A #Colorado Spring – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “fire” to “fiery,” and I left the word “rain.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many… Continue reading

I WON!

I had to share my great news! I never win at contests or drawings… but today I did! I won an Amazon Gift Card! Author, Lorinda J. Taylor Meet Lorinda J. Taylor, the author of: The Termite Queen, Vol I, The Speaking of the Dead, and The Termite Queen, Vol… Continue reading

Colorado Garden Update July 2016

Just as I promised back in early June, here is the status of my Colorado gardening experiment. The other day, we got this cool sign to hang in our living room. I really love it! I am learning much about the climate and elevation. I spoke with a neighbor the… Continue reading

The Summer Heat Descends – A Haiku

It’s the time of the week I love! The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #103 Summer&Fun! This week the words are summer and fun. Early summer in Colorado has been spectacular. The days are warm, and the nights are cool. We have only used our air conditioner once so far…. Continue reading

A New Addition to the Family

Good Tuesday morning! I wanted to share the new addition to our family – an Ohio Buckeye tree! This tree will replace the oak tree the builder planted in front of our house last summer. Unfortunately, the tree did not survive the winter. The main truck was damaged. We knew… Continue reading

Distance… Over Yonder!

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 26 – Distance is all about choosing a photo that shows an object that is in the distance. Maybe it’s a building or a wonderful view that contains an interesting object or scene that, although it is in the distance, shows up really well in the… Continue reading

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 24 – Hats

Hats come in all sorts of shapes and styles and, for this week’s challenge, Hugh would like to see what hats you can share with us. Maybe it’s the baseball cap you wear to protect the top of your head from the sun or a thick wooly bobble hat that keeps your… Continue reading

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 22 – “Group”

For this week’s photo challenge from Hugh’s Views and News, we are to show what “Group” means to you. Maybe it’s a pop group or a group of people all of whom have something in common? Maybe it’s a group of animals or a group of objects in a store?… Continue reading

Solitude – Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge

Hugh, from Hugh’s Views and News, asked for examples of solitude. That I got… Solitude at Pensacola Beach Solitude along a country road The solitude of a Colorado Highway I hope you enjoyed my interpretation of solitude. Many thanks to Hugh for sponsoring such a fun photo event! I love… Continue reading

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #86 Flash & Dance

Ronovan’s words for this week’s haiku inspiration are “flash and dance.” I used ‘glimmer’ for flash and let the word ‘dance’ stand by itself. I really had to pause because I immediately got a vision of a flash dance in my head… O.K. well, maybe not! Anyway, here is my… Continue reading