#AgingGracefully – Easier to Hit Fitness Goal Metrics (hint: a lower target heart rate) – Yes! 😊

It was a relief for me to see that going to The Y or gym, work up an out of breath sweat on the elliptical, see a reading between 137 to 152, and realize I wasn’t merely “out of shape!”

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#PhotoPoem with Image No. 19, Lantern in the Window, From My Multi-Generational New England Thriller “Queen”

** Lantern in the Window(breathing the light) Light passes through glass sleeves fromthe world outside, seeminglystoredinside the hourglass-like guardian calmlypatientlyawaiting the nightwhen it toowill shine, passing its lightin a breath clearly seenback through the glass. © Felipe Adan Lerma *** It’s been a few years since I wrote “Queen” and I’ve had a bit more […]

dVerse – Poets Pub, Prompt “In My Element” – my PhotoPoem entry: “A Moment of Motion”

I’m in a less than two hour deadline (cause I couldn’t get my stuff together since Tuesday to do this sooner, lol) to post this to dVerse Poets’ weekly prompt for first time in many years. I’ll update this page with much more info soon re my prev poetry posts on dVerse here on this […]

Adan’s Self Portraits, #20 – Aligned with a Half Moon Over Downtown Austin at Zilker Botanical Garden

blog excerpt, I knew right away, with the scent of flowers in the fresh air and a view of Austin’s growing skyline, I wanted a selfie with my walking stick set to that background. Zilker Botanical Garden has been described as both the jewel in the heart of Austin and as the centerpiece of Austin’s […]

PhotoPoem – Gold Light in White Rose – Color & Black and White

Similar Distinctiveness Brothers, sisters, siblings or friendsthe blackNwhite and full colorversionsshare much in their distinctions — Fluid folds of delicate strength Furrows of light from within and without Emanating Ancient mazes of petals Drawing both the eyes and the bees Yet — Each glowing easily distinctly With their own perception ofBeauty Images & Verse © […]

Adan’s Gratitudes – PhotoPoem – Reaching For the Light

* Reaching for the Light I woke and pulled on two T-shirt’s and long pants to walk and the temperature rose ten degrees in ten minutes — but I found this… I’d seen the early morning cable news channels sputter each time one side spoke a counter truth — but I found this… I’d heard […]

Review – TV – Blacklist Season 06 Episode 20

Disclaimer – I’ve been writing reviews about shows on TV, movies, books, and live performances since I wrote, “A Sudsy Cleansing For the Blues” about the movie, Car Wash back in the mid 70s while at the University of Houston Downtown…so don’t take me too seriously, but definitely count me interested, it’s the arts after all  * […]

Adan’s Gratitudes – “The Shape of Gratitude” – via 2012 dVersepoets Prompt

Originally posted on © Felipe Adan Lerma – All Rights Reserved – Blogging at WordPress Since 2011 🙂:
*** Pictured, “Everyday Gratitude Vol 1” Small gratitudes found in the day to day living of daily life. *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various topics, yoga, fitness, and…

Review – TV – Blue Bloods Season 09 Episode 20

Disclaimer – I’ve been writing reviews about shows on TV, movies, books, and live performances since I wrote, “A Sudsy Cleansing For the Blues” about the movie, Car Wash back in the mid 70s while at the University of Houston Downtown…so don’t take me too seriously, but definitely count me interested, it’s the arts after […]

PhotoPoem – Urban Pathways

Urban Pathways Even the flowers followed the paths the people took. Seeing if the joggers, walkers, drivers would always remember to include them — Leave them be, let them live…. * The young spring flowers, melting yellow like thin reflections of the sun, didn’t yet know they were young souls reaching to be more… but […]