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
The flame flickers in the breeze from the open window Raindrops spit against the glass. Falling, rhythmic, keeping time Wet spatters slide rivulets filling the ocean of my heart. The flame sputters, stutters, goes out. Love and longing searching for a remedy. Air so heavy you cannot breathe Gasping, … Continue Reading A Flickering Flame
This post is in response to (SoCS) Stream of Consciousness Saturday on Linda G. Hill’s blog, “Life in Progress,” at http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-august-914/. Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: double/two/bi-/twin or anything else you can think of that means “two.” Use the prompt at will! (The Two Sisters, left … Continue Reading The Two Sisters
This post is in response to: http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/2014/08/07/stream-of-consciousness-saturday-badge-design-contest/ Okay, let’s do this thing! I’ll be taking entries for the next seven days (today included) for Stream of Consciousness Saturday badge designs. Here are the guidelines: 1. The design can be anything you want it to be but it must include either … Continue Reading SoCS Badge Design Contest
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Okay, let’s do this thing! I’ll be taking entries for the next seven days (today included) for Stream of Consciousness Saturday badge designs. Here are the guidelines: 1. The design can be anything you want it to be but it must include either “Stream…
Another full moon is on its way this Sunday, August 10, 2014. The “Full Sturgeon Moon,” will appear to be the largest of all the full moons this year. The moon appears in this manner because it becomes full on the same day as the perigee, and in the same … Continue Reading 8/10/14–Super Moon
I received a wonderful comment on one of my blog posts the other day, wherein I was asked, “How do you find your inspiration?” I was deeply touched because I did not realize that I was in a position to be asked such a question. It occurred to me … Continue Reading Dream the Dream
This weeks two words to use in some form, meaning you can use another word that means the same thing are: Acceptance & Rejection Human acceptance – Flowers and weeds together Bombs of rejection. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved http://www.silverthreading.com
Since last week, I have busy with our front yard re-do, or I guess I should say do-over. We bought this house a little over a year ago and like any new homeowner, you like to make changes to make it your own. I knew that a curb appeal Re-do … Continue Reading Front Yard Re-do
Mondays are still over rated as far as I can tell. I know it is the beginning of the work week, and it does signifies a return to normalcy after a hectic weekend. However, when you are no longer ruled by Mondays (in other words retired) you experience a … Continue Reading Monday…
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I’ve been receiving a lot of positive feedback for SoCS in regards to it not only being fun to participate in, but also for the new connections that are being made between bloggers. However, without advertising it on HarsH ReaLiTy, the word doesn’t seem…
Time for another Odd Trio prompt: write a post about any topic you want, in whatever form or genre, but make sure it features a slice of cake, a pair of flip-flops, and someone old and wise. This post is in response to the Daily Post at: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/odd-trio-redux/. I had … Continue Reading Grandma’s Gift
Your Friday prompt for Saturday’s Stream of Consciousness post is “hear/here.” Be creative! After you’ve written your Saturday post tomorrow, please link it here at the prompt page at http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-august-214/ in the comments so others can find it and see your awesome Stream of Consciousness post. Don’t hesitate to join … Continue Reading Hear Your Here…
Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version? This post is part of the Daily Prompt at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/handmade-tales/. … Continue Reading Prussian Crochet
It has been one of those weeks! I am emotionally spent, worn out and ready to move on. One thing I have noticed as I grow older is that all this upheaval is hard to recuperate from. I know everyone has these days (weeks) where their best laid intentions tank … Continue Reading What a Week!
rain fills shells picked for Nana. grandchildren went home.
It was sunny when you left home, so you didn’t take an umbrella. An hour later, you’re caught in a torrential downpour. You run into the first store you can find — it happens to be a dark, slightly shabby antique store, full of old artifacts, books, and dust. The … Continue Reading The Red Umbrella
The revolution – must begin within. Change brings wisdom. (Image captured from Facebook on 7/21/14).
Last week I received the nicest message from Dorne Whale and her blog entitled, “Write Dorne – Putting Life Into Words.” Dorne nominated me for the Liebster Award which is a way for the blogging world to discover new blogs. I was Liebstered and really surprised! I am relatively new … Continue Reading I Was LIEBSTERED!
I feel like I have finally arrived! I love being retired and spending my time enjoying life. I am sending positive vibes to mankind. Enjoy your Saturday and spread the joy! ~Colleen~ (Image from Facebook, 7/25/14)
HOT orange blossoms – a tropical interlude. Mai-tai anyone? TGIF! Mai-Tai Recipe: Recipe makes 1 gallon 2 cups light rum 1 cup dark rum 1 cup 151 proof rum 1 cup orange curacao (orange flavored liqueur) 1 cup almond flavored syrup 1 cup simple syrup 10 limes, juiced 1/2 gallon … Continue Reading Tropical Splendor