Focus

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: unexpected focus

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Sssss….

Shoe store, succulents, snow day, and snake for Lens-artists Photo Challenge: things starting with S

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Silver and Gold

For Cee’s Midweek Madness challenge: silver or gold

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Have a Cuppa

I’m a mug kind of gal –Spot of tea – Earl Grey or herbal – Feet up, mug in handa warm sip and I’m calm Save the fancy chinafor the birds! (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: glasses, cups, or saucers.)

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Layered Realities

We beautify the mundane,with flowers, greens and such,and for further distraction,the whimsical’s a nice touch. History holds attraction,love anything quaint –celebrate our heritage,have difficulty with restraint. (For Calmkate’s Friday Fun: layers)

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3.2.1 Quote Me

Thank you to Dorinda at Night Owl Poetry for tagging me for Rory’s 321 Quote Me! Rules:1. Thank the selector2 Post 2 quotes for the dedicated topic3 Select 3 blogger to take part. The topic is Expression. Apologies to my family for using their images in this challenge. I won’t tag anyone, but invite any […]

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Yum!

Travelling is a challenge when food allergies are a concern. While in Ottawa, we stumbled upon a The Mill Street Pub, a restaurant overlooking the river, that offered gluten-free pizza, and it was delicious! Our youngest granddaughter, on her second birthday, preferred the watermelon to cake. There is nothing more satisfying than watching someone enjoy […]

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #35: Balance

I don’t think I’ve possessed good physical balance since that time I went down in tennis and cracked my kneecap, despite physiotherapy’s best efforts. Now that chronic illness has been added to the mix, I’ve learned to live without that certainty. I’m wobbly; what can I say? Balance in other areas of my life, however; […]

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #33: Upside-Down

Strong-minded, I am not easily swayed. In fact, I like to say that life has to hit me over the head with a frying pan in order to get me to pay attention. Another analogy I use is that I have to be tied around the ankles, dragged to the fire and hung upside-down – […]

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