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…

A2Z 2021 – Birds – Goldfinch

Featured Image by Michael Murphy Physical Description: The goldfinch is a small, stubby bird measuring about 4.5 inches long, with a wingspan of approximately 8 inches and a weight of roughly .5 ounce. The bird’s plumage is mostly bright yellow, and it has a black blaze above the beak, black wing edges touched with white,…

#SoCS – Cozy Comforts

Tense hands,Rookie’s mistake,Stitches need relaxed gripYarn makes for gorgeous scarfCashmere perfectPleasure Badger’s Hexastitch I think I missed Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt deadline for the synonyms for loose and tight. I used relaxed and tense to describe various tension levels of how I hold the hook. I learned about a new type of poem called the…

New Year’s Eve

Hi everyone – today’s post will be short and sweet. I normally give a summary of my year, my reflections, my blogging plans on New Year’s Eve, but I need to postpone. I want to wish you all a wonderful new year! Featured image is the beautiful Orion constellation today. In the meantime, 2020 is…

Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, Merry Christmas! This is my first letter to you! Forgive me, but it’s difficult to write to someone I don’t know so well. After all, you have so many look-a-likes! It’s tough to know who is the real McCoy. I also apologize as it seems that I’m a procrastinator writing this last minute,…

A Beautiful Sight

When I walk in the morning sunlight, the brisk air feels fantastic. I’m grateful that it’s only 51 degrees Fahrenheit where I’m located and not -8 degrees where some of my friends are located. However, it feels like 37 degrees. No snow just yet. Refreshing, not unbearable. I’m sitting indoors marveling a beautiful sight. My…

Um, Honey? Can I be Jubilee for a While?

Bzzz! My sister has recently taken up the new hobby of bee-keeping during this crisis. All my siblings have been rather proactive and have been an inspiration to me. So, honey and bees are the theme of my post today! As a hardworking busy bee, you can say I’m constantly searching for all sorts of…

#FOWC – Microbiome Aid

There’s an intestinal microscopic war people faceWhich affects their digestive bodies’ precious space.Can your complex ecosystem experience years of grace? The gut microbiome is home to good and bad bacteriaIn the digestive tract, there’s certain health criteriaThat makes one think twice about choices in the cafeteria Be the hero as your gut flora will need…

IBM World Community Grid

Hello everyone, hope you are well today! Inspired by a post I read on Tony Burgess’s post, “The Thing About: The Virus“, I thought about various efforts to help find a cure and treatment for COVID-19. IBM’s World Community Grid allows anyone with a computer, smartphone, or tablet to donate their unused processing power to…

The Importance of Play: A Mysterious Lion Captivates

“As we grow older, our playgrounds change – where do you go to play?“ Shelley @ Quaint Revival Hello there! Hope you are all well and safe! Shelley’s quote peaked my interest today. How often do we neglect this area of our lives dismissing play as being infantile and frivolous? Throughout history, many influential people…