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
1 John 3:17 17 But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? I woke up, grabbed some coffee and read today's prompt, OPEN. I thought, "Easy. That will be easy." Finished up morning chores, scanned FB and saw … Continue reading A Little Help?
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
Happy Birthday Randy! This is a post dedicated to one of the most awesome people I know. He is also someone who will call me out if I am too sappy or corny, and this is going to be, but I don't really care. He. Is. Amazing. Resilient. Charismatic and truthful to a fault. Let … Continue reading Happy B-day: Groove On Baby Brother!
Vintage. Vintage is a good word. Multiple ideas float to the surface and compete with each other... wanting to be written. Second hand stores... that hidden vintage treasure. Going with my Grandmother when I was a little girl and hating the musty smell of it. Going later, with purpose to find that glittery dress or … Continue reading Vintage Ramblings
Prompt of the day target. Target. Is it sad to hat Target stores are the first thing that comes to mind. Oh this material world. I have/ had an unusual relationship with places like Target. Like Fred Myers, like Macy’s or Nordstrom. You see, for many, many years the small, isolated town where I lived … Continue reading
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
We just wrapped up state testing here - Because I am a certified teacher, I had to administer make up exams and finish up with those students who needed extra time. (In Alaska state tests are not timed.) I had to sign pages and pages of testing agreements. Promising to observe all the rules. I … Continue reading What Tests Tell
29th poem in the month of April. Prompt: Tantrum. We put on music And cleaned the house. Placed tulips in the vase Open a good Bottle of red. Set the table With our best Open the door And invite Guests in. Sitting on the deck, Sipping Gin and tonics, Watching the waves And boats The … Continue reading Poem #29
28th poem in the month of April. The prompt.... "rivulet." The soil has The most lovely smell. Rich, dense, loamy. I gently place the tender leafed start Into a nest of Loose earth, Tuck it in well. I Finish with A sprinkle of water That beads And runs Rivulets Until slowly, slowly, the fertile … Continue reading Poem #28