My ex and our daughter are currently engrossed in being “art buddies.” This means that whenever either of them get interested in trying some sort of new-to-them art, they’re committed to jumping in together and giving it a go! It was drawing (anything!) with colored pencils first. Then they moved on to a particular focus […]Read More Creative Pursuits
This week’s photo challenge: “[T]hink about time and portray it photographically. Maybe you have a photo about one of the activities in the extract from [Matt Haig’s book, Reasons to Stay Alive, which inspired the challenge]. Perhaps you have a fascination with clocks. Or maybe contemplating time takes you somewhere else completely….” * I included […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: TIME
WordPress’s blogging prompt of the day today was: “Tell us about the most exciting big night out you had recently.” * “Big night out” in my head immediately equates to going out on the town – and I haven’t had one of those nights (big or small!) in a pretty long time. So I almost deleted […]Read More Daily Prompt: SATURDAY NIGHT
This week’s photo challenge: “This week, share a photographic “Oops!” moment with us. The fiasco could be what’s in the picture: anything broken, jumbled, or otherwise cringe-worthy (ugly sweaters are encouraged!). Or it could be something in the photo-taking itself, from the tip of your finger ruining a meticulously framed panorama to an inopportune shadow messing up a family […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: OOPS!
For my contribution to the Tuesdays of Texture challenge this week (which I’m actually responding to on a Wednesday, now that I realize that’s okay 🙂 ), I decided to use a shot that’s about five weeks old – because it struck me that, in five short weeks, the world outside my door doesn’t look […]Read More Tuesdays of Texture Photo Challenge (#2)
This week’s photo challenge: “This week, share an image of something creepy. Unsettling. Eerie. Disgusting. Go goofy, as I have. Grab a shot of something you find disturbing, but few others do…Try a black-and-white shot of something you’d normally photograph, to give it a moody cast. We can go back to inspiration next week — this week, […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: CREEPY
From WordPress’s Daily Post’s Prompt of the Day: “Write a post about any topic you wish, but make sure it ends with ‘And all was right in the world.’” * A DAY (or, at least, morning) IN THE LIFE Wake up. Hugs and kisses. Eat. Bark. (How dare those neighbors walk their dogs so close […]Read More A Day in the Life