June 29, 2013 Between Austin and San Antonio along Highway 35, there is a turn-off to the site of Natural Bridge Caverns. This natural cave was created by underground water, and the formations continue to grow because the cave always has dripping water. There are a variety of rather spectacular formations, many of which look […]Read More Texas 2013: Natural Bridge Caverns
Today’s prompt was: Are you comfortable in front of people, or does the idea of public speaking make you want to hide in the bathroom? Why? As a teacher, I’m generally comfortable speaking in front of people, although I have not always been. I use to be extremely shy and shaky, but I overcame my […]Read More Daily Prompt: May I have your attention, please?
The Daily Prompt for Sept. 14 was: Grab the nearest book. Open it and go to the tenth word. Do a Google Image Search of the word. Write about what the image brings to mind. The closest non-picture book is: The Green Gables Collection: Anne of Green Gables – 10th word: road There were many […]Read More Daily Prompt (Sept. 14): The road
Sept. 7, Daily Prompt: What’s the one luxury you can’t live without? First we have to define luxury. Dictionary.com has several definitions, as follows: 1. a material object, service, etc., conducive to sumptuous living, usually a delicacy, elegance, or refinement of living rather than a necessity: Gold cufflinks were a luxury not allowed for in […]Read More Daily Prompt: Luxurious
July 3, 2008 (continued) This afternoon, we were on our way to bring fruit and bread to a rural community and have lunch with them. Before we had left Puno this morning, we had stopped to buy fruit from vendors. The vendors were few and their offerings repetitive – well, it is winter – so […]Read More Peru 2008: Isca Pataza, a rural community