A-to-Z Challenge: Madrigal

It’s a wonderful time when you sit down around the table for dinner and discuss life. No matter where you are, it gives the semblance of normalcy to my crazy world. Melina Kanakaredes I have been blessed to have experienced a madrigal dinner twice in my life. The first time was in high school. It…

A-to-Z Challenge: Fly

Skydiving is special because it’s almost the closest to an out-of-body experience you can have. Georgia King When I first moved to town, I was trying to learn where everything was by visiting various major landmarks. One day, I saw this large sign on a building off the side of the highway. I pondered what…

A-to-Z Challenge: Anchored

Ahoy mateys! After being inspired by many bloggers, I’ve decided to join the fun in this A-to-Z Blogging Challenge! If you’re new to my blog, I generally enjoy writing about a variety of subjects (fiction, poetry, dreams, food, nature, photography, quotes, humor, culture ) based on various prompts I discover. So, brace yourselves, I need…

3.2.1. Quote Me – Hope

Rory has tagged me for me for his challenge 3.2.1 Quote Me about hope this time around. If there has been anyone that has taught me about hope, it’s my parents. They braved a perilous journey across torrential seas because they knew there was a better life elsewhere, and they were willing to sacrifice literally…

Freedom of Expression – Melody

Richa over at iScriblr has picked “Melody” as this week’s prompt word for her challenge “Freedom of Expression“. This is a feel-good prompt for me as melodies bring back all sorts of memories. “From the glow of enthusiasm I let the melody escape. I pursue it. Breathless I catch up with it. It flies again;…

Sunshine Blogger #4 from Keep It Alive

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes. William James Good morning! A few days ago, I was celebrating a friend’s birthday at a movie theater by seeing another superhero movie: Aquaman. Again, I loved the visual effects, the action, the laughs, and adventure! My…

The Transition Past a Fog

Hope all of you enjoyed New Year festivities! On the last day of of 2018, I opened the front door late at night to check out the early fireworks after I popped my small champagne poppers. We have some eager neighbors who are ready to start the new year with a bang! There was some…

30-Day Song Challenge: Day 30

Who am I right now? That’s a good question! So the finale of this challenge is a song that reminds me of myself! Of course, it just can’t be one! I’m a multi-faceted person! 😀 There are times when I wonder if that’s difficult to do since I sometimes find myself trying to be like…

30-Day Song Challenge: Day 29

Today’s challenge is a song that reminds you of your childhood. I think of a lot of kid films, musicals, and sing-a-longs. 🙂 The music from the “Sound of Music” was a staple in my childhood. Edelweiss, sang by Christopher Plummer, is very touching. I played this on the piano often. I sang a lot…