3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · Word of the Day Challenge

Hungry

image link Fandango's FOWC is chain, the Word of the Day is devour, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge Words are finger, waffle, javelin Atticus, the best javelin thrower for his high school's team, had brought home the State trophy every year so far, starting with his freshman year. He was a senior now and his… Continue reading Hungry

dverse · love · pantoum · poetry

dVerse — Pantoum — Eternal Moment

image link Update 3/3/19:  I've edited the poem.  Here is the first revision of it.  You will notice I found the druid equivalent of qi (thank you to Sabio for pointing out the "new age soup") where pronunciation is included within, and definition of the word follows, the poem. First revision: Day spent whiling away… Continue reading dVerse — Pantoum — Eternal Moment

50 word Thursday · fiction

50 Word Thursdays 9 –Friends for Life

It's Kristian's turn to host 50 Word Thursday. Kristian and Teresa alternate weeks for this always fun and interesting challenge. If you should like to give it a try – go ahead! – the rules are below. The rules 1 The completed piece must be in multiples of 50 words – a maximum of 250 words. Anything… Continue reading 50 Word Thursdays 9 –Friends for Life

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 2/28/19

Coming back from Grand Rapids Sunday night, I had the actual radio on, as my bluetooth is cutting out again so no pandora. I flipped it to an NPR station, where they had a bluegrass special on with a group called, “Sister Sadie”. I was impressed with what I heard and so went out onto… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 2/28/19

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The Versatile BloggerAward!

Sadje at Keep It Alive has very kindly nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award. Tao Talk is an award-free blog, but with Sadje I will make an exception and accept the award.  You see, Sadje is a sunny spot in my blogging community and I appreciate her sunshine.  Thank you so much for this… Continue reading The Versatile BloggerAward!

flora · haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

MLMM –Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 27 2019 Morning Glory

Chevrefeuille is hosting Heeding Haiku today and says: This week I have a nice theme for you to create your haiku or haibun with … Morning Glory … Create your haiku or haibun following the classical rules (5-7-5 syllables; seasonword; cutting word; deeper meaning; interchangeable 1st and 3rd line; a moment as short as the… Continue reading MLMM –Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 27 2019 Morning Glory

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · horror · Word of the Day Challenge

Not a Ninja Mower

image link Fandango's FOWC is puddle, the Word of the Day Challenge is wondering, and Paula's 3 Thing Challenge words are: toothpaste, spaceship, clover This morning, just as I was putting the toothpaste on the brush, there was a rumbling, accompanied with a high-pitched squeal, that shook the house. The cats started scurrying and the… Continue reading Not a Ninja Mower

Fandango Provocative Question · politics

FPQ — footing the bill

Fandango's question of the day is easier than others he's asked. “Should tax payers have the option to explicitly say what they don’t want their tax dollars spent on?” What do you think? What areas, if any, would you wish to exclude your tax dollars from paying for? Fandango, I think representative government as we… Continue reading FPQ — footing the bill

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 2/27/19

I used to have Out of the Blue on vinyl, then later bought it on CD. I love this CD and have listened to it a million times. The “Concerto for a Rainy Day” (Standin' in the Rain, Big Wheels, Summer & Lightning, and Mr. Blue Sky) is a glorious grouping. Going with the theme… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 2/27/19