My daughter, Jamie Bagley, is good at coming up with writing prompts and giving lots of encouragement. Jamie suggests we write a list poem using what we have collected through the month of June. She's given some examples to help us along. When I first saw the prompt I'll admit I was at a loss to… Continue reading Collected Treasures Both Tangible and Intangible
Last week my daughter, Jamie Bagley, provided a writing prompt that asked the question,What do you do when the rain calls you? I guess there's still a kid in me. These first two haiku and subsequent writing are my response to Jamie's prompt. A Summer Rain Drip, drop, drip drop, drip Slowly comes the summer rain… Continue reading Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat
One Christmas, my mother gave me a quilt she had made from some of my grandmother's old dresses. I was thrilled, because it brought back memories from childhood. The words Color & Warmth are the prompts for Ronovan Writes #weeklyhaikuchallenge. I knew I needed to write about that quilt. Dresses Re-Purposed Feel the cozy… Continue reading Re-Purposed: Something from the Past
Nothing like writing a Five Minute Friday post on Monday! It has been over two weeks since I wrote a blog post, and I'm ready to jump back in. Our days have been busy, but I need to make time to write. The prompt for this week is the word future. It reminds me… Continue reading Future: Plan For It or Let Whatever Be, Be?
The word truth is the Five Minute Friday word for this past week. I am a little late with mine, but I have not been idle. My garden needed attention, and I needed the exercise and the fresh air. While outdoors I looked for beauty and found it in many places. Truth can be… Continue reading Truth: Look for it With Eyes and Ears Wide Open
After doing some cleanup inside, I decided to enjoy some time on the porch. I love the views we have. The temperature was mild and the sky was overcast, though some blue was peeking through. A light breeze was causing lovely sounds to come from the chimes. I had to snap a few pictures. … Continue reading Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon