I found this challenge on Melanie B. Cee’s (sparksfromacombustiblemind) blog and it struck me as interesting. This challenge comes originally from Xandria, a blogger I didn’t know before. 10 favorite feelings? Could I really find so many favorite feelings? (That is, not feelings I have that I don’t like, but ones I love to have.) […]Read More 10 Favorite Feelings
I don’t usually get up early. Especially now – what’s the point? I can’t go anywhere anyway! I have a routine of getting up, getting a cup of tea (I can’t tolerate coffee anymore, although I love it), a banana and a piece of Babybel cheese, and then going to a comfortable spot to read […]Read More Top o’ the Morning!
This morning we heard the news of the death of Aretha Franklin, aged 76, of pancreatic cancer. Aretha accompanied me throughout my life. Her rendition of Otis Redding’s RESPECT and Carole King’s Natural Woman are iconic songs of our times. Her voice inspired us, but she was also active in the civil rights movement. […]Read More She Was Everything That God Gave Her (RIP, Aretha)
I know I’m getting this in at the last minute, but I found this picture of me and my husband – a selfie I took in November at Mader’s Restaurant in Milwaukee. Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: SmileRead More WPC: Smile
Pussy willows aren’t exactly flowers, but I really love them! They remind me of my childhood – when I was a kid, my friends and I used to play in a woods behind our house. Beyond the woods, down a steep hill, was an old railroad track that was being taken over by nature due […]Read More FOTD: Pussy Willows
Note: I wrote most of these haiku myself and took all the photographs. The haiku “Photography” was written by Dale Berman (my husband); “On Safari” (with slight modification) and “Origins” were written by other members of our Tanzanian Safari group. Posted for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wildlife. Wildebeest Is it possible that the gnu knew? […]Read More CFFC: Safari Haiku
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Happy. Here is a slideshow of some happy memories of this year with family and friends. My grand-niece, Sylvia, eating ice cream Dale & I at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD Rosie playing with her mom, my niece Julia My niece, Allie, gets kisses […]Read More CFFC: Happy