I Won Fair & Square!

For several daily word prompts, I present a window into one of our oldest family traditions: playing board games. Every New Year’s Eve, it’s a tradition for my sister and brother-in-law and the two of us to dust off the Scrabble game. Accompanied by wine, you would think everyone would have fun! I’m sorry to […]

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The Monday Peeve

I don’t ordinarily participate in this challenge, hosted by Paula Light, but today I have a big peeve with WordPress, as other participants and the host do!! This morning, I chose about 20 photos to include in a gallery for a “special edition” of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. The theme this week was orange and […]

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Halloween Challenge

I just heard about this challenge from Melanie B. Cee, who hosts Share Your World. I don’t get into Halloween anymore, so perhaps this challenge will inspire me. This Halloween Challenge comes from Tourmaline and it’s in the form of a calendar, with a word prompt for each day in October. Tourmaline says: Each day […]

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FDDA: Quotes

I don’t generally search out quotes, but today Fandango’s Dog Days of August is asking to share our favorite quote. So I looked in my old Pinterest account (which still exists, although I never add to it anymore) and found these gems. These are all meaningful to me and precepts I try to live by.

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Flashback Friday

Originally posted on Wanderlust and Wonderment:
Recently we took a 2-hour electric boat ride on the Chicago River. It was a beautiful early summer day. For Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge, I present: Bridges over the Chicago River. Drawbridge Decrepit little house on decrepit unused railway bridge (included because it was a bridge once traveled).…

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FPQ: Blinded Justice

Fandango’s Provocative Question this week is about our system of justice:Do you believe, with respect to the judicial system (or systems) in place where you live, that justice is, indeed, blind? Why do you feel that way? Very relevant question for today, I would say! I think that, unfortunately, the system of justice in the U.S.A. […]

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