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”)
*** Speaking of Cold… Earlier this year, the Priorhouse explored some “weighted blankets” Not sure if you heard about weighted blankets, but we had been wanting to try them for a while. The first one we tried was a 20lb blanket and it was way too heavy. The “10lb” ones seem to be … More Ice Storm and Weighted Blanket Insert
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)
Time for Thursday Doors with a little bit of reflecting. So what have you been reflecting on lately? .. . . . .
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 (#WQWWC)
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 🎶🎶)
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
This week, the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge theme is sot share “A Glimpse into your world” to share “things you love that makes your world spin” *** Do you know what else brings joy? Health and vitality. Do you know how I help my health nd vitality? Simple things that fortify the body: I mentioned walking earlier in this post, … More Glimpse Into Small Ideas for Health and Vitality (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #135)
Hello Readers For those Rush fans out there, let’s pause to celebrate the 40-year anniversary of Rush’s 1981 “Moving Pictures” album: Isn’t that a GREAT cover? Want to hear some drummer’s reflect about the influence Rush had on their music? Check out Consequence of Sound (COS) where Mike Portnoy, Charlie Benante, Matt Halpern, Arejay Hale Discuss … More Rush’s “Moving Pictures” Turns 40 -Pausing to Celebrate
Hello Readers Thanks to CarolCooks2 (here) for inviting Priorhouse Blog to share in the Travel Photo Challenge and thanks to Sharon at Gum trees and Galaxies blog for getting Carol involved 🙂 The idea is to share “travel photos” and most folks are doing this across ten days; however, a few bloggers have done the ten days in one … More Travel With Me: 10 Photos, One Post
Time for Thursday Doors Hope your week is going well If you want to join in with Thursday Doors -go to Dan’s Blog for info HERE .. . . . .
Hello readers, joining in with Terri’s Sunday Stills (here), which has the theme of #Fallen. Let’s start with those North Carolina workers “fallen” in the line of duty – to pause and remember – let us remember them and all that have fallen while working – or serving our country. **** On a more personal note, If you … More I’ve Fallen – and I CAN get back up (Sunday Stills)