My Adventures in Pokemon Go – Part 1

"Mom, slow down. I need to get some progress on my egg." No, we're not farmers. These are the words of my son when we're playing Pokemon Go. Okay, and we're cheating. Just a little. We're in our car and we should be walking or biking. You see if you move too fast, your egg … Continue reading My Adventures in Pokemon Go – Part 1

Their Latest Act – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for a 100-word story with Friday Fictioneers, a writing group hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Thanks, Rochelle for your leadership every week. Thanks to Roger Bultot for providing this week's photo. My story follows.  (Horror: 100 words) Their Latest Act The taste of metal tainted her tongue. Laine shook the salt shaker into her mouth. No use. … Continue reading Their Latest Act – Friday Fictioneers

Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

This week's photo challenge is Harmony. The combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce chords having a pleasing effect; the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole. I think I can just squeak by this week with my entry. I'm a Libra so I'm all about harmony. Harmony is my middle name. And … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind

This week's photo challenge is State of Mind. This week, let your inner world and the outside one converge in a photo. Whenever I take photos, I certainly view them as mini, visual stories. But more than that, they can depict what the photographer is thinking or the mood he/she is in.  State of Mind: Calm … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind

Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

This week's photo challenge is Seasons. Share an image evocative of the weather or represent the current “season of your life” in metaphor. Recently, I took quite a few photos and I had trouble choosing one. I may post more of them later. This photo I really like. For me, it represents the many layers of nature, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected

This week's photo challenge is to show how two (or more) things — people, objects, places — come together. I have a few photos to share. Connecting with Nature: Under the Rainbow Bridge Connecting with Music: From Bach to the Beatles Connecting with Food: At the Farmer's Market For more connections, please visit the Weekly Photo Challenge site.

Walking Alone with Nature

This past weekend, I desperately needed to breakaway from the walls of my house. I can be a slave to my computer if I allow myself. My back aches from all the sitting I do. It was high time I stretched my legs. I pleaded with my family to join me on a walk to … Continue reading Walking Alone with Nature