RDP Saturday – BURBLE Not only do I love the word "onomatopoeia," I love what it means. It's a Latin root (I think, but it could also be Greek) meaning "a word that sounds like what it means. Nothing says burble like burbling. Recently, we've been spending a fair bit of time around waterways. What else … Continue reading BURBLE: A WORD THAT SOUNDS LIKE WHAT IT MEANS – Marilyn Armstrong
Which Way Challenge: October 4, 2018 And finally, it stopped raining. The sun came out, the sky was a rich, bright blue and I can see the tree changing. If the weather holds, by the middle of next week, we should be a marvel of autumnal splendor. Right now, it's the maples that are brilliant. They … Continue reading WHICH WAY DOWN BY THE RIVER – Garry and Marilyn Armstrong
A couple of days ago, Garry had his one-month follow-up for his cochlear implant. It's hard to believe it's just one month since the gear went on his head for the first time and it's also hard to believe how much change there has been in his ability to hear in just one month. I … Continue reading HEARING, IMPLANTS — AND WHAT’S THAT SOUND? – Marilyn Armstrong
A Photo a Week Challenge: Gilded I did not have a gilded dome to display or even a gilded hallway. What I did find was a golden pond, made golden by the incredible glow of the glowing leaves surrounding the pond. On the lake were ducks, mostly mallards but also a few canvasbacks and the odd … Continue reading GILDED WOODS: A PHOTO A WEEK – Marilyn Armstrong
Flower of the Day – October 4, 2018 I saw them along the driveway and I thought they were my miniature Korean lilacs. Close up, they turned out to be a huge growth of tiny asters. Each bunch of asters looked like a lilac -- if you don't see very well, that is.