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 […]Read More Craft Jingle Jolly Tree!
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 […]Read More L-APC: The Alphabet
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 […]Read More Countdown 2 Xmas
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 […]Read More SLS: Clear
Questions: Hurray! It’s Monday again, the day Melanie puts out a new set of questions for Share Your World! And this week, they’re real doozies! So here goes… What song always gets you out on the dance floor? Any catchy Latino or other dance tune, such as: Actually, I have a whole dance workout playlist, […]Read More SYW: On Dancing, Sleeping, Snapping Fingers, & Ziplining
This week in Jim Adams’ Song Lyrics Sunday, we were to post a song with Good/Better/Best/Great. Yes, it was the Beatles song that first made me type in the words “It’s Getting Better” on YouTube. Being a longtime Beatles fan, I thought, yeah, this is one of the theme songs of my generation, of my […]Read More Song Lyrics Sunday: It’s Getting Better
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 – […]Read More LAPC: Surprise!
Lens-Artists’ 100th(!) photo challenge is long and winding roads. And to end, I can’t resist – because this is what I was singing in my head while composing this post.Read More LAPC: Long & Winding
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 […]Read More Song Lyrics Sunday: Spices
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 […]Read More 5 Things Tuesday: Make Me Smile