New and Old

My humble contribution to the end of a year and the start of a new one as part of the Ragtag Community’s prompt of New at https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2022/12/31/rdp-saturday-new/ New trips off my tongue Eagerly marching forward But old gets stuck Buried beneath wrinkles of time Both anticipate the unexplored New with hopeful fervor Old with fearful… Continue reading New and Old

blooms · Dachshund · Dog · geese · Weekly Prompt

Old and New, Not Borrowed or Blue

I found some examples of old and new in my archives to fit into the Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge. See much more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2019/04/27/photo-challenge-old-and-new/. A new baby goose swims with older mentors.                         A new friend formal an old dog            … Continue reading Old and New, Not Borrowed or Blue

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 https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2019/01/10/thursday-doors-january-10-2019/  

clowns · Masks

Masks-Do They Help Me or Hide Me?

At a discussion group meeting I attend each week the topic was Masks, and although it sounds simple enough, we began to have the following questions: How many masks do we wear or have we worn? What masks do we utilize? Do we change masks as we grow older? Do masks hide us, protect us,… Continue reading Masks-Do They Help Me or Hide Me?

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · photograph

An Old Thursday Door

I found this dilapidated door in San Miguel de Allende,obviously not used for many moons, but I loved it. Wonder what’s behind the door and walls? Find doors that may be in better shape at Norm’s website: https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2018/06/28/thursday-doors-june-28-2018/

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors · photographs · Uncategorized

Old is Beautiful

San Miguel, Mexico keeps offering fabulous examples of doors to feature in Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge. Here are a few I’ve taken, and you can view more at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/thursday-doors-april-27-2017/        

aging · clothes · dancing · humor · old · retirement · work

Retirement is a Dance

“Don’t you want to know what I do?” I asked. “No”, he answered. “But what I do is who I am,” I replied. “Why?” he asked. “Because I’m important. I have status. My job tells you about me,” I declare. “I don’t care what you did for a living,” he responds. “In retirement, we all… Continue reading Retirement is a Dance

China · old · Photo Challenge · photographs · SL--Week 49---Vintage

SL-Week 49–Vintage

Sylvain-Landry continues her photo challenge series with the theme of Vintage. I can’t think of many things that I have seen any older than sites in China. For instance, The Great Wall of China This plaque, although not Vintage, describes the building its attached to that was built 1522-1566. Pretty vintage if you ask me.… Continue reading SL-Week 49–Vintage