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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

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50 Word Thursday — The Tale of Thomas

“What had happened to him at that moment was what happens to people when they are unexpectedly caught in something very shameful.” – Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. The Tale of Thomas is still told around campfires in these parts. St. Horatio's Seminary shut down every spring so the students could go help the needy. … Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — The Tale of Thomas

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Coloring Club Plus — 8/21/19

She Gathers Rain is off of Collective Soul’s, ”Collective Soul” album, released in March 1995. There’s not a bad track on this whole album. It’s got great arrangements, lyrics, and vocals. What more do you need?  I love the guitar work on this song. The album, Collective Soul (sometimes referred to as the Blue Album… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 8/21/19

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#FF — Plus One

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson The triplets lived near each other; for forty years they had a standing lunch date for the first Friday of the month. Today's lunch was at Sal's By The Beach. As the sisters waited for the Blue Light Special, fricaseed blackfish, they got so caught up in the conversation that… Continue reading #FF — Plus One

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The New & Amazing Flight Diet!

It should be no surprise that Maryland, whose Official State Bird is the cuckoo, no pardon me, that's Washington DC and the Spite Haus, nevermind. Anyway, Maryland has a new fad diet that is spreading like poison ivy at summer camp. It's called the Flight Diet. This is how it works: A garden that rivals… Continue reading The New & Amazing Flight Diet!

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Coloring Club Plus — 8/21/19

OK I should have realized that the phoenix rises from flames, not water, but too late to change it now.  This is a water phoenix, rising from the waves of Lake Michigan. M-W this week I've been using my new coloring book and new, softer pencils (orange here was with the gel pen).  Wondering if… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 8/21/19

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, 8/21/19, love ultimate and dVerse OLN

Ultimate Love (Dutch website; photo © unknown) For My Sons I'd give my life for you without a thought; live on -- sometimes think of me. You Make Me Sparkle Experiencing your laugh lights every fiber of me, like fireworks. A Prayer Knowing your grace keeps me human. Feeling loved, I beam it back to… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, 8/21/19, love ultimate and dVerse OLN