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!

Kat Myrman · Twittering Tales

Lost in Twittering Tales

Kat Myrman’s weekly Twittering Tales challenge is always fun and creative. The task is to write a story about the picture below in 280 character or less. Here is my contribution to this week’s picture. See more at   “Go 30 meters, that way, turn left. Go 100 meters, around the circle, take the first… Continue reading Lost in Twittering Tales

Dance · dancing · In Other Words · In Other Words Challenge · Patricia's Place

In Other Words–Dancing

She was left swaying to her own music, intent on feeling the rhythm of days past, the movement, his sensuous touch, dismissing her pain of abandonment.  While dancing with her memories he disappeared into her past. Read more dancing stories at

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Photo Challenge · pictures

Thursday Doors Could Tell Tales

Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge always inspires me to find new, old, unusual, modern, historic, beautiful, ugly doors to photograph. Wouldn’t you like to have a conversation with this one to hear the stories it could tell? Here is my contribution for this week’s challenge. See more at  

Challenges · Faces · family · Friend · nancy merrill photography

The Eyes Have It

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo-A-Week Challenge focuses (pun intended) on eyes, and I’ve gathered together photos of people I love, people I know, and some folks I have been mesmerized by their eyes, but don’t their names. Joy, happiness, questioning, anger, love, trust, defiance…you find it all in their eyes. See many more at Friends and… Continue reading The Eyes Have It

Bluebird of Bitterness · Challenges · Christmas

Name These Carols

Christmas Carols From B.O.B. DECEMBER 23, 2018 ~ MELANIE B CEE Reblogged from Can you name these common carols? 1. Palestinian municipality of unimpressive size 2. Seraphic beings originating from a celestial location 3. I espied a trio of seagoing vessels 4. Somewhere sort of distant, in a feed box 5. Spruce up the gathering… Continue reading Name These Carols

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

Cee Flower A Day Photo Challenge · flowers · marigolds · mums · Pumpkins

Mums and Pumpkins for Cee’s Flower of the Day

Cee’s Flower of the Day included mums and pumpkins, and I’m posting this a day late, so bear with me. I just wanted to share some creativity I found in San Miguel. See more at Isn’t he a happy one?   Maybe not mums worn at football games in the 50’s, but the lovely marigolds… Continue reading Mums and Pumpkins for Cee’s Flower of the Day