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Enjoying Time Alone or Partying with Friends

Party & Enjoy are the haiku prompt words for the #weeklyhaikuchallenge at Ronovan Writes. Most every one likes a party at one time or another. Some of the best parties are spent with friends and family. It's a time for enjoying the moments together. Party Time for All Let's have a party Tea and cookies,… Continue reading Enjoying Time Alone or Partying with Friends

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Inspired By Nature, People and Music

What motivates or inspires you? What awakens the creativity within you? When you are feeling down, what helps to snap you out of it? The Five Minute Friday word for the week is inspire. Whenever I am feeling overwhelmed, spending time outdoors helps me to relax and refocus. Inspired By Music and Teaching  We spent… Continue reading Inspired By Nature, People and Music

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Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat

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

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Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams

Star & Bloom are the haiku prompt words for the weekly haiku challenge at Ronovan Writes. My first thought was of the sun, one of the stars of the universe. It is very hot and bright. No one could survive if we lived too close to it. The naked eye cannot behold it without being… Continue reading Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams

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Re-Purposed: Something from the Past

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

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Truth: Look for it With Eyes and Ears Wide Open

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