VJ’s Weekly Challenge #118: frost

There is frost on the pumpkin, and Jack Frost, and Robert Frost, and frosty stares, and a cake to frost. I’ll likely be outside trying to capture frosty images. Where will this challenge take you? Can’t wait to read.

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Trash The Script…Please!

“There’s a sit-com in here somewhere,” I tell a friend, relaying how our week has gone. “Except no one would believe it,” she retorts. She could be right. I don’t even want to write it here: all seems so beyond the realm of possibility. Ric and I have found a rhythm. I look after his […]

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Morning Sky

(For Hammad Rais’ Weekend Sky)

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Backyard Buddies

Our backyard buddies include Juncos, robins, starlings, Red-tailed hawk, and goldfinches. Of course, there are many more. Busy place. (For Bird Weekly challenge: backyard birds.)

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Harrington

Just before his surgery, Ric took me for a drive to “show me something”. We turned off the main route and travelled down a dirt road lined on either side by tall trees. “Should see it any moment,” he teased as I eagerly craned my neck for whatever “it” was. And then the tree line […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge #117: except

In anticipation of hubby’s return from hospital, I had it all planned: get him settled, run prescriptions to the pharmacy, pick up a pre-roasted chicken and salads, then home to nurse him to wellness. Except, the chickens were sold out and the salads picked over, and the pharmacy backed up, and when I finally got […]

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In Search of Reason

Too naive to understand … constant runwe watched the grains of sand dwindlelost in vast dimensionslearn…leapto purpose reasona simple understandingtransition…imminent…the path is notconquered by having a why (Once again I have borrowed from the brilliant minds of this week’s contributors to create a found poem. The author of each line is listed in the order […]

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Art Pause

Having fully recovered from my surgery, I now await Ric’s return from his. He had a total reconstruction of the knee – 10 new parts he claims – and yesterday his pain was not well managed, but this morning, rested and feeling better, he is anxious to get home. In the meantime, I deal with […]

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