Old Age · Photography · Trees · Tuesdays of Texture · Tuesdays of Textures

Tuesdays of Texture–Surviving

I drove past this tree yesterday and for the first time I ‘saw’ it. Been on that corner longer than I have been alive, but I never looked at…until yesterday. This gnarly tree trunk is a testament to a long life, and the beauty of age.     https://narami.wordpress.com/2016/08/30/tuesdays-of-texture-week-36-of-2016/ https://haddonmusings.com/2016/08/31/senior-salon37/  

computers · humor · Kenya · Nairobi · One Word Photo Challenge · school · slums · Youth

OWPC-Computers

In response to this week’s One Word Photo Challenge–Computers, I couldn’t do it with just one picture. The computer is just part of the story. It begins in the slums of Nairobi. In a small school and orphanage surviving on donations. Filled with eager youngsters. Equipped with one computer. https://jennifernicholewells.com/2016/08/30/one-word-photo-challenge-computer/ https://haddonmusings.com/2016/08/31/senior-salon37/

#SoCS · culinary · flames · humor · skills · Stream of Consciousness Saturday · You · You're · Your

SoCS–You’re Cookin’ ? Oh No!

Y’all want something’ to eat?” “Not if  you’re cookin’.” “You’re complainin’ about my culinary skills?” “Your ‘skills’ were in flames when you attempted to fry a chicken, and it nearly burned the house down.” “I couldn’t help if grease splattered all over your favorite apron and my cigarette dropped from my mouth at the same time,… Continue reading SoCS–You’re Cookin’ ? Oh No!

funny · Hilarious · humor · Soulgifts

Saturday Smiles

Originally posted on soulgifts – Telling Tales:
Free Oranges Lulu was a prostitute, but she didn’t want her grandma to know. One day, the police raided the brothel and took all the girls outside and made them line up. Suddenly, Lulu’s grandma came by. Grandma asked, ‘Why are you standing in line here, dear?’ Not…

Mirth and Motivation · Motivation Mondays · Quotes · reblog · women · Women's Equity Day

Motivation Mondays: Women’s Equality Day #Quotes

Great quotes to celebrate Women’s Equity Day August 26. https://mirthandmotivation.com/2016/08/22/motivation-mondays-womens-equality-day-quotes/ Mirth and Motivation “The day will come when man will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall… Continue reading Motivation Mondays: Women’s Equality Day #Quotes

homeless · Kenya · Nairobi · Rescue · Safety · Thursday Doors

Is This a Door to Safety?

While in Kenya a few years ago, a group of us worked in a school/orphanage/shelter for several days. This door led to the living quarters of homeless boys, and was considered a safe place for children residing in the slums of Nairobi. Would we consider this door an entrance to safety? Would you feel ‘rescued’ if  you… Continue reading Is This a Door to Safety?

Daily Post · humor · Miniature · One Liner Wednesday · one liners · Prompts

One Liner Joins Daily Prompt

I combined two challenges for today’s post: One Liner Wednesday with the topic of Ask Not The Daily Post with the prompt of Miniature Ask not why she is large, but why she is called a Miniature.   https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/miniature/ One-Liner Wednesday – Ask Not  

Challenges · Color · Color Challenge · Evening · Hues · One Word Photo Challenge · Photo Challenge · Photography · Skies

OWPC–Color–Evening Skies

The One Word Photo Challenge for this week is all about Color. The beautiful hues of the evening sky send us off into a restful night.     https://jennifernicholewells.com/2016/08/24/one-word-photo-challenge-color/