A2Z 2021 – Birds – Kingfisher

Image by Timo Schlüter from Pixabay Physical Description: A small bird with a long pointed beak, the belted kingfisher has a slate-blue head with a crest, a slate-blue back, a white front, and a white collar around its neck. The female has additional rust-colored markings along her chest and sides and is more brightly colored…

Our Next-Door Neighbor

Heartwarming stories from “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books are considered timeless literature for me. I can pick any story from any of these series at any time in my life and feel wonderful and uplifted. There’s a quote that reminds me of an event that happened during Christmas time many years ago. We once…

A Golden Age

Gazing upon her most cherished possession resting upon her porch, her radio sparked an occasion to revisit yesteryear. She flicked the switch for her electric candles and stared the lit bulbs which lighted a path for her to access her memory. World War II was over and new, exciting things were on the horizon. The…

#SoCs- Ornamental Tales

Hello! It’s been such a busy season for me. I have an ever growing list of all sorts of to-do lists. School, career, relationships, books, movies, recipes, some crafty creations. When I face some stress during the school season, Aristotle’s quotes remind me of a reason why I put myself through it all: Education is…

A Sunshine Odyssey

Good evening everyone! There’s a lot for me to celebrate in life today! I just love to do the best I can with what is given to me. It’s a thrilling feeling to partake in such a creative adventure! When I receive a gift of an award, it’s a confirmation of appreciation from the giver….

3 Things Challenge: PL152 – Basketball Lesson

Good morning everyone! I had such a fun day at the amusement park with my friends two days ago. A great way for me to end the summer with a bang! So, it will be my first time participating in Paula Light’s 3TC where she will give three random words for you to write about….

A-to-Z Challenge: Synergy

Synergy between thoughts and feelings reads the universe like an opened book. ― Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut Flashbacks One day, I was going shopping with my mom and we headed out to the Mexican store to get groceries for the week. When we arrived, I was surprised to see that the store merged…

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;…

A Promise to Raise Awareness

TRIGGER WARNING- This blog post and pages it links to contains information about suicide which may be upsetting to some people. A few weeks ago, I came across Winnie’s post who re-blogged an excellent post, “Before You End Your Life” written by Accidental Blogger. Please read it if the following points apply to you: Are you at…

9/11 Extended #Haiku

A Not-so Distant Memory Chaotic bustle. Confused as I watch TV. Classmates are upset. News stations haywire. Teachers comforting children. Students want to leave. Hard to concentrate. How do teachers explain this complex sad event? Seventeen years passed, Building incredible dreams Risen from ashes. Conspiracies formed. Forgiveness is difficult. Searching for answers. There’s no consensus. Remember…