Craft Jingle Jolly Tree!

I’m back again, ready for days 8-11 of Tourmaline’s Countdown to Christmas! Day 8: Craft – I don’t do crafts, but as a teacher’s aide, I helped many first graders make gingerbread houses! Day 9: Jingle If I don’t have something of my own to share, I go to YouTube. Enjoy the music! ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Day […]

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L-APC: The Alphabet

The Alphabet starts with “A” and that is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week, starting appropriately with the amazing letter A! I have a file of letter-shaped things. I got the idea for it when I saw this cute little ladder in our neighborhood and immediately thought of the letter A! My brother-in-law […]

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Countdown 2 Xmas

I’m struggling to keep up with Tourmaline’s Countdown to Christmas! I got as far as Day 3, so today I’ll have to get four more days done! Day 4: MovieThere are lots of holiday movies but only two of them have ever been an annual tradition. When I was a kid, every year we’d watch […]

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SLS: Clear

Clear is a song by Needtobreathe, which perfectly suits the Song Lyrics Sunday prompt of Clear/Dark/Light. You are the moonlight in the sky that I’m pursuingYou are the reason for what I’m doingYou are the crystalline that keeps me from my ruinYou are the movementYou’re the true north pointing back homeYou are the constant, my […]

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LAPC: Surprise!

We have so many surprises in life. Unfortunately, it is rare for me to get a picture of it – such as the swans on one of our lakes mating! Another resident here, a wily older man from Germany, took a series of pictures of the swans’ mating ritual – before, during, and after – […]

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Song Lyrics Sunday: Spices

Jim Adams’ topic for this week’s Song Lyrics Sunday is spices/seasonings. Thanks you, Jim! I get to report about one of my favorite songs as well as many of my favorite spices which are in the song! I grew up with the Beatles, Rolling Stones, the Doors, and Simon and Garfunkel. While I love many […]

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5 Things Tuesday: Make Me Smile

Years ago, there used to be a weekly feature called “5 Things.” I don’t remember who hosted it but I really got into it. Every week the blogger would write about five things pertaining to a certain topic. I think it is great that Dr. Tanya is resurrecting it! And what fun for us all […]

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