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#SLS — “Tiny Little Things,” by Double Fuzz

Jim Adams is the alchemical host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have the element prompts of Air/Earth/Fire/Water and hopefully this will fit for everyone. 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… Continue reading #SLS — “Tiny Little Things,” by Double Fuzz

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#Haikai Challenge #147: smoldering [hot] (moyuru) — Refreshed

Bees drink from the shore of a shallow inland lake – wrens splash in birdbath. Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says: This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to smoldering [hot] (moyuru).

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#MM Music Challenge — “I Need You, Babe”

  Jim Adams is the dauntless host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on ["I Know You're Out There Somewhere," by the Moody Blues] and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community.… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — “I Need You, Babe”

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Novelty Song Friday #17 — “Thirty Thousand Pounds of Bananas,” by Harry Chapin

"30,000 Pounds Of Bananas," sometimes spelled "Thirty Thousand Pounds Of Bananas," is a folk rock song by Harry Chapin from his 1974 album, Verities & Balderdash. The song became more popular in its live extended recording from Chapin's 1976 concert album, Greatest Stories Live that started the phrase "Harry, it sucks." The song is based… Continue reading Novelty Song Friday #17 — “Thirty Thousand Pounds of Bananas,” by Harry Chapin

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Doodads (not photos of the garden)

Just a few things that don't fit neatly into other posts. Oat Milk It's official.  I'm now using oat milk in my coffee instead of unsweetened almond milk.  I decided to give oat milk a try after reading an article about the harmful effect on the environment almond milk has, especially on bees that are… Continue reading Doodads (not photos of the garden)

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Thursday Inspiration 64 — Love’s Lake

Each time when the sun shines so As it strikes every leaf with a glow It's then that I head for our place By the willow on the shore of love's lake The wind has to blow just right Rippling water shimmers with light Where we held each other's eyes Two souls under dappled skies… Continue reading Thursday Inspiration 64 — Love’s Lake

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge 143 — cool grey slate

Surveying cool grey slate, Shapes form, then colors Rainbowed characters drawn Shade shift, flavors pique Sensory extravaganza But only in our minds What is is a unidimensional Flat map of what could be How do we inflate the dream Into three dimensions? Winds, planets, satellites Water pools, veins, capillaries Mountains, valleys, caves The greenleafs and… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge 143 — cool grey slate

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#FF — An edge

Supposed to be til death do they part, maybe it would have been if either would have been more tolerant; less critical. While they figured out neither were either, two sons were born. She was a lousy wife, a good mother, and a sloppy housekeeper. He was a lousy husband, a decent dad, and determined… Continue reading #FF — An edge

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Your Summer Reading List Just Grew… ‘Grace…fully living’ Now In Print — Everydave Life

Blogger and music lover Dave has just released his first book!  I have not read the book (yet!) but I wanted to let you know it is now available. Congratulations Dave!!!!   Finally something “novel” that’s not a corona virus! Time out here to blow my own horn a little. My first novel is now… Continue reading Your Summer Reading List Just Grew… ‘Grace…fully living’ Now In Print — Everydave Life