
Just like the seasons are now changing from winter to spring, this article is changing with every word I write.
I hope the finished product has you look at not only me in a new way, but life in general in a new way and directs you to a newfound realization of the power you possess in it.
Embrace change. It us the only constant in life. Those who do the best in life ADAPT.
Much like a surfer on a surfboard riding the wave, those that master the “Art of Living”, ride the wave called LIFE. We can learn from the quick reflexes of the surfer, adjusting what we do in correlation to what’s the way was coming our way.
Above image photography by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, PLM Studios, 2017
Photography by Leonardo Valencia. Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko.
Copyright May 2016
Above High definition wallpaper image from Zedge.com
When I was younger I hadn’t discovered my full potential yet and didn’t see the world from a big picture vantage point yet. That was to be uncovered and made visible over time. I was a very sick, misunderstood kid that grew up in the 60’s, at a time before the time “bullying” was invented or before people cared to do something about it at least.
My nanny came to live with us when I was nine, the same age I was diagnosed with epilepsy. The piano she brought with her would soon become my best friend. It took until high school at 14 to be invented for me to know what size your freedom was. Until the time kids were just too mean spirited stupid to ever give me a chance as human being, let alone as a friend. I wrote music on that Henry Ford. Miller piano and read lots of cookbooks and passed the time figuring out what I was going to make and cook, analyzing recipes as though it were a novel envisioning what I’d make when I grew up and the parties that I would have and how awesome it would be…….
Image created by Paulette Motzko, Copyright 2016
Every day pray and meditate as your 1st thing in the day. Connect with your Omnipotent Power of the Universe asking for Wisdom and Guidance. I AM CHISTIAN BAPTIZED CATHOLIC, BUT I AM SPIRITUAL IN NATURE. No matter what your faith, place that part of you first and you cannot be steered wrong.
Above image created by Paulette Motzko, Copyright October 2016. Since that time I have a thousand more followers on
Light an aromatherapy candle and find out how you can tap into what’s inside your SOUL.
I have always found lighting a candle is a way to connect to a hidden, very special light planted in my soul.
Chances are, if you try it, you will discover it too.
Before you know it, when you start connecting with your Spiritual Source, you’ll find a light that you can protect outward at the world, and the world will be brighter as result of it. If your light shines brilliantly it’s own special way, the light will never go away as long as the World Turns. If you bring something to the world nobody has ever seen before that has great merit, you’ll be memorable enough that your memory and good you did will “shine” like the aurora borealis.
The older I get the more I focus on the good I can give rather than what I can get and options and opportunities open like flowers in the Spring.
Photographer Leonardo Valencia. Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko.
Above wallpaper image from Zedge.com
Keep your focus on what matters.
Don’t do something just because everybody else is.
Have your own viewpoints and own them.
Above 3 images created by Paulette Motzko, Copyright 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Image with diary and old fashioned fountain pen by Zedge.com.
Remember: “With a pen, paper and an idea, I have the world!”
Writing is a way you can connect with your innermost self, your hopes and dreams unfurl as you hold that pen in your hand, or as you type. Whichever method helps you connect better and be more prolific, do it!
Go after what you really want in life early and do what you, and nobody else was meant to do.
Above image of The Venetian Trio who are doing what they were meant to do. That reflects in every song they play.
The above image of Norman Vito, pianist at The Bellagio Petrussian Caviar Bar. He is ” in his element at the piano, as though he’s where he is was destined to be.”
Photographed and created by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios, February 2017
Keep Supporters of Your Dreams Close To You
Photography by Leonardo Valencia, of Paulette Motzko holding one of her Nikons.
Keep Negative and Hurtful People Away From You. You owe it to yourself to have a happy and productive life. Negative people are like a ball and chain who get their enjoyment from dragging you down because they don’t have the initiative, talent or ideas that you do. Repel them like water beads on Vaseline.
Above image from Pinterest, from Girlheartscamera.com. Quote by Oprah Winfrey.
Water the Garden of Your Dreams Daily by working on each Project.
Listen to your inner voice, or intuition because it is always right.
Take time for your routine that keeps you most healthy.
If music is a passion of yours, sing a song or put some music out in the universe making your contribution to making a more harmonious world.
Above image photography by Rosie Emberton. Digital Photo Arts by Paulette Le Pore Motzko.
Life is a balancing act composed of spiritual time, personal time, work time, leisure time and whatever other classifications you when to add.
Take time to do self-introspection so you can see how far you’ve come and how far you’ve gone to appreciate Where You Are now.
Mentor others so you can help others carry the torch and do things easier than you once did.
Donate your time then to philanthropic things to give back to the world and it will give you more back than you ever dreamed.
Make the most of where you are now. Use the tools you have now, they don’t have to be the best tools but they’re the tools we can afford and use them maximize them and save up for whatever equipment you need to do your job well.
Don’t take the first no for an answer you hear. If you’re not getting what you want with your company go to the corporate level and I guarantee you’ll get what you want.
Aim for your goals like a GPS guidance system guides a Delta rocket to outer space
I hope you have reading this as much as I have enjoyed sharing my 55 year old wisdom and 20 year old heart with you!
