#Shape Poem – My First Love

“Love is like the wind. You can’t see it, but you can feel it.” – Nicolas Sparks, A Walk to Remember It was a chance meeting. I was going to be thrown into a lottery system. There was a 50/50 chance that you would have said yes. The name of your hometown enticed me: Advanced…

Flower of the Day – 10.15.18

Good morning! Hope you enjoyed your weekend! Cee’s photo of her red dahlia reminds me of some tissue paper flower decorations. Here is a shot of some flowers in Vietnam! The pink yellow petals fascinated me for a few minutes after I took the shot. Have a wonderful day!

A Photo a Week Challenge: Whimsical

“What is life without a bit of whimsy? I love whimsy. I love finding things that speak to my inner child and make me smile in the silliest of ways. ” – Nancy Gold cowgirl princess Totally made my day cool Magic around you I love Belle from the Beauty and the Beast! The sight…

Fun Friday Flashback: Catch Phrases

Sunshine Artist, Jenna McGee, has invited us to travel into the time machine again and she’s parked outside my mind! Our next stop is catchy phrases that you have used in the past or that you still use today.  “Oh no! Don’t look yonder! I’m afraid of what you’ll see! You guys have no idea how…

#Haibun: The Move

The Move Rain is glistening Arrive in town by twilight The day exhausts me I lower the ramp of the moving van into the puddle of water. I begin to carry my things into my new bedroom. Cardboard boxes suddenly became bricks forming a series of walls around me. A symbol of what seems to…

VJWC: The Dormant Volcano

“This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive. ” – Alice Waters “I wish I was a dormant volcano because I get to hibernate for a long time.” My sister expressed a wish a long while ago. When someone rubs…

Cinquain: Fishing by the Deciduous Trees

Fishermen Persistent, Patient Laughing, Learning, Storytelling Enjoying each other’s company Trawlers In response to Daily Word Prompt: Deciduous In response to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge: #Cinquain

Flower of the Day – 10.6.18

Good morning! Another energy boost from Cee’s photo of her dahlia! Before I head out to work today, I wanted to share rows of mums in the oriental market during the Vietnamese New Year season called Tet. (At least I think they’re mums! 😉 ) In just a few minutes from when this shot is…

Fun Friday Flashback: Trendy Kicks From Childhood

Time for me to open the time vault! The Sunshine Artist, Jenna Gee, posted another Fun Friday Flashback in which “today’s travel through time is all about what shoe trends influence your childhood.” Shoes have a way of affecting your attitude and emotional life, and here’s a flashback as to how they influenced my body…