A2Z – Birds – Plover

Featured Photo by Kathy Buscher Physical Description: A medium-sized shorebird, the plover measures approximately 10 inches in length, with a wingspan of 22 inches and a weight of about 5.5 ounces. Plumage is speckled gold and brown on the back, with a black chest and belly, and a white rump. The plover’s face is black…

A2Z- Birds – Oriole

Featured Photo of the Baltimore Oriole by David Mark Physical Description: Orioles have black, yellow, and orange plumage; the female is duller than the male. The bird measures approximately 7 to 9 inches long, has a wingspan of approximately 10 inches, and a weight of 1 ¼ ounces. The oriole has a long slender beak…

Part 1: Reflections on “The Drowning Child”

This morning I was intrigued by a blogger’s article called “The Drowning Child“. At 15 years old, Saania is wise beyond her years and constantly looking for ways to expand her thinking. Her comment feed is a hub of lively discussion and a time of personal reflection. Saania explores Peter’s stance in this particular scenario:…

The Great Blogger’s Bake-off: 2020 Summer Picnic – 3 Tempting Dishes

A picnic is more than eating a meal, it is a pleasurable state of mind DeeDee Stovel #Haiku – Picnic Outside the CityMusic, Treats, LaughterSkyline sunset gives warm glowHappy memories Good afternoon everyone! I hope you are all well and enjoying the weekend! Mel at Crushed Caramel, Gary at bereavedandbeingasingleparent, and Jeanne, our judge, at…

#1LinerWed- Summer Solstice Inspiration

This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath.  – Margaret Atwood “After the longest night, tomorrow we sing up the dawn. There is a rejoicing that, even in the…

#SoCS- The Toy that Rocked my World

A Delightful Blue Discovery… My life before simpleA linear path filled with a fairly predictable routineThen, one hot summer day…The library presented an irresistible challengeItching with anticipation!Waited for what seemed like eternity!The mission was to read 20 books! The reward? A yo-yo!The latest spinning crazeAllowing gravity to unwind the string Lighting up the world of…

One Liner Wednesday – Roller Coaster Ride

Good morning everyone! I’m about to head to an amusement park with my friends today, but before I go, I would like to share a quote by Stacey Charter! 🙂 “Life can be like a roller Coaster and just when you think you’ve had enough… and you’re ready to get off the ride, and take…

July Blue Squares – A Photo Conglomeration

We are at the end of Becky’s #JulySquares challenge! Thank you Becky for hosting it! I enjoyed scanning my environment for blue things. I’ve created a collage with a few photos from my busy month of July. Enjoy! 🙂 1. Your photographic square could be a ‘Bolt from the Blue’ – something unexpected or surprising…

Sunshine Blogger Award #6 from Wondering Belle

Good morning! These past few days, I’ve been enjoying a moment of respite as I indulged in my hobby of sewing. I’ve been walking been on nature walks with friends, and I can’t help but feel inspired by mother nature. I like to thank Wondering Belle who has graciously nominated me for a Sunshine Blogger…