A Different Kind Of Morning

We moved last week.  We moved from a lovely house on the hill, a cabin really that overlooked a busy harbor.  A working harbor.  We moved to a house out of town, on the water. A bigger lot, not so close to neighbors.  Lots of trees and privacy. It is quiet here.  And dark at … Continue reading A Different Kind Of Morning

Ketchikan: A Leap of Faith

Prompt Word: Zing It is that blueberry time of year.  Blueberry picking, blueberry baking and blueberry festivaling.  The festival, held the first weekend in August holds a special place in the hearts of our family.  It was on a Blueberry Weekend twenty-five years ago that we flew into Southeast Alaska for the first time, flying … Continue reading Ketchikan: A Leap of Faith

What We Do

The prompt: Welcome Right now my phone is buzzing off the hook.  Usually when I get in one of those annoying text circles I get frustrated, and this time I am in several of those circles.. so my phone is "super-buzzing."  But I am not frustrated or annoyed this time.  This time I stop what … Continue reading What We Do

Ketchikan Clouds

The prompt: Clouds. I look out my window for inspiration and am rewarded with a thick, dense, oppressive layer of clouds threatening to drop right down to the water.  It is a rainy day in here in Ketchikan, the puddles on my deck dance and ripple - there is a single fishing boat out on … Continue reading Ketchikan Clouds

Superstition

Superstition! Another great prompt and actually sort-of-perfect for this Friday the Thirteenth!  My mind just keeps jumping to the old Stevie Wonder classic, "Superstition."  I am listening to it and grooving right now - (do you see how I got yesterday's prompt in there too?)  I pulled up the lyrics for inspiration and boy-oh-boy did … Continue reading Superstition

Cataract Meanderings

The prompt this morning is cataract.  Of course the obvious definition of the word is the eye condition.  I learned from reading another blog that cataract mean some sort of water fall or current.  But in my mind, I keep trying to make cataract mean boat.  And I am not sure why.  A google search … Continue reading Cataract Meanderings

Poem #27

A poem a day in April!  This is my 27th poem.  Ever.  A Notable achievement if I don't say so myself.  (Do you see the prompt there?) It is a lovely afternoon We promise the dog To go for walk And find ourselves On the docks. The docks A favorite place For a sunny walk … Continue reading Poem #27