SYW: On Broken Hearts, Cellphones, Typing Books, Snakes and Virtual Choirs

It’s Monday! Time for Melanie’s Share Your World! QUESTIONS: What can you break even if you don’t touch it? (yes there is a real answer to this. I’ll reveal it in the next week sometime. Still, answer how you would like – no right or wrong answer) A heart. All it takes is a “Dear […]

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GCB-TTT: Lockdown Limbo

Topical Tropical Trinity questions are about your interests, your passions, your hobbies and activities and about living your life in general. Each weekly game will have a fixed ‘subject’ and ask you two basic questions – and one three fold question. Today’s Questions for Topical Tropical Trinity are based on .. “Lockdown Limbo” Q.1 How […]

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SYW: On Parental Discipline, Time Wasting, Braces, Pizza Boxes, and the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s time for a new set of questions from Melanie’s Share Your World. Questions: On A Scale Of 1-10, How Strict Were Your Parents? This is relative. My parents were not strict in the sense that they never used corporal punishment (except one of the few times that my dad got angry, he chased me […]

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A Photo A Week: Adults At Play

The topic of Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is At Play. While I cannot match the adorableness of the little girls in her post, I am submitting a few shots taken on Christmas Day at our daughter and son-in-law’s house. They had prepared a game which I’m calling “The Saran Wrap […]

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January Squares: Happy New Year Lights

Hurray! Becky’s back with her quarterly month-of-squares photo challenge! The theme this month is light! She suggests: It would be great if you could join me daily, but you can post whenever inspiration highlights a square. Together we can alight this month with squares of sunlight, penlights, candlelight, searchlights, starlight, headlights, stoplights, taillights, flashlights, moonlight, […]

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SYW: On crossword puzzles, doctors, dates with parmesan cheese, and dogs

Cee’s Share Your World this week: In regards to puzzle what’s your choice: jigsaw, crossword, word search, mazes, logic or numeric puzzles, something else, or nothing? I do lots of different puzzles but mostly crosswords or jigsaw puzzles on my tablet or phone. I find myself obsessively doing one after another while I’m supposedly watching […]

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CB&WPC: Candid Family Fun

For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge with the theme Candid, I remember good times with family members this past July in Wisconsin. We rented two lodges from Black’s Cliff Resort on Lower Kaubashine Lake, near Hazelhurst for a week. Oh, yes, family fun time also fits into Becca’s Nurturing Thursday! Here are some memorable […]

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Word of the Week: Xanthochroid

When I was a kid, my family used to love to play board games. These games were not only fun, but many were meant to be learning experiences. My father was particularly fond of playing games with his children. One of the games we played sometimes was Anagrams. In Anagrams, a player thinks of a […]

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Word of the Week: swot

I chose this short word, “swot”, because I came to know of its existence while playing Classic Words Free, a version of Scrabble, on my android this week. My opponent is the computer and it tells me if a word is invalid. When I have letters that don’t quite make a word I know, I […]

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