Challenge · easy · Peasy · Weekly Prompt

Easy? Who Says?

For the prompt Easy Peasy from She said it was easy. It wasn’t. He said I could learn. I didn’t. They said it was simple. It was complicated. They said… I quit listening… She showed me. I saw it. He drew pictures. I understood it. He quit talking. I began learning. They smiled. I grew.

beach · Challenge · five lines · Patricia's Place · Story

In Other Words: Beach For God’s sake, won’t someone pick me up. I’ll whisper in their ear, murmuring impossible promises: love, abundance, peace. If only they will carry me far from those damn punishing waves. If not, I’ll bite their ear off!

Challenge · Kat Myrman

Twittering Tales Response

Twittering Tales #141 – 18 June 2019 Here is my contribution to Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales Challenge this week. The picture above is to stimulate a tale of 280 characters,or less.Try your hand at the challenge, and see more stories at He could be watching the Yankees battle the Dodgers through a loose board… Continue reading Twittering Tales Response

A Wise Woman's Journey · Challenge · Haiku · sanity

Sanity–Haiku Challenge

Oops, I gave credit to the wrong person and blog, and my apologies to Eugenia at Brewnspew Cafe who picked this wonderful word of the week: Sanity. This is my contribution to her prompt, and please check out more Sanity haikus at (And you will love the picture on her site for this prompt).… Continue reading Sanity–Haiku Challenge

Challenge · lights · Travel with Intent

Six-Word Musings

From Six-Word Musings: “Standing on the bridge, visitors to Christmas at Kew gaze down on a fleet of colourful origami boats, bobbing on the lake to the tune of the Christmas carol I Saw Three Ships (come sailing in).The ever-changing colours and patterns are magical, and reminded me of the tradition of setting sail a candle-lit… Continue reading Six-Word Musings

Challenge · Color · Color Your World · Pictures · Uncategorized

Color Your World April 15-21

Jennifer’s weekly Color Your World always challenges me to find the perfect color matches. These are my contributions for April 15-21.   Pine Green                                Cadet Blue           Brick Red               … Continue reading Color Your World April 15-21

Challenge · memories · Memory · naughty

A2Z April Challenge M and N

M for Memories April 14 When are our memories activated? At the age of 6 did I remember a particular incident from last week or last year? Maybe when I was 14 I recalled thinking I would see cowboys when our family moved to Texas two years earlier. Or at 30 the memory of dancing… Continue reading A2Z April Challenge M and N

chair · Challenge · empty chair · Mexico · Mundane Monday · San Miguel de Allende · Uncategorized

Sit Awhile

As this week’s contribution to the Mundane Monday Challenge, I took this picture of an empty chair in the street apparently waiting for any weary traveler to stop and rest a spell. Or perhaps the chair is owned by a nearby resident who claims this spot daily to engage others in conversation as they trek… Continue reading Sit Awhile

Challenge · prompt · Uncategorized · vows

In Other Words–Vows

This is my contribution to Patricia’s Place In Other Words with the prompt ‘Vows’. See more at   Vows The vows were exchanged, and were so bold. They promised a wide range filled with hope to hold.  We wait to see if these exchanged vows so bold, Can bridge the range and really hold.… Continue reading In Other Words–Vows