Excited about the Blogger’s Bakeoff

Good afternoon from my side of the world! Yesterday I read several blogs, and I realized I missed out on a lot of news from around the world. I was also surprised that I didn’t miss out on the annual Blogger’s Bakeoff! Melody (Crushed Caramel), Gary (A Dad trying to cope with the loss of…

SoCS- A Wee Lad and Lass who Cheered Me Up this Week

I’ve reached the tail end of the Covid viral infection. Nearly all of my symptoms are gone. My nose stopped bleeding. I’ve regained my sense of balance. I went through nearly 3 cases of water due to dehydration. I couldn’t help but munch on sweet chocolate-covered pecan roca treats that I got from the Potter…

#SOCS – Last photo I took

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 31, 2021 My last photo is a selfie, and I just found out that I tested positive for Covid. Despite the disposition in the photo, I’ve been struggling with a lot of symptoms: intense coughing, runny nose, body aches, throat constriction, hand cramps, fatigue, fever. My friend calls…

Brick Rodeo 2021

When I was a young girl, my parents bought me a red bin filled with hundreds of plastic bricks to build to my heart’s content. My first project was a pirate’s ship. It’s been a long time since I last played with them, but last week I had the opportunity to attend a Lego convention…

Enjoying the Little Things

Dewdrops glisten on each blade of grass Morning sunlight brightens the verdant fields Greeting cards with loving appreciation notes Aroma of a home-cooked meal and the warmth of tea Snuggling up with a well-worn book under clean cotton sheets Lighting a candle in the bathroom at night while taking a shower Friend surprises with a…

Lost in the Blur

“To lose it all in the blur of the start! Seeing is deceiving. Dreaming is believing. It’s okay not to be okay‚ĶSometimes it’s hard, to follow your heart.” Jessie J Hello there! Happy Friday! Summer is here! Stepping back into the WordPress community for a cool dip! Oh, my dear heart… I was spinning in…

Intermission & Snapshots

Hello! Happy belated mother’s day! I am blessed with so many mother figures in my life. I needed a break, so I painted a rock for the kindness rock garden at the park. While waiting for a restaurant table, I listened to my boyfriend chat about a sibling and past hurts while watching the clouds….

A2Z 2021 – Birds – Cardinal

Featured Photo by Christy Mesker Physical Description: The northern cardinal is a mid-size songbird with a distinctive crest on the head. The cardinal measures approximately 8.5 inches long, weighs approximately 1.5 ounces, and has a wingspan of about 11 inches. The male is slightly larger than the female and is a vibrant red with a…

A2Z 2021 – Birds – Blue Jay

Featured Photo by Alain Audet Physical Description: The blue jay is a medium-sized songbird that weighs about 3 ounces, measures about 10 inches, and has a wingspan of about 15.5 inches. Like all other corvids (the family that includes birds such as crows and ravens), jays are fiercely intelligent and social birds, with a loud…