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Weekend Getaway

image link Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie and Wordle #216 The challenge is to use at least 10 of the words to create a story or poem. The words can appear in an alternate form. Use the words in any order that you like. Forgotten Crux Slip Deprecate Minister (also has a verb form) Bother How Heartstrings Maim… Continue reading Weekend Getaway

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Short Dance & Video NYE Playlist

This short list was chosen for both the danceability to the music and the creativity shown in the videos.  I'm hoping everyone enjoys their New Year's Eve and that we all move on to a blessed 2019. Rob Zombie's Living Dead Girl     Dire Straits' Money for Nothing   RUN-DMC Walk This… Continue reading Short Dance & Video NYE Playlist

ecology · exploitation · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · flora · poetry · villanelle · Word of the Day Challenge

Beads and how the world turns

image link The Word of the Day Challenge is traditions. Fandango's FOWC is revenge. Today's offering is in the form of a villanelle. As an introduction, I wanted to talk about how I was inspired to write this. On Saturday, I went to Hobby Lobby to take an art print that my older son got… Continue reading Beads and how the world turns

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Song Lyric Sunday 12/30/18 — Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison

image link Helen Vahdati's Song Lyric Sunday most excellent prompt for today is "new". from wikipedia: "Ding Dong, Ding Dong" is a song by English musician George Harrison, written as a New Year's Eve singalong and released in December 1974 on his album Dark Horse. It was the album's lead single in Britain and some… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday 12/30/18 — Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison


Will Gutenberg kill WordPress as a writer’s platform? — Lucky Otters Haven

Republished with the permission and encouragement of the author.  If you haven't gone over to the "dark side" of the new WP editor please read it as it's important. Almost every blogger has no doubt seen that irritating little blue blurb that keeps appearing at the bottom of the editing screen: “A new editor… Continue reading Will Gutenberg kill WordPress as a writer’s platform? — Lucky Otters Haven

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · remembrance · Word of the Day Challenge

Plumbing and Potential

I have had two plumbing technicians out to the house during 2018. The first one was in the summer and the second one was on Friday. The first one was to figure out why the sewage was backing up into the house. The second one was to do a seasonal inspection of my furnace. Please… Continue reading Plumbing and Potential

A Guy Called Bloke · Christmas · Uncategorized

Bloggers Christmas Challenge 12/29/18 — Wizzard Sings About Bloggers

A Guy Called Bloke's Bloggers Christmas Challenge for 12/29/18 is Write a story with the above images and the song “Wizzard – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday”  and include three of your favourite bloggers, cleverly weaving their names into your story! Violet Jim Jay-lyn Lyrics Are you ready Jim? (Yeah) When Violet… Continue reading Bloggers Christmas Challenge 12/29/18 — Wizzard Sings About Bloggers

Stream of Consciousness Saturday

#SoCS for 12/29/18 — Puzzle

Linda G Hill's Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt for 12/29/18 is: “ask someone else.” Either ask someone for a prompt word or, if you can’t, turn on a TV or a radio and choose a word from the first sentence you hear. Enjoy! I watched a movie this evening, called, “Puzzle” which seems a good… Continue reading #SoCS for 12/29/18 — Puzzle

A Guy Called Bloke · Uncategorized

The Alphabet Post Challenge

My thanks to A Guy Called Bloke for his tag of The Alphabet Post Challenge which follow these guidelines …. Acknowledge the blogger that challenged you. Display the challenge photo or create your own  Link back to this post so I can read yours  Create one post or multiple posts, as I did, using a… Continue reading The Alphabet Post Challenge