Happy First Day of Spring!

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“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…

“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…”

―Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden  

I love the book above!

I also love the camellia’s Nana’s holding below ~ this was taken last spring. It looks like she’s offering you something yummy to eat. Whenever I’m around my grandmother Nana, I notice nature even more. Here’s a Nana-Naturey-post from last year that always brings back fond memories whenever I see those images.

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“What a strange thing!

to be alive

beneath cherry blossoms.” ― Kobayashi Issa, Poems

 

So I’ll be taking some new images of  blossoms soon I’m sure, but in the mean time I’m enjoying the sunshine as much as I can before it goes away. Atlanta weather is very moody and I never know what to expect.

Happy First Day of Spring!

“And you see the earth barren, but when We send down upon it rain, it quivers and swells and grows [something] of every beautiful kind”
(Quran 22:5).

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About Doodling Through Life

I doodle. All the time. Doodling helps me make sense of the world around me. When I doodle, whether it be swirls or figurines, I am transformed to a world in which my doodles live, and my thoughts become clear. My mind breathes. Through my art medium of pencils, paint, potting soil, and pixels, I thrive. I am a teacher and have taught 2nd grade in Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, Georgia for 4 years. I am currently a Stay-At-Home-Mommy to a ___ daughter (she was born in June 2010—you can do the math !) and a ___ preschooler (she was born November 2012) who is exploring my creative outlet via the aforementioned 4 P’s! So far, I’m an author whose book Lailah’s Lunchbox was published in 2015 via Tilbury House Publishing. I have 2 new picture books projected for 2019: Amira's Picture Day (Holiday House, 2019) and Let Me Show You The Way (Eerdmans, 2019)! I’m an Atlanta based children-family-lifestyle photographer on weekends. Thank you for stopping by!

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