Today, I would like to introduce you to a new author, Linda M. Crate. I received a lovely email from her saying, “I found your … Continue Reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Guest Post, “Son of the Dark Witch,” By Author, Linda M. Crate
Walking in nature every morning clears my brain for the day I will face ahead. I am lucky to live in the country near Pensacola, Florida, where wide open spaces dominate! This is a photo of the helicopter field behind our house where the U. S. Navy Helicopter Training students … Continue Reading Take A Walk!
Almost Wordless Wednesday – found at Linda G. Hill, “Life in Progress.” Image and words from Kathy R. Jeffords, 2013.
(Image from the Harris County Public Library Facebook page 8/26/14) I love to read and it is a good thing because I spend hours reading all the excellent writing found here on WordPress. At night before bed, I spend another hour or so reading again. I used to watch television … Continue Reading Try On Some Classics
This week’s One Word Photo Challenge from Jennifer Nichole Wells at http://jennifernicholewells.com/2014/08/26/one-word-photo-challenge-cream/ is Cream! To participate: Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Cream” Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that … Continue Reading One Word Photo Challenge: Cream
Ronovan Writes at http://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2014/08/25/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-prompt-challenge-rewind-7/#like-4383 came up with a great challenge this week. Our two words are: Pain and Peace If you want to refresh yourselves on a bit of Haiku in English, although you do not have to stick to that particular style of Haiku, it’s just my particular style … Continue Reading Pain & Peace
I stumbled upon the above cartoon at Susan Cushman’s blog at http://susancushman.com/not-writing-on-wednesdays/ and had to share it. This is surely the truth for most of us writer types out there. Our past experiences contribute to our writing in so many ways. College professors will expound on the virtues of writing … Continue Reading Manic Mondays
This post is in response to The Daily Post’s, “You Robot,” at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/you-robot/. The instructions are: Congrats — you’ve been handed a robot whose sole job is to relieve you of one chore, job, or responsibility you particularly hate. What is it? (“Rosie,” image courtesy of ufiojones.wordpress.com/2011/03/24/cartoon-black-history-rosie/) I sat at … Continue Reading Rosie
As I was drinking my coffee this morning and catching up with all of my blogging friends at WordPress I found the most delightful post from my fellow blogger, Hugh of “Hugh’s Views and News at http://hughsviewsandnews.com/2014/08/24/if-we-were-having-coffee/#like-2346. Hugh is quite inventive and I always look forward to his posts. Today’s … Continue Reading Coffee with Hugh
Today’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday post is: “Start with a preposition.” That’s it! Have fun! This post is response to SoCS at http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/2014/08/22/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-august-2314/. Italics = prepositions! Without prepositions I would not be able to write. Throughout my writings and poetry you will find that prepositions are some of my favorite … Continue Reading Out of Pocket
Today’s daily writing challenge at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/pick-your-potion/ is: Captain Picard was into Earl Grey tea; mention the Dude and we think: White Russians. What’s your signature beverage — and how did it achieve that status? My signature beverage would have to be Moscato Wine! I love the sweet, fruity taste on … Continue Reading Musings from a Glass of Moscato
I have had an eventful week with our beloved dog, Sugar and her diabetes, and various other family related issues. It is all under control now, or I should say moving in the right directions. Life happens. You deal with it and move on to the next thing. Sugar is … Continue Reading The End of My Week-finally!
I am fascinated by the Parlor Maple “Thompsonii” (Abutilon Pictum ‘Thompsonii’) which is a tender evergreen shrub. I planted this shrub in May and it has grown like crazy. It will grow as tall as 8 feet in sun to part shade. The light orange blooms … Continue Reading Parlor Maple Madness
This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge here at WordPress at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/silhouette-2014/. This week, experiment with light and capture a silhouette: Pensacola, Florida – backlighted trees during my morning walk Prescott Valley, Arizona – winter sunset 2012 Great Falls, Montana – Frozen “Great Falls” in winter 2010
2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved http://www.silverthreading.com I have been playing with my photographs and trying to figure out a way to get my poetry onto the photos. I stumbled upon Fotoflexer.com at http://fotoflexer.com/ and created this image to share with you all. Do you have other websites that help you … Continue Reading Emerald Leaves
Those of you that follow my journey know that I have two Pomeranians, Sugar and Spice. Today, we found out that Sugar has diabetes. She will need to stay at the Vet’s Office for a couple days to get her “sugar” regulated. Then, it is home to her sister, Spice; … Continue Reading Sugar–Too Much “Sugar”