Category: Travel

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Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Driving

  Posted on September 29, 2017 by Universal Life Church Monastery In a surprise decision earlier this week, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia announced that he will lift the country’s infamous ban on female drivers. Beginning in 2018, women in Saudi Arabia will finally be able to apply for driver’s licenses and legally get behind the wheel. The controversial driving ban – the … Read More Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Driving

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Free Style Friday: Yosemite National Park

Taken by your’s truly.  M

Hyper-Mania Allowed Me To Travel

  I love to travel, my goal is to see the world. When your Bipolar, hyper mania  can make it possible. I was an Executive Sales person, number one in the company and making big bucks. I felt so lucky hyper mania stayed for 10 years. I went to Russia by myself, traveled with my […]

Therapy for mind and body

Dedicated To My Dearest Australian Friend Gavin

GAVIN THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND Gavin and I met thru the blogosphere on 3/31/14. He is truly amazing with a camera and only started in 2009. He can take everyday objects and present in different perspective.  He started in color than feel in love with black and white and the rest they say is history. I am amazed at what we can … Read More Dedicated To My Dearest Australian Friend Gavin

I'm Blessed To Celebrate My Birthday With You *I get stronger every birthday*

I hope everyone has a great day. Everyone can celebrate the blessing of today. It’s fun posting photo prints, you can see my interest outside of WP. You can see another side of me. Let’s Celebrate the day together. XO  M

It's my sixth anniversary on WordPress *Get out the streamers*

I received a reminder from WordPress today, it’s my 6th year anniversary! Wow, time fly’s when having fun or not. I’ve written 303 post on Looking for the Light, in less than two years. I must have a lot to say. I had several blogs before starting Looking for the Light. The greatest reward of blogging is the people I meet daily and hearing … Read More It's my sixth anniversary on WordPress *Get out the streamers*

Virtual Photo Tour of Washington, D.C.

Hope you enjoy. I have many more photos of our capital. I’ve also been practicing my black and white skills. I look for your feedback.  XO   M

Bucket List Friday Sydney, Australia * Several Country's In One *

I loved Sydney, look forward to seeing other regions. Australia is several country’s in one. There are many photos to share with you. The city is so clean, many spend time outside, walking to work, running or other type of fitness. There’s a special connection to us Texans, I felt automatically at home. Must be the twang. If you can handle a challenging climb … Read More Bucket List Friday Sydney, Australia * Several Country's In One *

Flash Back Friday * Working On Artistic Photography Every Opportunity *

Hello my friends Lyme Disease has me in headlock. My answer is to keep moving forward remembering many have life worse.  As a child I wanted to learn by traveling and documenting everyday experiences. I can’t sing for anyone, it’s that bad. I’ve loved art and taking photos from the age 4-5 years old.  I like many types of art including Contemporary art. I’m a … Read More Flash Back Friday * Working On Artistic Photography Every Opportunity *

Bucket List Friday Hiking Yosemite National Park

“My face reflects the winds and sun from the trips I’ve taken….My face carries all my memories. Why should I erase them?   Verna Falls on the Merced River via John Muir Trail. 317 feet waterfall. Strenuous Hike Half Dome at elevation 8,842 feet. Yosemite National Park is a breathtaking adventure for hikers and family’s alike. To avoid largest crowds do not camp in … Read More Bucket List Friday Hiking Yosemite National Park

I have seen the Lord Jesus Christ *Merry Christmas to all*

I hope your home is filled with warm memories made with friends and family.  XO Melinda

UPDATE: Inprisoned Since June In Solitary Confinement Ghoncheh Ghavami Found Guilty in Tehran, Sentenced To One Year In Prison.

Thanks to everyone who read Ghoncheh Ghavami’s story and signed the Change.org petition. I hope this is not the last chance we have to make our voices heard. I’ve included the original Change.org petition at the end of the latest developments.  XO Warrior  Iran Jails British-Iranian Woman Ghoncheh Ghavami Over Men’s Volleyball Protest AP | By ADAM SCHRECK Posted: 11/02/2014 10:48 am EST Updated: 11/03/2014 … Read More UPDATE: Inprisoned Since June In Solitary Confinement Ghoncheh Ghavami Found Guilty in Tehran, Sentenced To One Year In Prison.

Can Anyone Tell Me What Day It Is? **Yosemite National Park Here We Come**

      I’ve been in the house so long there’s no reason to keep up with the day of week. Today is a perfect example, Throw Back Thursday is on Wednesday. I want to cry and laugh at the same time. The neurological effects of Lyme Disease sucks. In the Chronic phase the virus can set up house in the brain causing neurological … Read More Can Anyone Tell Me What Day It Is? **Yosemite National Park Here We Come**

Church of the Spilled Blood St. Petersburg, Russia

I’ve been sick and not able to post the Lyme Journal today. My thoughts are with you. I wanted to share one of my best photos from Russia. I would love to hear what you think. Have a great day. 🙂 M

Cellphoneography: Working On Peace

Originally posted on Made by you and I:
Working on peace, two Working on peace, one Working on peace, three One typhoon averted, another approaches. Since WWII the Japanese have shunned all things marshal, yet policies have been set in motion to reintroduce the military back to several generations who do not know what it means. Welcome to Nagasaki Peace Park. In two days…

Photo Trip to Tokyo for my Brother Dragon

Look Who Recieved the Liebster Award**Celebrate Dance to the Music**

I received the Liebster Award by Silver Lining at HopeFulDepression.  It took a minute to pull myself up off the floor. I’m grateful for the nomination. The Liebster Award has a long history in the blogging community. The award is given to blogs with less than 1,000 followers as a way to acknowledge and motivate new blogs. I discovered the word Liebster is of German … Read More Look Who Recieved the Liebster Award**Celebrate Dance to the Music**

Thank You For Signing Petition! Meriam Yehya Freed After Sudanese Appeals Court Ruling

Petition Update on Sudan prisoner Meriam Yehya Government of Sudan: Don’t execute Meriam Yehya Ibrahim for being Christian #SaveMeriam received 985,603 supporters.  23 Jun 2014 — Today a Sudanese appeals court ordered Meriam’s release from the prison where for months she’s been awaiting execution for her refusal to renounce her Christian faith. The decision comes after almost a million people from around the world … Read More Thank You For Signing Petition! Meriam Yehya Freed After Sudanese Appeals Court Ruling

Buddha Hand with Prayer Beads

The Prayer Beads came from Tokyo and I purchased the Buddha Hand. They looked perfect together. Just a touch of Photoshop magic. Hope you enjoy. Warrior  

Russian Gothic Architecture

  I visited St. Petersburg, Russia in 2001 shortly after 9-11 happened. I was boarding my plane when the first tower has hit. When air restrictions lifted, I left with a heavy heart yet thankful for a distraction. Nothing says adventure like traveling alone half way around the globe not knowing the language. I didn’t know what to expect except cathedrals, ballet and art … Read More Russian Gothic Architecture

Sydney at it's best

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