Fandango’s last theme for his Dog Days of August is “your plans for September are.” Do you have any? If so, what are they? They can be anything, from posting more (or less) frequently on your blog, taking a trip, learning a new skill, getting married, engaged, or divorced, getting more exercise? Or are you […]Read More FDDA #31: September
Share Your World Meets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban One of my favorite gifts that Harry Potter received came from the Weasley Twins; and was “Mrs. Mooney’s Marauder’s Map”. This magical document showed every classroom, hallway and secret corner in all of Hogwarts. It also showed you the location- by name- of every […]Read More SYW/HP: On Snowballs at National Parks, Gratitude for Summer, Wisdom & Happiness
This is a tough one to write about, since my favorite season is summer – it would be a lot easier to list 5 things I LOVE about summer. But since this is Dr. Tanya’s topic for her 5 Things challenge, this week, here goes… 1. Humidity – I would love to live in a […]Read More 5 Things I Hate (?) About Summer (!)
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is photos of dead or wilting flowers and/or leaves.Read More CFFC: Dead or Wilting Flowers and Leaves
I guess I’m a bit late on this one, but here it is anyway – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge of the season of autumn. Autumn means… Fall colors and even some flowers Halloween And my favorite: family time at ThanksgivingRead More LAPC: Autumnal Memories
For Becky’s July Squares 18 with the topic perspective, here is another “mystery photo!” What do you think this is? Scroll down! ^^^^^^^^^^^^keep going!^^^^^^^^almost there!^^^^^^^^one last chance to guess! (it’s easy!!)^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Here it is!^It is snow from the bottom of my boots!Read More Square Perspective: What Is This?
“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” -Marty Rubin The beauty of spring is watching the first plants pushing up above ground, and seeing the early flowers bloom. Daffodils emergeGentle breezes caress meThe sound of birdsong. And tulips! What a strange thing! to be alive, beneath cherry blossoms. – Kobayashi Issa After the pandemic […]Read More LAPC: Spring Sprang
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104 is about summer. Ah, summer! My favorite season of the year! Even with the distancing measures of Covid-19, I can enjoy the summer. (Imagine if the shelter-in-place had been in the winter – we’d REALLY get cabin fever!) Two recent photos of our senior community that represent summer: Memories of summers […]Read More LAPC: The Lazy Days of Summer
It’s Monday and Melanie is back with her weekly Share Your World. Do you have a favorite kind of tree? Oh, that’s a hard one because I like all trees! I’m tempted to say maple trees because their leaves are so colorful in the fall. I like oak trees because they’re hardy. I like exotic […]Read More SYW: Of Trees, Burned Bridges, Heroism, and Priorities
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!