Chihuly in Indiana

Today’s one word prompt: Glass. We were in Indiana a few weeks ago and saw some beautiful works of art by Dale Chihuly, who specializes in glass sculptures. The ceiling, also in the Children’s Museum, was spectacular, with hundreds of pieces of glass in a myriad of shapes, sizes and colors all jostled together to […]

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Daily Prompt: High School Memories

Today’s prompt: A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes. Hello Good-bye by the Beatles is probably the most evocative because to this day it brings […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

I looked at several of the posts for this challenge and realized that community can mean different things. It can be a small community of people who live and work together to farm, cook and weave. In Peru, I visited a rural community called Isca Pataza. In this photo, the community of women enjoy each […]

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Daily Prompt: Seasons

The April 8 (yes, I know, but I haven’t checked my email since then) daily prompt was: For many of us, winter is blooming into spring, or fall hardening into winter. Which season do you most look forward to? This one is easy – summer, always summer. I like spring because I like to watch […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

This photo was taken of my mother on the day she moved from her apartment in Independent Living to a room in Assisted Living. She had to greatly downsize and witnessed a stream of relatives visiting her and choosing what they wanted from the things laid out on the guest bed. Here she sits facing […]

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Watching winter birds

January 29th’s Daily Prompt was: Go to the nearest window. Look out for a full minute. Write about what you saw. From my office upstairs I have a good view of our backyard as well as the neighbors’. Today, for the first time this season, everything is blanketed in white. The two inches of snow […]

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