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Month: December 2013
DAILY PROMPT: BRAND NEW ME, STARTING TOMORROW!
Tomorrow is the first day of a brand new year. Tomorrow you get to become anyone in the world that you wish. Who are you? You can choose to be anyone, alive today or someone gone long ago. If you… Read More ›
BRAINWAVE: IT SEEMED LIKE A GREAT IDEA AT THE TIME
What’s the best idea you’ve ever had? Regale us with every detail of the idea — the idea itself, where it came to you, and the problem it solved. Photographers, artists, poets: show us BRIGHT. It’s a cold day at… Read More ›
BYE BYE 2013 – THANKS TO ALL MY FRIENDS!
As we approach the final days of 2013, I looked at the numbers for 2012 and 2013. It’s hardly a fair comparison. I only started blogging in February of 2012 and didn’t get serious about it until late summer. Moreover,… Read More ›
DANGEROUS BLACK TRASH BAGS
When Garry and I were first married and before we owned a home, we rented a tiny, adorable, over-priced apartment on Beacon Hill. Since it was on the ground floor, privacy decreed window coverings. I bought curtains and drapes for… Read More ›
I AM HOME – By Rich Paschall
A piece of home alone fiction by Rich Paschall The alarm went off at 6 am as usual. Instead of hitting the snooze bar, George turned off the alarm and got up. It was Wednesday, trash collection day in the small… Read More ›
It’s snowing outside yet again and the world is drifting in whiteness. Against the bright white window light, my bundle of Indian corn is sharply outlined. It reminds me that just yesterday it was autumn.
WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: JOY OF DOGS WITH THEIR PERSON
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I grew up in a semi-rural nook in the middle of Queens, New York. The city had surrounded us leaving a tiny enclave walking distance from the subway. The house was more than a hundred years old. It had been… Read More ›
WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: JOY – A MOMENT – By Garry Armstrong
Joy! On a boat putting out to sea. Autumn, Hyannisport, Cape Cod. A beautiful day, a captured moment. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (dailypost.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge-Joy (pensivewriter2013.wordpress.com) Joy: Weekly Photo Challenge (ambitiousdrifter.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (scottseyephotos.wordpress.com) Weekly… Read More ›
Olympus E-PL5 vs. Olympus E-PM2, a surprise
Another case of great minds thinking alike, albeit for slightly different reasons. Update: The price on the E-PM2 dropped today by $75 … so I bought it. I just wish I could have gotten it with a lens I don’t… Read More ›
CHRISTMAS – 2012 – AND THE NEWTOWN MASSACRE
Lest we forget – Just a little more than a year ago, there was a massacre of children in Newtown, Connecticut. – – – – – I was shocked to realize that Monday is Christmas Eve. I admit that it’s… Read More ›
CHRISTMAS — FAMILY, FRIENDS, MOVIES, TV – By Garry Armstrong
Here we are again somewhere in what’s probably the most bittersweet or sweet bitter time of the year for most of us. It’s the jolly, holly Christmas to New Year period. It’s the time of year filtered through childhood memories… Read More ›
Daily Prompt: I Was Here – A NEW EDEN
Prompt: You are the first astronaut to arrive on a new, uncharted planet. Write the note that you leave to those who come after you. – – – – – After months in a cryo-tube, they finally woke me. What a… Read More ›
CHRISTMAS DAY – EVERYONE AT HOME
It was a quiet day. We open presents on Christmas Eve … a tradition started by Owen’s dad and continued. Besides, we’d never make it to Christmas morning. Kaitlin can barely make it through dinner and by 8 pm has… Read More ›
COMPANY FOR CHRISTMAS!
Come join me! I’m here from my home site of Serendipity. Not far away, here in the blogosphere where Scotty can always beam you up! Click here and it will beam you directly to my page. A friend told me she never knows… Read More ›