mental health · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · Uncategorized

#MLMM Photo Challenge #261 — Moonpills

Nekneeraj is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Photo Challenge.   Nekneeraj says: Use above image as inspiration for a poem or short story.  Alternatively, if you are an artist or photographer, use this as an opportunity to showcase your own work.  You have 1 week to complete this challenge.  Please credit the artist! When you’re done, TAG the… Continue reading #MLMM Photo Challenge #261 — Moonpills

Fandango Provocative Question

#FPQ — A Gay POTUS, yay or nay?

Fandango is the host of his Provocative Questions and asks: “Do you think America is ready for an openly gay person to be elected to the office of President of the United States? Explain your opinion.” An individual's sexual orientation is irrelevant to their decision-making skills, their integrity, and their passion to help our country… Continue reading #FPQ — A Gay POTUS, yay or nay?


Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (April 16 – 30) — THE DIRT

Landscape architecture is not just another pretty face.  THE DIRT is a blog who consistently shows you why. How Wildlife Bridges Over Highways Make Animals—And People—Safer – National Geographic, 4/16/19 “Bridges for bears and tunnels for tortoises have significantly reduced the number of wildlife-car collisions worldwide.” Make America Graze Again – The New York Times,… Continue reading Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (April 16 – 30) — THE DIRT

dverse · Joseph's Star · poetry · relationships

dVerse — Limbo

Painting by Helen Acklam M is the host of dVerse today.  M says: So today, the prompt is Limbo – a word that has very different meanings. You need NOT incorporate both meanings, or even use the word itself – use a synonym, if it suits you.  Since it’s been a long month, try to keep it under 100 words.… Continue reading dVerse — Limbo

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

Making Time for Pies

Fandango's FOWC is wagon, the Word of the Day Challenge is trip, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are lawyer, carousel, chocolate , and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge photo prompt is below: Image by Oberholster Venita from Pixabay It was a Saturday morning in the year 1925. After gathering all of the baking implements from the… Continue reading Making Time for Pies

fiction · Twittering Tales

Twittering Tales #134 – 30 April 2019

Kat is the host of Twittering Tales.  Kat says: Think week we have an intriguing mystery thanks to photographer Suzy Hazelwood at Is this stack of old letters a treasured keepsake? Or perhaps it is the surprising find by those left behind after the death of a loved one? Tell me your tale in… Continue reading Twittering Tales #134 – 30 April 2019

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 4/30/19

I came across, “Cold Kisses” and was impressed by it. “Cold Kisses” is on Richard Thompson's album, “Action Packed,” which was released in 2001. The album is a retrospective look at Thompson's time with Capitol Records and brings together songs from each of the albums that he recorded for that label. Here I am… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 4/30/19

A2Z 2019

A2Z — Z — Ziggurat

Welcome to Day 26 of the A2Z 2019 Challenge. It's been quite the ride. I've enjoyed researching for my entries. I've also enjoyed surfing others' blogs for their entries. I've made a few friends along the way. I do plan on participating again next year. For anyone who did not participate, I would encourage you… Continue reading A2Z — Z — Ziggurat

dverse · haibun · poetry

dVerse — Haibun — Picnic on the Beach

Picnic on the Beach, by August Macke Gina is the host of dVerse today.  Gina says: Our theme for this week’s haibun is picnic! Share with us a memory from a picnic – your haibun must not be fictional but a real experience! Write a haibun based on the prompt, with 1 to 2 tight… Continue reading dVerse — Haibun — Picnic on the Beach

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 4/28/19

  Today's musical selection is, "The Painted Desert," from The 10,000 Maniac's, "In My Tribe."  I posted about this album a few months ago.  You can read about it here.  There is something about the lush guitars, Natalie's voice, and the lyrics that are irresistable.  It's simply dreamy, but it's a deeply sad story. Stereogum… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 4/28/19