Tag Archives: blogger

Now We Are Six

Today is My 6th Blogiversary! According to development experts, a healthy 6-year-old will: Speak in complete sentences of five to seven words. Actually, I’m working on getting it under 100 words: Q. “What’s that?” A. “Funny you should ask, because … Continue reading

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A Film That Inspired Me

Originally posted on The Jolly Beggar:
In response to SandmanJazz’s 30 Day Film Challenge today, to wit, a film that inspired you, I like his repartee to the prompt: “Inspired me to what?🤣” Exactly. Inspired me to what? And that…

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Summer Colors in the Forest

Originally posted on Day-To-Day Photography:
My Featured Blogger this week is freelance writer-photographer Pitchurman of Day-to-Day Photography. I don’t know Pitchurman’s “real” name, but then this Alabama-based artist’s self-description concludes with the words “first and always a photographer.” And quite a picture-man he is. Although … Continue reading

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Minted

Originally posted on a rambling collective:
This story was first published on the Dime Show Review website. Photo by Shane Avery on Unsplash We thought it was a game. A competition. Training. Preparation for the future.??Every week, we got a…

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A Walk In The Park: An Exercise in Characterization

Originally posted on All The Shoes I Wear:
From the shoes I wore in the Writers Guild. (We breathe life into our stories by showing  instead of telling. Paint a picture with your words that transports the reader. – Laura…

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Reflection of Light – Look, See, Pray

Originally posted on Look, See, Pray:
Not every experience, photograph or person has to be outstandingly dynamic. Ordinary is good. We have become addicted to the buzz of adrenaline. Bigger, better, faster, louder, brighter- and usually more expensive to us…

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Welcome Summer Solstice

Originally posted on The Myth of Trees:
A Likely Lake In Summer Time Paul Laurence Dunbar – 1872-1906 (The author of numerous collections of poetry and prose; he was one of the first African American poets to gain national recognition.) When summer…

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Nature Photography…and Beyond

Originally posted on love-fi:
Dandelion Deep Photograph.by Stephen Geisel, Love-fi American Robin Photograph.by Stephen Geisel, Love-fi It’s the beginning of May. The weather is warming up, the birds are chirping, the plants are growing and the insects are emerging. Happy…

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Teach Your Parents Well

My Featured Blogger this week is Jane Tawel of the blog site Musings and Meditations. California-based Jane is a teacher, poet and novelist with a never-ending thirst for understanding regarding truth, philosophy, spirituality, families, human relationships. And it shows in … Continue reading

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Healing River: Another Rave Review

Originally posted on Father Says…:
I received an e-mail from a friend of mine the other day. I hadn’t heard from Mitch Teemley for awhile, although I do periodically check out his blog, The Power of Story. He offers stories…

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