Maybe God had in mind me destroying the original post, so I could write this one which is my own, and my brainchild.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
February 27th 2017 at 1:55 p.m.
Updated February 27th 2017 at 3:19 p.m. and illustrations added 6:38 p.m.
Updated February 28 2016 at 5:26 a.m.
Mental Block – http://wp.me/p5H7ah-ag
High definition wallpaper image from Zedge.com.
Compiled by Paulette Motzko.
January 22nd 2017 at 11:47 p.m.
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 you want to create. Whether it be be a mud pie, a sandcastle, a watercolor painting, a photograph, a beautiful song, a recipe, a loaf of bread, or the manuscript for your first book.
Wallpaper Image from Zedge.com.
Writing can be catharsis or it can be euphoria. You can carve every word just as though you were Michelangelo and you were carving marble transforming something hard and solid into something that breathes with life.
That’s the analogy I like best when it comes to writing, and it has served me well since my Honors English days in High School. I took every English class that Garden Grove High had to offer I had phenomenal teachers, better than even in college.
And one thing I did in every writing class is writing is to write in my personal Journal -and just write every day.
In other words, write things that the world never see.
There are things that are only for you, God, and serve a very valid purpose. If you don’t have a journal, go buy a nice one at Barnes & Noble, or simply use Microsoft Office Word on your smartphone computer or tablet.
Through devoting time to writing in a special place that inspires you, which is very important, extraordinary things will emerge. Stories can develop right before your eyes, poems can be written, recipes can be thought of.
With everything you write anywhere, especially on a Blog that seen all over the world – you’re gaining experience, exposure, notoriety, readership and it’s just enjoyable. The enjoyable part is the most important one of all.
Once you start carving out time for writing, you’ll start carving words that are memorable and lasting and worth remembering.
If you are a writer, check out my other blog called A Writer’s Joy. A Writer’s Joy
Any kind of art, written or otherwise, is an extension of your soul. Art I’d an extension of your inner most being. Writing is one of those timeless arts, that if used in the right way, can outlive you do great things long after you leave this earth, creating a legacy.
Write because you feel what you’re doing is beautiful and has merit, or serves a valid purpose, or can simply give joy, enlightenment someone, educate or you’d simply like to share it with the world. That’s exactly what you can do on a blog.
I’m going to be adding to this book list over the next week. I’m going to start with these two, which in themselves are phenomenal starting points, even if no other books were added to the list.
I hope my words of encouragement and blessings on all of your present and future creations extraordinary Beyond Your Wildest Dreams! To all of the artists, writers, photographers, musicians, and chefs create what’s never been created before. Enjoy the process. Learn everything you can about your craft. Read books, and associate with people who are doing what you want to do and let them enter you in every way they possibly can. Listen to advice and listen to helpful criticism but don’t let others dim the light that shines inside you that’s waiting to burst like a beacon to the world.
Image created by Paulette Motzko, Copyright October 2016.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Copyright, January 2017.
- The Writer’s idea book by Jack Heffron. How to develop great ideas for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenplays. Includes more than 800 prompts. I have the 10th anniversary edition. Copyright 2011.
- The Writers Devotional: 365 Inspirational Exercises, Ideas, Tips and Motivations on Writing. by Amy Peters.
Smith Magazine is a wonderful magazine I just discovered by doing a search on Google.
The most difficult thing in writing I think, used to be succinct and concise say what you want and few words. It’s not so much pinpointing the right descriptive terms and saying what you want, but for most writers it’s trimming excess verbage.
Is it hard to write but then again I’m going to try my hand at my imagination along with it.
If you’ve never written a six-word story before well join the club!
Share a six word story in the comment box about you and your life.
“Empowering, Educating and Inspiring Reward Me.” –Paulette Le Pore Motzko
That’s my 1st Six Word Story.
January 14th 2017 9:30 p.m.
Image photographs and created by Paulette L Motzko, PLM Studios.
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
Vincent Van Gogh”s “Starry Starry Night” French impressionist painting that is referred to in John McClane’s beautiful song “Vincent”.
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 me are…
Beautiful natural surroundings are beautiful places
The Pacific Ocean
Inspiring workplaces that are conducive to concentration
Special music playlist and help bring out the best in your artwork. This could be writing, this could be photography, this could be cooking or painting or some other art form.
The special place that everytime you go there you meet someone extraordinary. I have several places like that and I don’t even question what happens I just know it happens. Will meet someone who is absolutely extraordinary every time I go to this certain location. If you pay attention you’ll find then you can maximize the positives in your world. Just pay attention and follow your instincts and usually always steered in the right direction.
And lastly I do a lot of meditation everyday I’m prayer and centering thought hoping to create something I feel give something back to the universe, and will last long after I touched the face of God.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Painted Picture photographed & Created by Paulette Motzko
October 22, 2016
It’s a learning curve when you’re a writer or a photographer or an artist it would never put you in the right frame of mind, and helps you create the best that is in your soul- then do it.
Passion for Passion – http://wp.me/p7V2xb-25
Piano wallpaper images from Zedge.com
Compiled by Paulette Motzko
October 11th, 2016