exploring life and love with pictures and words

What it means to be bare naked in public. . .

A year ago I started my blog. I’ve come a long way. Thank you all my loyal readers, followers and friends for your encouragement. Many of you were moved to tell your own stories and you inspired me even more. I love writing more than ever. No plans to stop. Thank you!!!!!

Bare Naked in Public

The name of my blog has nothing to do with its content, no photographs of naked people casually running errands around town. Sorry, Instead, Bare naked in public refers to a phrase I’ve used many times to describe my inhibition toward expressing myself creatively. I don’t think of myself as a creative person. I’m more practical, a problem solver. I like to help people by finding or knowing the answers. I am very comfortable in the concrete, the known.

I do think there is a creative soul inside of me. I spend quite a bit of time day dreaming, writing stories in my head, scribbling in journals and taking pictures. I have ideas for stories I might write and I have often considered telling stories with photographs. For me, stories, pictures, music, art, and nature evoke powerful emotions, thoughts, and memories. I want to create for that reason, even if I am the only one who grows from the experience. But, fear has kept me from creating anything. It’s ridiculous to think I can…

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5 Responses to “What it means to be bare naked in public. . .”

  1. Karen Shatafian

    I love that you have been sharing yourself with us for a year. I love how you write from such a real and honest place and are able to share your vulnerability so freely. Thank you for inspiring me!

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