What If We All Met?

VJ sparked an interesting fantasy, “What if we [bloggers] all met?” What would it look like? How and where, imagining animated conversations and unexpected bonds. Money and Covid not being an issue. I couldn’t help but indulge in this fantasy! Greeting you with floral leis and fruity snacks Hawaiian beachfront estate, palm trees swaying in…

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…

#Paint-Chip Poem – When I was Little…

I enjoyed the aroma of turmeric in mom’s curryDad’s old leather boots were curiously in a hurryA divine touch of luck to discover an Indian Head pennyLazy lizard beaded key chains of which there were many Experienced euphoria while gazing at sparkling lakesCreated my own potpourri out of orange peels and floral flakesThe sheer power…

#Haiku- Yearning

Subtracting complaintsTo get what you desireExpress what you want

Waiting for the Dust to Settle

β€œAnd I know now that all the time I was trying to getout of the dust,the fact is,what I am,I am because of the dust.And what I am is good enough.Even for me.” Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust Good evening! Please forgive me for my absence, everyone. It’s been a whirlwind, and I’ve been…

Waiting for a Persimmon to Ripen

Good evening everyone! VJ’s prompt about ripening has me thinking about quite a few things today. With fall looming around the corner, I couldn’t help but think of persimmons with its bright orange color! It is a mighty fruit packed with some powerful benefits: Aids in weight loss & its fiber promotes a healthy digestive…

A-to-Z Challenge: Quest

One challenge that I enjoy participating in is VJ Knutson’s weekly challenge. Her blog is named One Woman’s Quest II. I too feel like I’m on my own quest as I explore her topics and wonder what I may discover along my journey. What Does this Number Mean to Me? Last week’s challenge was on…

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…

Wintry Virtual Reality

My friend knew that I was intent on exploring a stimulating new hobbyso she gave me a gift of virtual reality for Christmasand helped me strap on the goggles over my eyes. Anticipating a special adventure,I wake up in a red telephone booth which transported me into a kind of magical wintry masterpiecein the snowfall…