This week’s photography challenge is to show images taken that reflect my favorite song lyrics. Um ok. I’m terrible at song lyrics, quoting movie lines, remember titles and artists names. Technically, I rarely remember someones name unless we have a relationship of some sort. So how do I come up with photos?
It took part of a day and a long walk for a special song to surface with memories. Many of us, associate a tune or song with an event especially an emotional event. I won’t over share the personal story here, but know that this song reflects me.
Feeling beaten down is not my thing and I decided to challenge myself to my first backpacking trip.
I researched and bought everything I needed. I trained for weeks to build up stamina and broke my boots in.
I had a buddy to coach me through everything new…big and small. Another lesson I learned is accept offers of help and never be afraid to ask for help.
By: Katy Perry
The Eye of the Tiger – Lyrics courtesy of musicmatch
Even now as my memories crystalize, my feet are tapping, I feel the excitement of that first trip and how strong I felt conquering The Narrows. Like the song says, I went from zero to my own hero.
Many of us love nature showing off its turmoil because it can reflect your own mood. Mother nature shows off her power with thunder and then offers peace with a rainbow. Do you also look for the end of the rainbow when they magically appear?
Time moved on and so did I, but only with determination and a strong sense of where I was headed next. That period of life is passed yet, I still carry it with me. Now I know it wasn’t a terrible ending of a story rather it was the beginning of a new story.
Maybe we never find the end of the rainbows because there isn’t one; there’s only bright beginnings.
About the Challenge
I stumbled across a weekly photo challenge and have participated for a few weeks now. Sunday Stills hosted by Terri on her blog, SecondWindLeisure blog, is our challenge host. Enjoy Song Lyric Challenge: Summer Dreams
Wow. Those were amazing photos. Way to go…That is on my list of places to visit.
Thank you. It is one of those very unique parks. When you get a chance to go try to go outside of the popular June-July times. It’s not only crowded but can be very hot. And if you backpack, some trails need permits.
Hi Cheryl, you nailed this challenge with your travels and this song! Good to know about the narrows at Zion (on my list of places). Great shots! Love your statement about not finding the end of rainbows but bright beginnings! I’m so glad you are now a regular at Sunday Stills these days.
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That means a lot Terri! Thanks for making my Monday
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