V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #64: resilience

There is a catch to this week’s challenge: I don’t want you to use the word itself, but to illustrate what resilience means to you. This challenge is open to any form of creativity. Just create a post and link it back here. Look forward to your responses. Advertisements

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Ripening With Anticipation

I’ve spent the day preparing enchilada sauce, having harvested a few tomatoes. A neighbour gifted me a handful of jalapeños, which are also going into the pot. Later, the kids are coming for dinner, so I hope my feast turns out. So much of life weaves in ways we never expect, and I am unwilling […]

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Blessed Books

Saturday mornings meant a trip to the library – my favourite outing of the week as a youngster. We’d load our arms with picture books, until that memorable day when I graduated to Chapter books. At the pique of my book blessedness, I owned two bookstores. And then, years later, we sold off our worldly […]

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Silhouettes

“There is no point aiming your camera that way; the shot won’t turn out.” Ric can be a naysayer, even if he is right. Except sometimes the resulting silhouette is art in itself, so; I do it anyway. For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: silhouettes

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #63: ripening

Drooping under the weight of their ripening fruit, our tomato plants have escaped their cages. Wax beans are losing their green tinge, and zucchinis, stretching across the narrow garden bed, are full of promise. Even though we planted late this year, there will be something to harvest. The anticipation is killing us, and yet, we […]

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A Child Glows

Child,delightful youth,my heart’s jewel,you are light-bearer,hope for the future – antics haphazard,laughter contagious,spreading joy,sparking imagination – I pray that your spiritremains joyously vibrant,that reality dawns gently –polishes the radianceof your glow. *** I wrote A Child Glows in November of 2018 in celebration of my granddaughters. I have edited here, slightly. Image from personal collection. […]

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M and N

Mallards and a Night Heron For Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: M or N words

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