Angel Frost – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I kept the prompt word “Angel” and changed “devil” to “Lucifer.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid… Continue reading

Looking Forward – A Tanka

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Cold winds are racing across the foothills on this fine Colorado day. The sky is a pale blue, and a white haze of clouds has crept over the mountains. Ron is working in the kitchen preparing a fabulous meal to commemorate the day. The holidays are hard… 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

Technology to the Rescue!

After the blizzard a couple of weeks ago, Ron and I decided that we needed a snow blower/thrower. My dear, California boy has now learned how to deal with the snow in style. We love Colorado! <3 Thanks for stopping in to see us, Continue reading

The Weather Witch

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I have been told that I am a weather witch, a purveyor of the elements. Strange weather events take place where ever we live. Somehow I maneuver the climate. Like the blizzard that blew into Colorado Springs last evening through this morning… The winds blew hard, battering the north side… Continue reading

A Winter Interlude

Jennifer Nichole Wells One Word Photo challenge word for this week is “snow!” Here is a photo of our backyard in Prescott Valley, Arizona. We are about 5,000 ft. elevation here. This was a quick storm that blew in that April of 2011.  The featured photo is from our house… Continue reading

Pink Fairy Slippers

The first sign of spring – as pink fairy slippers bloom, winter grieves the cold. I had a lovely walk this morning.  The air was crisp and laden with moisture from the approaching rain.  Not far from Fairy Swamp were these delicate tiny, pink blooms hanging from the bushes.  I… Continue reading

The Clinic–photo rehab #5: Fog in fairy swamp

Fairy Swamp in the fog is mysterious with shadows at every turn.  I love the way the fog curls around the bare trees. Many thanks to Lucile De Godoy and her photo rehab challenge for letting me share my part of the world. Thanks for popping in to see what… Continue reading

Word Snap Weekly–The Winter Swamp

It’s Sunday and that means it is time for Amanda, from Unique Art Chic’s Weekly Word Snap Weekly Challenge! A unique weekly challenge, designed to inspire creativity from photographers, visual artists and creative writers. There are no formal themes or set prompts, you are free to choose your own –… Continue reading

Pixel Prose Challenge– “Winter”

(Image credit: Winter Fairy) Winter shows her colors in the sparkle on the crystal frost she paints on the trees, and in the bite of the cold north wind she caresses our pale cheeks – rosy. Pinecones, holly, and red berries encircle her golden tresses, while icy starlight twinkles in… Continue reading