Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 18 – Sweet

I have been so busy writing I have not had much time to join in Hugh’s FUN photo challenge! So here I am this week excited because the word is “SWEET!” Of course, this conjures up all kinds of wonderful things that are fattening. What the heck? It’s EASTER week! Time to Enjoy the sweets …

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #61 Tears & Wine

Our words this week from Ronovan are tears and wine! What a combination for success. I love words like this to paint my haiku for you all. Wet tears stain my face – all alone in my sorrow, yesterday’s fine wine. *** Thanks for visiting me today. I enjoyed seeing you all!

Photography 101 – Warmth

Today our class shares: Photography means “drawing with light,” and when you snap a picture with your camera, you use and record light to create an image. We also use alternate and artificial sources, like candles and lamps, to create certain effects and manipulate an image’s overall mood (which we’ll talk more about tomorrow). When …

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Aging Gracefully in A Young World

I named my blog Silver Threading for a couple of reasons, the first being that I have silver hair, which  I like to think represents my wisdom.  In fact, I love my hair because it is a liberation of sorts for me to not have to prove myself anymore.  I am at the point in …

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Oregano Mint Vinegar

My mint was starting to look a bit bedraggled out there in the pot on the patio so I decided to use the best leaves and make some flavored vinegar.  I chose some of the best oregano from my garden too. I used a clean bottle with a cork stopper.  Plain white vinegar suits this …

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Thirsty Thursday 9/18/14

In preparation for the weekend, today’s luscious  virtual alcoholic concoction is another Florida favorite, The Miami Vice: Can’t you see Crockett and Tubbs speeding away in their fancy car and hear the music playing?  If not, here is the musical theme song to Miami Vice: Or, come and join me at my German bar for …

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Musings from a Glass of Moscato

Today’s daily writing challenge at 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 my tongue.  Better yet, I …

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Sangria Part II

I got quite a huge response from my sangria recipe ideas yesterday.  As promised, I am sharing my sangria creation called, ‘Florida Orange.’ My Florida Orange Sangria turned out to be fabulous!  I used a whole bottle of my favorite Moscato wine.  I added about a cup of the Gran Gala Orange Liquor (made with …

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Thirsty Thursday

After a ‘fruitful’ day of lawn mowing and playing in the garden, I thought I would share a recipe I found on Pinterest about a subject near and dear to my heart – WINE!  Well, Sangria to be exact.  The illustration below shows you how to make sangria to your taste and preferences.  With the …

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Sip Happens!

(Image credit:  Pinterest, 8/13/14). I could not stand it any longer.  I took the big step, the plunge, I dove right in!  I cleaned my house today!  I dusted, cleaned bathrooms, and mopped floors.  Lucky for me, my stupendous husband volunteered to vacuum.  That is huge.  With two Pomeranians, we always vacuum up enough fur …

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