Thursday Doors: Bums in the Attic Excerpt & Video snippet with author Sandra Cisneros’

Time for Thursday Doors and my photos for today, well as I looked at them- they reminded me of Sandra Cisneros’ Bums in the Attic snippet from her novel The House on Mango street    Bums in the Attic Excerpt from The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros      I want a house on … More Thursday Doors: Bums in the Attic Excerpt & Video snippet with author Sandra Cisneros’

Two for Tuesday: Buffalo Images and Broadway song by Goo Goo Dolls

  Two maps of Buffalo  Song for Today: Broadway by Buffalo’s Goo Goo Dolls   That Goo Goo Dolls song reminds me of a flash fiction I wrote (here) while joining in with the “What Pegman Saw” prompts back in 2017. After three years of writing flash fiction (with three different sites), I am taking a break from flash. I miss it … More Two for Tuesday: Buffalo Images and Broadway song by Goo Goo Dolls

Subjects with the Letter “S” (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 2/21/21)

For the Lens-artists photo challenge this week the theme is subjects starting with the Letter S. *** Let’s start off with items that were “SEEN” on a recent walk:   Two of my favorite items lately: Veritas Sanitizer and Sovereign Silver:          Last subject for the letter S – These Vietnamese SHRIMP SNACKS were shared … More Subjects with the Letter “S” (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 2/21/21)

Snow & Ice Photos (and Steinbeck’s “cold of winter give’s summer its sweetness”)

Recently I was at Travel Tales of Life blog and they had this awesome post with “30 Inspiring Winter Quotations and Snow Sayings.” This Steinbeck is the one that encapsulated how I feel about a wonderful cold and snowy winter:  “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?”– John Steinbeck   *** … More Snow & Ice Photos (and Steinbeck’s “cold of winter give’s summer its sweetness”)

Frooze Balls and Black Tea (Virtual Tea & Weekly Smile)

Hello Readers. … Welcome to the February Virtual Tea Party One of my favorite teas this month (not officially a tea to some folks – more of an herbal mix) was Tazo’s “Wild Sweet Orange”    Offering some Frooze Balls for today’s virtual tea party, which is also to share with Trent’s weekly smile Finding this Frooze Balls at … More Frooze Balls and Black Tea (Virtual Tea & Weekly Smile)

Henry David Thoreau Quotes & Virginia Nature Photos

    The Always Write quote challenge has the theme of RESPONSIBLE this week.  I decided to use some Henry David Thoreau quotes – to remind us that we are responsible for our wellness. **** *** Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge #WQWWC Photos taken Fall 2020 on a short camping trip in Virginia   Hope your week is … More Henry David Thoreau Quotes & Virginia Nature Photos

Two for Tuesday: Clowns in my Coffee (🎶🎶 You’re So Vain song by Carly Simon 🎶🎶)

  Maybe today – we can stand – or pull up a seat – and slow down – Pause…. simplify for a bit –  Maybe even look up to the sky and enjoy the clouds.  Did you know that I won five dollars because I had the correct lyrics to Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” song?  🎶🎶  … More Two for Tuesday: Clowns in my Coffee (🎶🎶 You’re So Vain song by Carly Simon 🎶🎶)

Red Rose, Red Pepper & I Just Wanna Stop ♬♬ Gino Vannelli

Hello readers It was late November when I saw these beautiful roses outside of our local grocery store. And yes, I paused to smell the roses -Also, grabbed a couple of photos Late last summer, I also paused when found this rose-colored pepper hiding on a small pepper plant that grew on its own in … More Red Rose, Red Pepper & I Just Wanna Stop ♬♬ Gino Vannelli