Fall means change and nothing shows change quite like colors in leaves. From years past I’ve pulled a couple of pictures that show the season’s beauty in southeastern Oklahoma. See more leaves of change at https://lingeringvisions.wordpress.com/2020/09/29/festival-of-leaves-2020-week-2-walnut-tree-in-my-back-yard/
I’ve come to believe humor may be the best way to dismantle an overgrown ego. What bully do you know or have encountered who can stand to be mocked, laughed at or discounted by the jab of a joke? Most people who have a habit of pushing people around and belittling them are ill-equipped to… Continue reading Power of Humor
Please meet my new doorman. He wandered in when my friend Jenipher found him lurking at my front door begging to find shelter bringing along his friend Greygirl. He took up a guarding position just outside my home with assurances he would welcome anyone who dared cross into my territory with a lick and… Continue reading Greygirl and Friend
Unseen personalities emerge in isolation: snarky comments, weepy days, temper tantrums, anxiety attacks, impatient outbursts, sleepless nights, fearful fits, cabin fever, and the list goes on. Will those traits remain after we reenter the world of hugs and co-mingling? How long will we be hesitant to have a drink with friends, visit someone’s home, share… Continue reading When Does It End?
Together She runs. He plods. Separate paths continue to cross. Each finding a way to their center. Never knowing their journeys will transport them to mountain tops and valley depths. Struggling and soaring not understanding their destinations Until they reach the clouds and stand side by side breathing air of togetherness. Fashion Beauty Costs Big… Continue reading Additional 50 Words A Day
This is a heavy duty door I found recently in San Miguel de Allende and stopped to admire it. See more great doors at Norm’s Thursday Door Challenge https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2020/09/24/thursday-doors-september-24-2020/
Buddy Holly The day the music died. No, just a piece of my heart. No new words sung, new sounds heard, new beats felt from the young man just 30 miles away. Buddy Holly was gone, a legend lost in the snow, leaving the cold Crickets to chirp in the grieving silence. Modern Gladiators The… Continue reading 50 Words Post
The question is not whether to vote, the question is how to vote. And that decision may be key to a fair election. With a President shouting voting by mail is fraudulent, threatening to have the Supreme Court rule that mail-in ballots are not valid, and maneuvering to have Electoral College electorates be selected by… Continue reading In Person or by Mail?
New street art appears regularly on walls in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and I found this one on the outside wall of a newly opened restaurant.. and this one on the second level of an art center. Both bring smiles and visual delight.
I found this tiny blossom on the underside of a plant of unknown name by me. I thought it fascinating since I had never seen a bloom quite this small before particularly on a large plant. It fills both challenges of Macro Monday for this week and Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. See… Continue reading Tiny Flower Hidden