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“Monsoon Madness,” A #Haibun #Tanka

The challenge words for this week’s poetry challenge are “character and wild.” I used tempestuous for character, and howling for wild. Here in Arizona, the weather forecasters speak of “the monsoon season” and the destruction it sometimes wrecks across Phoenix and Maricopa County. “Not to worry,” I said. We’ve lived through blizzards, sub-zero temperatures, hurricanes, …

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Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Watching the Daisies,” by Author, Brigid P. Gallagher

Title: Watching the Daisies (Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow) Amazon Author Page: Brigid P. Gallagher Publication Date: November 14, 2016 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Religion & Spirituality, New Age Books, Self Help, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: “If you enjoyed “Eat, Pray, Love-You will love this travel memoir!” Millions of …

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The Rebirth – A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of fairy & magic, in honor of International Fairy Day, June 24th. Remember, the best poetry has layers of meaning. Image credit: Quotes About Poetry – Mark Nepo: Pinterest “The Rebirth” I waited. The break …

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CRASH and BURN

I believe I am suffering from some writing burnout… On Tuesday, May 10th, I finished writing the first draft of my first novel – 68,433 words! I am elated and also worn out. It has been a busy six months. Since November 2015, we moved from Florida to Colorado. In that time, I have read …

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In the “PINK”

Justicia Carnea – Brazilian Plume

Welcome to My Garden

It has been quite awhile since I have shown any pictures of my garden. Since it is Sunday, I thought I would share some of the beauty that is abundant in Pensacola, Florida. Peach Hibiscus Tropical Ginger Strawberry Daylilies Pink Hibiscus There is fun stuff growing in this garden! Thanks for stopping by, I will …

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Expressing Ourselves With Gardening

This is one of my favorite photos of three of our Grandchildren.  Last spring, when they lived in Pensacola, Florida, we planted seeds together and grew our own vegetables at Nana’s house.  We started with tomatoes, cucumbers, spaghetti squash, kale, and even zucchini!  The kids and I kept a notebook listing all the seeds we …

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Looking AHEAD to 2015

As 2014 winds down I find that I do not want to look back at the past year at all.  Instead, I want to forge ahead with bigger and better things!  I love the freshness that comes with starting a new year.  I have my brand new blog calendar which I already started using.  I …

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Peace & Joy

Peace & Joy: My year in Review VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Thank you for taking this journey with me.  Merry Christmas to everyone.  ~Colleen, from Silver Threading~ I will be taking a few days off for the holiday.  See you Saturday, December 27, 2014.

I AM Grateful For… A Job Finished

Colline’s Blog  asks:  What have you been grateful for this week?  Colline says, “Join me and share something that you have been grateful for in the past week. Link up with my post and feel free to use the badge my daughter created.” This week I am grateful for the small things.  We finally got …

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