calamine · Color · flowers · Weekend Challenge · Weekly Prompt

Calamine-The Color Soft

I don’t have a bottle of Calamine Lotion in the house, so I’m guessing from memory the exact color of the liquid that prominently adorned my legs during those long summer days exposed to sun and insect bites. These flowers are the closest shades I recall. See more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2020/09/05/weekend-challenge-calamine/      

Caves · China · Oklahoma · Pennslyvania · Reflections · Robbers Cave State Park · Weekly Prompt

Reflections on Weekly Prompts

I’ve often wondered about reflections. Do they catch the real image? Are the colors reflected accurately Which image do I prefer? Am I recalling truthfully. All of these questions are answered depending on my mood, my mental state, and how I feel at any given moment. How I remember something and how the picture looks… Continue reading Reflections on Weekly Prompts

Challenge · easy · Peasy · Weekly Prompt

Easy? Who Says?

For the prompt Easy Peasy from https://weeklyprompts.com/2020/08/26/wednesday-challenge-easy-peasy/ 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.

Cats · musings · patience · Weekly Prompt

Cats and Patience

These 2 cats intrigued me as I watched them patiently stalk, stare, sit, and spy at and on various objects and each other. I don’t have a cat, never had a cat, and never thought I would want one, but these were a study in Patience. See more Patience pictures and comments at https://weeklyprompts.com/2020/08/19/wednesday-challenge-patience/

Art · Clocks · Dog · flowers · Nan's Farm · Self · sky · Watching · Weekly Prompt

Watching

I watch. I watch from my isolation chamber: cozy, confined, comfortable, constricted. My casa secures me during this time of fear, concern and self-incarceration, so I watch. I watch the sky lighten, fill with color, provide moisture, heat the planet, and darken. I watch my roommates tug for possession of canine toys, growling, chasing, then… Continue reading Watching

Inside Out · Mexico · Porches · Weekly Prompt

Inside Out–Porches

I was thinking about this week’s Weekly Prompt of Inside Out and thought of how we move from inside our homes to the greater outdoors. And then I thought of porches. I’ve wondered if they are a phenomenon of small town and rural communities of the  19th century, or have they been around for eons? You… Continue reading Inside Out–Porches

bird songs · Birds · hole in the wall · Nan's Farm · Weekly Prompt

For The Birds Weekly Prompt

Yesterday as I was walking the dogs I heard this lovely bird singing away and it sounded like it was right on my shoulder.I turned around and just above me was a lovely little creature standing guard in a small hole in the rock wall. She allowed me to take a couple of shots before… Continue reading For The Birds Weekly Prompt

Coronavirus · ice cream · Kleenex · shoes · walking · Weekly Prompt

Answers to What Is It?

As I noted in the post showing the clues of the What Is It? Challenge, each item has something to do with my actions during this self isolation period. A Kleenex seems to always be in my hand Ice cream topped with strawberries, blue berries and chocolate sauce cures any isolation stress The only exercise… Continue reading Answers to What Is It?

Weekly Photo Prompt · Weekly Prompt

What is It?

Here are three pictures I took inside my house, so see if you can figure out what they are. Then check into this week’s Weekly Prompts and more challenges. https://weeklyprompts.com/2020/04/18/weekend-challenge-what-is-it-2/     And the answers are: A flyswatter   A hat on a hat rack  The top of a hand lotion pump

Happiness and Food · The Tree · Thursday Trees Photo Challenge · Trees · Weekly Prompt

The Largest Tree, Thursday Tree, and Of Course, Christmas Trees

I’m showing pictures of the world’s largest tree and it is reportedly 2,000 years old! This tree is located in Oaxaca, Mexico, and one angle doesn’t do it justice, so I’m posting several angles of its massive trunk. I walked completely around this monster taking pictures of each side. It is magnificent and deserves to… Continue reading The Largest Tree, Thursday Tree, and Of Course, Christmas Trees