Creative Pursuits

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 […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TIME

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 […]

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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 […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: OOPS!

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 […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CREEPY

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, […]

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A Day in the Life

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 […]

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