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7 Day Creative Challenge

I found this challenge on Pinterest and decided to tackle it  Check out Chapter Friday for all the details on this 7 day creative challenge. Day 1 for me was easy.  It was walking.  Well, half the year I walk back and forth to work (just under 5 K) so already in my schedule.  I don’t like… Read More 7 Day Creative Challenge

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Guess

Saturday already! What!  Where is the week, no month, going!  Saturday is stream of consciousness where I get a prompt from Linda G Hill Life in progress .  Check her out for the rules and more info.  The prompt guess.  Yes, I really mean the word prompt is guess! I guess I should decide what I want… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Guess

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What caught my eye favorites from the past month

It is hard to wrap my head around it being August.  Where is summer going? Our weather here has been great – hot and sunny.  We are getting rain (maybe not enough) but better than other parts of Canada.  So without further ado the following is what caught my eye in the past month.  Hope… Read More What caught my eye favorites from the past month

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – high/low

It is Saturday and time for Stream of Consciousness.  For all the details head over to Linda G Hill.  This week high/low.  Just write, no edits and go for it. My first thought for high/low was Style at Home Magazine (Canadian).  Each month they do a room using high/low-end furniture and decor.  The reader picks which… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – high/low

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A different kind of monthly challenge

If you are just tuning in I have been doing monthly challenges this year. The challenges have ranged from listening to new podcasts, sending snail mail, crafts, loving kindness meditation and more.  You can find the links to the other challenges at the end of the post. I cheated a bit in July as my… Read More A different kind of monthly challenge

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7 Sites for Writing Prompts

I started the 101 in 1001 challenge  (101 items to do/see/experience/purchase in 1001 days).  I recently realised I am down to approximately 400 days left.  Out came the list OMG I have to get cracking.  One item on the list was write and submit a short story to a competition.  There is a competition locally due… Read More 7 Sites for Writing Prompts

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – limb

It is Saturday already and time for Stream of Consciousness.  For all the details check out Linda G Hill Life in progress.  Linda also has other weekly writing prompts.  So here it goes no stopping just write! I think we take our limbs for granted.  We get up, walk, reach, run and touch.  All without thinking.… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – limb

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52 weeks / 52 words – pie

Every week Sacha Black has a writespiration to write a story in just 52 words no more no less.  This week I have taken up the challenge with the word “pie”. I like my sweets – it is in my genes.  So pie fall into that. Pecan, lemon, coconut, and blueberry – I could go on. My… Read More 52 weeks / 52 words – pie

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Reality Check

Within the past week I had an email from a friend and a post from a blogger both writing about cancer.  Friend has Stage One cancer and blogger (also friend in an incredible blogging community) is in a holding pattern at the moment.  It made me sit back and again do a reality check.  Why… Read More Reality Check

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Vacation – Western Newfoundland

Friend and I are back less than a week from an incredible vacation. We decided to take our vacation at home (well in Canada) since Canada is celebrating its 150 Birthday.  Parks Canada is handing out free passes to all their sites for 2017 so we decided to take advantage of that. This was a… Read More Vacation – Western Newfoundland