Happy New Year 2014! I, Margaret Bednar, have selected orbs as January's challenge.
The word orb conjures up ghosts in the form of balls of light - life forms that are believed by some to be the human soul or life force that once inhabited a physical body here on earth. It is said they have stayed behind because they feel bound to their previous life or previous location for whatever reason.
But I think Ella describes it best in the comments below - she said they feel like portals of wonder to experience.
She graduated from Shippensburg State College (now Shippensburg University) with both her undergrad and graduate degrees. Moved to Bucks County, PA in 1970 to work in Council Rock School District as a librarian for 34 years and a district library-media coordinator for 3 years.
After 37 years, she retired and became co-founder of a therapy dog organization called "Nor'wester Readers Canine Assisted Learning Program" which puts therapy dog teams into school classrooms to work with children having learning and emotional challenges.
She is passionate about photography and has loved it since she was a child. She recently has delved into digital art, creating montages using layers, processing photos with a variety of filters, and creating orbs.
|Canadian Geese orb|
|Fall Leaves orb|