Two Passionate, Love Filled, Hope Filled Poems from Ramon Loyola

I met Ramon Loyola on Word Press when I was searching the world over to add new content to the writers work lab etc. I saw his extraordinary poetry and read his blog and how excited he was (as I would be), seeing his books in a book store. I could relate. I really loved what I saw. I asked him if I could print … Continue reading Two Passionate, Love Filled, Hope Filled Poems from Ramon Loyola

3 Days 10 Hours Until Christmas…May It Be BLESSED!

Photography by Leonardo Valencia Photo Editing & Graphic Design by Paulette Motzko Copyright December 2014 Photos of The Wynn Hotel & Casino, Fashion Show Mall, The Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Shrine by Paulette L Motzko Photo of Paulette Motzko by Thomas Wojiensky Copyright November 2014 Photo Editing & Graphic Design by Paulette L Motzko “Get Inspired” Photo Badge Promo for Totally Inspired Mind by Paulette … Continue reading 3 Days 10 Hours Until Christmas…May It Be BLESSED!

Sometimes you want to be alone, not to feel lonely, but to be yourself. – Theresa Sunday

Image & Quote by my friend Theresa Sunday Where do you go to so you can feel like yourself or meditate? I used to go to see the Pacific ocean and haven’t found a replacement for it yet. Paulette Le Pore Motzko September 21, 2014 2:41 p.m. Continue reading Sometimes you want to be alone, not to feel lonely, but to be yourself. – Theresa Sunday

Brand New Day…Sunflowers Smiling Photography by Francesca Cangialosi, Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, Copyright 2014

The Sunflower Smiles “Tall and proudly I stand face upturned to the sun. Green leaves surrounding my cheery face making people smile. I know when God made me He knew I would give joy to others. I Line the fences in most every farm in America and am the focal point of every garden patch”…. I am The Sunflower. Every twenty four hours we are … Continue reading Brand New Day…Sunflowers Smiling Photography by Francesca Cangialosi, Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, Copyright 2014

A lot of affluent people try and buy happiness with their credit card ; they forget to watch a sunrise or savor a sunset. – Paulette L Motzko

  Images taken at The Huntington Beach Pier 2013 and 2014 by Paulette L. Motzko Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright 2013, July 2014 Continue reading A lot of affluent people try and buy happiness with their credit card ; they forget to watch a sunrise or savor a sunset. – Paulette L Motzko

“Failure is necessary to success as the oncoming wind is to a bird taking flight into the sky and soaring.” – Mena Habeeb, Writer & Photographer

Ever looked at a shooting star in the night sky and seen it shimmer across the sky? I have. I also have met people who lit up my night sky like stars and Mena Habeeb is one of those “stars”. I asked to sit next to him when he was studying to pass a long test to get his real estate license. We sat next … Continue reading “Failure is necessary to success as the oncoming wind is to a bird taking flight into the sky and soaring.” – Mena Habeeb, Writer & Photographer

Share Your Country….

This was created for the feature called “Share Your Country” on my first blog and networking cooking site called “Cooking Up a Storm All Over The World!” http://www.CookingUpaStorminCA.ning.com I ask all 534 regular followers and over a thousand readers to share your country here of photos of beautiful places showing your main streets and favorite places. Continue reading Share Your Country….

Describe Yourself in Words and Pictures in The Virtual Guestbook

I am inviting you, my hundreds of readers and followers to describe yourself in words and pictures. I tried this on my first blog called “Cooking Up a Storm All Over The World!” and it went nowhere. That site is being merged with another one and is under maintenance. So, describe yourself and your credo and see where it goes! I hope a few of … Continue reading Describe Yourself in Words and Pictures in The Virtual Guestbook

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower…..

“All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.” – Abraham Lincoln Inspiring someone is the most rewarding thing one is capable of doing. To show someone their hidden potential is like planting a daffodil in fall to have it bloom in the spring. – Paulette Motzko Photos taken in Oceanside, … Continue reading All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower…..

Les Carlton’s Awe Inspring Waterfall Shot Evoke Peace & Simplicity in My Soul

Rushing Water, Smoky Mountains near Telico,Tennessee – http://pinterest.com/pin/535506211912584526/ When going through my boards on Pinterest I immediately found this one and had to share it here. I think God lies in Nature and it is through places like this that I derive clarity in my life. How do you find peace and clarity in your life? Paulette Le Pore Motzko Continue reading Les Carlton’s Awe Inspring Waterfall Shot Evoke Peace & Simplicity in My Soul

Keep Youth Inside Your Pocket Like You’re Holding Tinkerbell

Keep Youth Inside You Like You Are Holding Tinker Bell The photo here was taken at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada nearly two years ago come August. It doesn’t feel like it, but I remember how in awe I was when I walked in and saw the beautiful displays they created there. It was worth the work they put into it setting it … Continue reading Keep Youth Inside Your Pocket Like You’re Holding Tinkerbell

Photo Montage II: Carl Sandburg’s “Dreams in the Dusk” and Paulette Le Pore Motzko’s “Saying Goodbye to the Day”

Dreams in the Dusk by Carl Sandburg & Saying Goodbye to the Day by Paulette L. Motzko Photo Montage II, Copyright January 2013 Dreams in the dusk, Only dreams closing the day And with the day’s close going back To the gray things, the dark things, The far, deep things of dreamland. Dreams, only dreams in the dusk, Only the old remembered pictures Of lost … Continue reading Photo Montage II: Carl Sandburg’s “Dreams in the Dusk” and Paulette Le Pore Motzko’s “Saying Goodbye to the Day”

“Young Sea” by Carl Sandburg & Photography “Big Expanse of Blue” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Photo Montage I

Young Sea & Big Expanse of Blue Photographic Word Montage by Paulette Le Pore Motzko and Carl Sandburg The sea is never still. It pounds on the shore Restless as a young heart, Hunting. The sea speaks And only the stormy hearts Know what it says: It is the face         of a rough mother speaking. The sea is young. One storm cleans all the … Continue reading “Young Sea” by Carl Sandburg & Photography “Big Expanse of Blue” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Photo Montage I

Huntington Beach Surfers in January

Does this look like winter-time? Well, amazingly it is though in Huntington Beach, CA, a place I love, I lived when I was married and a place I come back to daily. I just want to make enough money to live here or find a nice non smoking room mate who doesn’t party all night, drives, has a dependable job and is a good person. … Continue reading Huntington Beach Surfers in January

You Direct Your Attention to What You Want-Like a Flashlight Shines a Beam of Light

“Your perspective and viewpoint in life is like a flash light. What you see depends on where you aim the beam of light. You can see only darkness or see the light. Always look for the positive in any situation because that is the “light”. You could say that the negative side of life is the “dark side”-kind of like Star Wars, I guess. (Was … Continue reading You Direct Your Attention to What You Want-Like a Flashlight Shines a Beam of Light