Doodads — September images not already posted, with poems

September’s palette green purple yellow and tan soft shoes, still sunny she tries to hide, but she’s too pretty in bed of soft hydrangeas my hair afrizz, I’m having a purple moment in now’s perfection green fern dresses with wide open smiles, our faces to the sun a bee festival every day on our stage…

#FF (2) — Untethered

PHOTO PROMPT © Krista Strutz It had been a year since Martha passed. That Monday, Jerry felt ready to paddleboard again. He and Martha had circumnavigated the forty-acre lake they lived on every weekday morning like clockwork up until then. Public access weekenders with their Evinrudes, jet-skis, and bass boats left an ugly taste in…

earthweal weekly challenge: When to the center? and dVerse’ OLN

image:  The Otfrid labyrinth design, here the scene for the battle between Theseus and the Minotaur, in a late twelfth century manuscript from Regensburg, Germany.   Ten thousand collective stepshave gotten us to right here,twisting and turning, each with,moment by moment, myriadsteps of thinking, feeling, receiving, transmitting, yetwithin a context of one-way-inone-way-out, as prescribed.When will…

Movies, Movies, Movies! Special Edition: Jungleland (2019)

I watched this last night and had to get the word out about it ASAP. Directed by Max Winkler, “Jungleland” is the tale of two brothers who have been counting on each other since they were kids when their mom passed away and their dad didn’t want them. Stanley (Hunnam) is the older brother and…

#FF — That Magic Moment

PHOTO PROMPT © Krista Strutz Jill and I took paddleboarding lessons from our neighbor, Jack, who led small groups on weekend excursions. After three seasons of local trips, we felt ready to embark on the big Alaska adventure. It would be just us three. We flew into Cordova airport and stayed at Jack’s cabin on…