Daily Archives: October 9, 2012

Bigger Picture Captures


Heritage from last week’s pool of shots by Lenae (Lime Tree City)

Often just like writing, inspiration for a photo comes immediate and you simply must capture the moment. Other times picture taking is less inspired.

In the spirit of creativity that is being nourished here on this site and in your hearts, we’re bringing back Bigger Picture Captures.

Each Wednesday a thought, a word, or a moment will be shared and you will have the opportunity to capture the creativity with your lens and share it.

No need to worry about blogging it (unless you want to of course) or linking it up. All you have to do is Tweet it, facebook it, or Instagram it.

We know that a lot of you are participating in the P365 or P52 challenges. This is  a little more creative inspiration to get your camera out and take a picture of something different.

Use #BPCaptures anywhere you are collecting your pictures, and get ready to CREATE!

Today’s prompt for Bigger Picture Captures is COMFORT.

For many, autumn is a time to take comfort in small gifts. The winds blow colder, our bodies react. It may be to bake, or layer clothing, it may be a time to cozy up to a good book or you can find comfort in nostalgia inducing traditions. Comfort is in the way we act, it is in the way we create, and it is most certainly in the way we sustain during soon-to-be winter months. There are so many options, and so many ways to capture COMFORT

How will you capture COMFORT? Show us! We can’t wait to see what you come up with.


We Remember… {Writing Me wrap up}

Writing Me is Bigger Picture Blogs series of writing exercises created to help our community dive deeper into writing, grow creatively, and learn about ourselves and each other. This quarter we wrote from the prompt “I Remember…” and each week we featured one of our community members.

We remembered… 

… quenching fiery sighs with sobs of salty tears the first time my heart broke. {Alita}

… feeling a net below me and possibilities above. {Corinne}

…as we sail on the crystal blue water and finally put him to rest. {Brook}

… memories to which I cling tighter every time I realize he’s gone. {Hyacynth}

…forever-promises, birthed from hard lessons and difficult truths. {Jade}

…being half of something beautiful, and all of something loved. {Sarah}

…pushing you away until you were broken, too, and didn’t know if you could fix me anymore. {Alissa}

…the dream fulfilled. {Adrienne}

… the merry-go-round fondly: as a childhood ride, a teenage conference room and as an aide memoir {Sarah}

…a woman who lived a rich and full life, whose legacy lives on in the multitude of children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. {Stephanie}

…Poetry is voice. {Lindsey}

…Mr. Rogers was right; they did indeed love me into being.  {May}

…not to wallow or to punish but to but to focus the joy of today. The light that has entered and goodness that surrounds us. {Melissa}


Oh how we remembered. Thank you, to all of our community, for participating in Writing Me this quarter. The amount of creativity, of soul and spirit, is astonishing. Thank you. 

Stay tuned for next weeks Writing Me post where we announce the next Writing Me prompt!