Taking the first step.

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2017 Reading List

Year number five of setting aside one book to read each month has arrived. For 2017, my book choices are a lovely blend of business and personal/lifestyle. 2017 Reading List January :: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance February :: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment March :: Start Where You… {read more}

Astonishing light.

I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being. Hāfez

iPhone Favorites :: December 2016

December was another low-key, local month for me. Only managed to spend time in two states: Maryland and Virginia. Locations of each photograph, going clockwise: :: Manassas National Battlefield Park {Virginia} :: Poolesville {Maryland} :: Fort Washington Park {Maryland} :: Poolesville {Maryland}

Will not lead you astray.

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really Love. It will not lead you astray. Rumi

Intentions :: January 2017

Happy New Year!! Hope you had an absolutely wonderful holiday season :) I enjoyed some much needed downtime with family and a laptop that stayed mostly closed. January is off to a good start, minus my books for 2017 not arriving ahead of this post. No worries, the classic book tower photograph will be added… {read more}

Christmas Break

Taking a little break from the blog until the New Year to enjoy Christmas and the holiday season with family. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, Happy New Year AND enjoy the entire holiday season :)

2017 Year and Month At-A-Glance Calendar Printable Bundle

The newest addition to the Alaina Ann shop has arrived. This thirteen page printable includes a 2017 year at-a-glance calendar as well as an individual calendar for each month {with a notes section}. Available colors are blue, pink, purple, teal, gray and black. Stop by the shop to take a look! Black Blue Gray Pink… {read more}

Being who you are.

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Joseph Campbell

Nature and Travel Calendars

Each month I share my favorite iPhone photographs here on the blog. If you enjoy these captures, I invite you to take a look at the four calendars by Alaina Ann Photography for 2017. Hope your week is off to a lovely start :)