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Growing Friendship

image link Mayzey started volunteering twenty hours a week at the community garden. She hoped to build new friendships with other volunteers, and it wasn't long before she met one of the regulars. Matiz was in his 70s and had been helping with the garden since it was first planted twenty years previously. Matiz was… Continue reading Growing Friendship

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3.2.1 Quote Me! — Good Health

Sadje has nominated me for 3.2.1 Quote Me! on the topic of GOOD HEALTH.  3.2.1 Quote Me! is a prompt originated by Rory of A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodle Pip.  Rory says: Once every ten days, l (Rory) will pick a random topic, post two quotes on that topic and nominate 3 bloggers,… Continue reading 3.2.1 Quote Me! — Good Health

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Coloring Club Plus — 8/25/19

Today my Celtic letter “S” is dedicated to Sting. I liked him when he was in The Police and I loved his music when he went solo, even to the point of obsession. I think I literally swooned the first time I heard the selection, “Sister Moon” from his album, “...Nothing Like the Sun.”  Branford… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 8/25/19

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#SLS — I Go To Sleep by The Pretenders

Jim Adams is the ever-gracious and reliable host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: find a song that fits the prompt Dream/Lullaby/Sleep. Here are the “rules”: Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does not fit, then please explain why you chose this song. Please… Continue reading #SLS — I Go To Sleep by The Pretenders

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Aunt Mim instructed Otto to give each of her princes and princesses a tattoo of the well-known androgynous symbol that Quince called himself once upon a time. Tattoo in this scenario was euphemism for tag of ownership. Aunt Mim had been adding to her royal family for a long time. Scouts other appointed brokers were… Continue reading HOME

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Coloring Club Plus — 8/24/19

I saw Old Blind Dogs at an Irish Music Festival in the early 2000s and bought this CD at the festival. I've been fans of theirs ever since and own their other albums, Wherever Yet May Be (2010) and Room with a View (2017.) They are excellent musicians! Per wikipedia: Old Blind Dogs is a… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 8/24/19

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #101 — Look closely

He still remembers the day the moon came in and blocked the sun. His favorite toy, the orange bunny named Carrot, was taken. Carrot's shadow is still seen floating past the moon on warm summer nights if you look closely. Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge. Reena says: PROMPT Write to the photo.  As… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #101 — Look closely

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The Missing Naked Ape

Cairo Jones was the biggest shock jock to hit the talk radio airwaves in 2019. He loved to bring controversial guests onto his show, The Naked Ape, and put them to the test – his own specialized test. What nobody but he knew is he had a giant wheel of fortune like device in his… Continue reading The Missing Naked Ape

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#MM Music Challenge — Shades of Darkness

Jim Adams is the illustrious host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge, or it that Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Music Challenges?  Whichever it is, it is a fun prompt.  Jim has chosen, "The Future's So Bright," by musical group, Timbuk 3, which is a satirical commentary on the ever-present threat of nuclear armageddon hovering over us, to inspire… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Shades of Darkness

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Coloring Club Plus — 8/23/19

Bonus Video!  I moved Mlady's new bed nearer to me when I'm at the computer.  I noticed she was lost in dreamland and took a video: https://youtu.be/0oDv4zGXHH4 Today's song is another cut from Talking Heads', Stop Making Sense.  I wrote about it here. Per wikipedia: "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" is a song… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 8/23/19