Self Portrait, Nikki Smith

We each create our own worlds… (Self Portrait)

This Cloth Paper Scissors reader challenge was a journey of self-discovery for me.  I tossed around a dozen different ideas before I realized that the portraits I truly love are those that reflect both the individual and their passions.  Particularly, the artist at work in their medium.  At that point, I knew that my self-portrait needed to include my passion …

Planet Path, rural Bryan, Texas

One World One Heart 2011 Winners!

I’ll be honest, I’ve visited less than 50 of the 800+ blogs so far this year.  I was tempted to do one final mad dash through OWOH yesterday, but I decided to spend some quality mommy-daughter time instead and visit your blogs in a more leisurely fashion over the coming weeks.   So thank-you to everyone who stopped in to …

One World One Heart: Global Blog Giveaway Event 2011

I’m happy to be participating in the One World One Heart (OWOH) global blog giveaway event for 2011!  This is a worldwide meet-and-greet virtual tour for bloggers complete with door prizes. So, what could be more appropriate for this event than to give away a whole world?  A “wee planet” to be precise.  (Or rather, several…I’ll be adding one giveaway …

2010 OWOH Blog Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations to the three (yes, I said three) winners of my 2010 One World One Heart giveaway!  (Winners were chosen by random number.) First place goes to Sharon from Texas who had this to say: “The photos are so unique! Wow! Amazing. It would be hard to choose. And the idea of a book. My mind is running in circles …