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Bad Weather Ahead

image link Liv was headed to her dance class, where a young lad named Jeremy had been chosen by the teacher to be her dance partner for the show the club was putting on in two weeks. Liv's eyes sparkled when she thought of Jeremy, especially when she thought of Jeremy seeing her waltz into… Continue reading Bad Weather Ahead

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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 15 June 2019 — Every Summer

Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Saturday Mix. For this week’s Lucky Dip, Sarah reached into her mystery bag and pulled out a Cascade form poem. Sarah says: Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Cascade’ – I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Don’t forget to tag ‘Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’, ‘Saturday Mix’,… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 15 June 2019 — Every Summer

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 6/15/19

Bonus pic:  this is the last of the asparagus from my asparagus patch (not cooked yet.)  Every year more grows.  If you have a small patch of ground, it is worth it to buy a few asparagus roots.  If you are patient, it may also be started from seed (which I did once, many moons… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 6/15/19

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #91 — The Relativity of Things

In philosophical daoism, one of Zhuangzi's continuing themes is the relativity of things, which examines, “this and that.” He talks about the definition of terms and how they can limit. By categorizing every thing into a this or a that, and even more confounding, to assign a judgment on it as to whether it is… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #91 — The Relativity of Things

50 word Thursday · fiction

50 Word Thursday

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay It isn't as difficult to get out of bed this morning. Most of the day is spent talking with friends and attending awards ceremonies. Joey and a group of us ride down to the beach at lunch time. The water is still ice cold but the air is warm. We… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday

relationships

Tale Weaver #227 – Wedding – 13th June

Michael is the host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Tale Weaver. Micheal says: So this week consider the notion of a wedding to be the topic for you to write about. Wedding is a word that is so full of myriad emotions that range from extreme joy to extreme dread. For me, the word wedding is synonymous… Continue reading Tale Weaver #227 – Wedding – 13th June

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Old Dogs

image link Fifty-year-old Phil had never tried mind-altering drugs before. Being on the anxious side, Phil preferred to choose moderation in all things. The idea of letting his mind go free scared Phil. His new girlfriend, Sunflower, was determined to pull Phil out of his shell, which he euphemistically called his comfort zone. You might… Continue reading Old Dogs

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#MM Music Challenges — Eli’s Comin’ and Telephone Line

Jim Adams is the dedicated host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Music Challenges.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on this song and use it for inspiration in any form of creative expression (including but not limited to short stories, poems, lyrics, artwork, photography, (etc.).  Thank you, Jim, for the excellent essay and song that… Continue reading #MM Music Challenges — Eli’s Comin’ and Telephone Line

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club — 6/14/19

I know it sounds strange to say that I never knew the name to this song, as it was heard as part of the complete "Rattle and Hum" album.  I love everything about this song, but particularly the guitars, thrumming out their pulsing beats. Rattle and Hum is the sixth studio album by Irish rock… Continue reading Coloring Club — 6/14/19

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Motorcycle PSA

image link Carrie and Nick were on their first road trip with their new Harley. Nick, who had no motorcycle riding experience prior to the Harley purchase, needed to take a rider safety course to get a cycle endorsement on his driver's license. What they don't tell you at those safety courses is that it… Continue reading Motorcycle PSA