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#WQWWC Theme is “Comedy”! Cathartic or Tragic? Yes.

It’s Wednesday and it’s time for a challenge! And of course since this post looks odd that means it’s Ronovan talking. This week I was dared to use Sensuous as the theme but all the quotes I could find were less than appropriate, although oddly enough I could apply all… Continue reading

A Tale of Two Bloggers

Wendy and Colleen There has been much said about bloggers meeting one another in real life. One area of thought says that most bloggers are not the same with their online community as they are with their “real” friends in the flesh. I have even read the thoughts of a… Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Silver Threading

To all of you who are part of my on-line family: I hope your Thanksgiving is spent with loving family, great wine, and fabulous friends. I am thankful for all the wonderful connections we share! Happy Thanksgiving! Continue reading

Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up from 8/19/15

Welcome to the WRITER’S QUOTE WEDNESDAY Weekly Wrap-Up where our writers highlight their photographic and writing talent by making up their own quotes or sharing quotes from their favorite authors. (Please do not link to this post. Link to the new prompt on Wednesday, August 26, 2015). Please don’t forget to tag your post “Writer’s Quote Wednesday” to make… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – Friendship and Love – By Erika Kind

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to self-discover new things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to. This week, and the first Monday… Continue reading

#BeWoW & #1000 SPEAK FOR COMPASSION – “Connection”

“A Connection” I seek the compassionate divinity of communing with another soul, of hearing jumbled thoughts pour out of troubled hearts that are ready to blossom forth like a daisy in the sand. I seek a joining to the rest of our disjointed humanity, a chance to share the hurried… Continue reading

Be Inspired By the Community

Today’s assignment in Blogging 101: write a post that builds on one of the comments you left yesterday. Don’t forget to link to the other blog!  Did you mention a personal connection to what was written? Tell that story, using the original discussion as a starting point for yours. I… Continue reading

Connie and Ling

Today in Writing 101, you’ll write about the most interesting person you’ve met in 2014. In your twist, develop and shape your portrait further in a character study. I adore my morning walks, especially now that autumn is imminent and the temperatures are lowering. I usually start out with my… Continue reading

Musings from a Glass of Moscato

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

My Daughter–My Friend

  It seems only a few years ago, A tiny delicate lass – Burst into my life with a wail and a scream. Hello beautiful. Long in limb and tall in stature, All blond hair and curls tumbling down. Emerald eyes – a gazelle, a graceful beauty – Independent even… Continue reading