Trying to Stay Sleek – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #108 prompt words for this week are “Sizzle & Sleek.” Ohhh… those are perfect for August 1st. Wait! Is it August already? Where did all the time go? How can the summer be flying by so quickly? Summer brings its own share of… Continue reading

Summer Awaits – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #101 words for this week are “fresh and wind.” I have been absent the last couple of weeks. I hate when life gets in the way of poetry! To keep things interesting, I used “airy” for fresh, and “breeze” for wind. I am… Continue reading

The Seasons – Hugh’s Photo Challenge

For this week’s photo challenge from Hugh’s Views and News, who is being hosted by the ever fabulous, Ronovan, of Ronovan Writes, we are to show what “Season” means to us. Want to join the fun? Here’s what you need to do. Take or choose a photo that you’ve taken… Continue reading

RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #48 Inspire & Loss

  Ron, from Ronovan Writes, gives us the words: Inspire and loss to work with this week for our Haiku challenge! Inspired by the sun – summer storms with a fury, defeating the heat. The heat and humidity are cloying now in Pensacola, Florida. It will feel like well over… Continue reading

Word Snap Weekly–Fickle Summer Love

Many thanks to Amanda, from Unique Art Chic for hosting this great challenge each week.  You must visit her blog and see the fabulous spring/fairy creation she fashioned this week!  It is absolutely spectacular.  Amanda and I decided that we are Bitstrips/blog sisters, as we both have the same hair… Continue reading

Auburn Berries

Sweet auburn berries – turn tart during autumn’s veil, fickle summer love. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved www.silverthreading.com These wild berries grow along the road where I walk each morning.  I took this picture in the heat of summer. Join us in Amanda’s Unique Art Chic, Pixel Prose Challenge.  It… Continue reading

Tropical Splendor

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

The Heat of Summer

Heat – so thick. It wears like a second skin Sultry nakedness.           (7/14/14 Image from:  http://www.paschalcorp.com/schedule-service/) Continue reading

DOG days of Summer

My Old Farmer’s Almanac Calendar says we are now in the dog days of summer.  I guess you could say this post is dedicated to all the dogs out there who are dealing with the heat of summer. Here in Pensacola, Florida it is just plain HOT!  We had an… Continue reading