FEATURE OF THE WEEK – Zaakirah Nayyar – “Photography Saved My Life”

Hello readers, every Wednesday here on When Life Gives You Lemons I feature the work of another artist, writer, and creative thinker. Today, I have chosen to feature a young woman I met in high school named Zaakirah Nayyar. As … Continue reading



Artistic, driven and passionate – these three words describe the multi-talented and creative thinker I’ve chosen for today’s feature-of-the-week: Kaylah BIASED. A friend of mine and fellow artist, she truly represents a young person that strives daily to perfect her … Continue reading


FEATURE OF THE WEEK – Miguel Sanchez

Hello readers! It is that time again: feature of the week! Every Wednesday at 1pm, I feature the work of another writer, artist, or designer on When Life Gives You Lemons. It’s my way of showing support as a fellow … Continue reading


FEATURE OF THE WEEK! A Discussion on Feminism & Faith

Hello readers! I always love sharing my Wednesdays with you. Today is feature-of-the-week day! I’ve decided to share the post of a fellow writer and friend of mine who I admire and respect named Nephtalie Lesperance. Her blog, “Sacred Loved … Continue reading


Creative Ambient Advertising

Happy Wednesday, readers! Looking for something to make you chuckle on your lunch-break or something to distract you from the monotony of work? Look no further than today’s feature of the week: e-MORFES. Their post on clever advertisements will make you look twice, think twice and you might even think about the way YOU see advertising. Enjoy your Wednesday, the day known all to well as HUMP DAY.

PS: Stay tuned for this Saturday’s post at 12pm when I’ll be posting an update on how my summer is going. 🙂


ambient-advertisingNational Geographic – 3D Crocodile Escalator

View original post 75 more words


Lupita Nyong’o – The New Ambassador of Lancôme

Originally posted on A Stairway To Fashion:
Lupita Nyong’o for Lancome’s Tient Idole 24H foundation Lupita Nyong’o is absolutely gorgeous in her new Lancôme campaign. This comes after she got her first Vogue cover, named “Most beautiful” by People Magazine,…


harp tune- Skye Boat Song

Hello readers! Here is my feature of the week – a post from author Shawn L. Bird. Enjoy, as I did, her beautifully composed piece on the harp. 🙂

Shawn L. Bird

New and improved version of my arrangement of The Skye Boat Song for the double strung Brittany harp.  That’s a Scottish clarsach style small harp you see behind me in the thumb nail.  I even speak and show you the harp! 😉



View original post

FD Photoessay: A little casual jazz

As a lover of jazz, I really enjoyed reading/viewing this photoessay. The photographer Ming Thein remarks on the relationship between music and photography – trying to capture the awe of music with the photographic quality that suits the music itself. Very interesting!