Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenges No. 114, 115, & 116 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m going to take some much needed time off to celebrate Yuletide, starting today, December 11 – December 31st, 2018. There will be NO challenges or recaps until January 1, 2019. However, I know some of you will want to continue writing your weekly poetry…. Continue reading

Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76: JOY & FURY, #SnyonymnsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Do you know what today is? It’s our Anniversary! We’ve been writing Haiku, Tanka, and Haibun for one year now! After you write today’s poem, you will have written 52 poems. That’s… Continue reading

#BeWoW on Earth Day

It just does not get any better than this! Be wonderful on Wednesday, and Earth Day all at one time! I love it! Ron and I spent our Earth Day morning mowing the lawn. It was one of those rare 80 degree F. days in Florida with relatively low humidity…. Continue reading

RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #27 Joy&Freedom

Our prompt words this week are joy and freedom.  I decided to take a different route this week.  To learn more about Ronovan’s challenge – click here. Delight in the day – as choices in life are free, the cost comes later. Thanks to my friend Ronovan, for hosting this… Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Have I Become Invisible?

I recently read an article entitled, “5 Reasons to Enjoy Being an Old, Invisible Woman,” by Kristine Holmgren, dated November 17, 2014; featured on Next Avenue, a PBS website. I got a good laugh at the title of the article and then it got me to thinking – hard. Just… Continue reading

Gratitude Sunday

 Please click on the badge to visit Colline’s Blog. Hope, The Happy Hugger had a photo of one of my favorite flowers on her blog this morning, a lotus.  Along with that was a powerful post about what she was grateful for on this Sunday, September 7, 2014.  I was… Continue reading

What a Week!

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

Send on the JOY!

  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) Continue reading