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One-liner Wednesday – Bike Path

Head over to Linda G Hill   for more writing prompts and to learn about how you can participate in One-Line Wednesday.  This week the challenge is “bike path”. Was it a bike path or just the shoulder of the street Marla thought as a 18-wheeler practically shaved her.    

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A question you shouldn’t be asking at a special times

A friend and I were having lunch and catching up.  Her daughter, last month, had graduated from university.  Parents and grandparents attended the ceremony and everyone was happy and proud.  Pictures were lovely. It was then that the conversation took a different turn. My friend said she was trying to not ask her daughter if… Read More A question you shouldn’t be asking at a special times

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Sign

I am trying to be more of “signs”.  Not stop signs but signs I am heading in the right direction.  This is not a strength of mine.  Putting it out to the universe and asking, well for anything.  I am enjoying this journey I am now on – blogging and writing more frequently and becoming… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Sign

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Writespiration 52 weeks in 52 words

This is my month of challenges.  Check out Sacha Black writespiration 120 – 52-weeks-in-52-words week 24/ it is unique in that each week she gives a writing prompt and you only have 52 words to express yourself. This week’s prompt is “the blood curdling phone call in the middle of the night”.  Here it goes. I have… Read More Writespiration 52 weeks in 52 words

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One-liner Wednesday – back to the future !

I decided to challenge myself this month by participating in blog challenges (see my challenge post here). Linda G Hill Life in progress has a few – check them out.  This week I am doing One-line Wednesday with Linda and other creatives.  Head over to Linda G Hill Life in progress for the whole scope.  Here it goes.… Read More One-liner Wednesday – back to the future !

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Idea for moving forward with…….

I listened to a podcast over at me and Orla with Xanthe Berkeley.  They discussed creativity and how we often set ourselves up to fail and how to combat that. We often compare ourselves to someone already established. Not taking into account that they might have spent years as a beginner practicing their art.  The only person… Read More Idea for moving forward with…….

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Admit

Check out Linda G Hill for her weekly prompt of SOCS.  Here goes my take! I admit this hasn’t been my best week.  I’m back to walking back and forth to work and I guess more tired than I want to admit at the end of the day. I am enjoying my morning walk as air is… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Admit

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A different kind of monthly challenge – creative prompts

This is my sixth month of a different kind of monthly challenge. Half way through the year! Check the links at the end of the post for previous monthly challenges. Last month I challenged myself to send 2-5 items of snail mail. I have a box of cards so I dug into that and had… Read More A different kind of monthly challenge – creative prompts

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What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

My first Monday of the month post of what has caught my eye.  Hope you enjoy and get a few ideas from it. Over at Apartment therapy they show us 10 things we never thought to frame, from the above calendars to albums, wallpaper and scarfs. Head over to Suzie81 speaks as she tells us 9 things we don’t… Read More What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – whether/weather

Over at Linda G Hill Life in progress she gives us a prompt for SOCS Saturdays.  I am enjoying the prompts as no editing and over thinking required. Just write on that word/topic.  Check out Linda’s blog for more information and other writing challenges during the week!  This week the prompt is whether/weather. We have a saying… Read More Stream of Consciousness Saturday – whether/weather