Daily Prompt: Do or Die ~*~ ~*~ When my horse entered my life nearly nine years ago I was at a low point. The mare I’d been part-boarding for two years had died of cancer three months before; I’d lost my job 12 months earlier and I was floundering. Fortunately, my astute partner (now husband) suggested it … More The Dream Made Real
Daily Prompt: Playlist of the Week ~ Five songs that represent this past week for me ~ ~*~ Oh, a music prompt! I love these … Having given a few moments thought to my week, these are the musical selections that come immediately to mind: Selection #1 ~ Right here, right now (Jesus Jones) ~ this could … More My Week in Music
Weekly Writing Challenge: Hindsight is 20/20 To me the word “hindsight” smacks of regret, and worry, and wasted energy, but for this exercise I’ll lay aside my misgivings and share a brief examination of some things I wish I’d done, in hindsight, in 2014. This year has been a time of tremendous growth and recovery on so … More In Hindsight …
Today I have the distinct pleasure of interviewing one Shakespeare “The Equine,” a poet out standing in his field and, reportedly, a legend in his own mind. The Daily Haymaker: Good day, Mr. Shakespeare. Poet: Hay! And please, call me Mr. Bear. The Daily Haymaker: Right then, Mr. Bear. Lovely of you to join us from … More A Poet Out Standing In His Field
Prompted by Kellie Elmore’s #Free Write Friday What If? What if? What if? What if? Looking back from here to there It is a redundant question. Looking forward from there to here A different one altogether. The past cannot be changed. I am my past, The good and bad of it In a bundle of … More What If?
A girl after my own heart! (This image is so full of meaning for me I hardly know where to begin.) ~*~ There are no coincidences. This is something in which I have firmly believed for some time. For good, or ill, life gives us what we need to learn and develop as spiritual beings … More #FWF: Spirit Bear
Free writing is a great exercise and a little more challenging when the memory is involved. As mentioned in my last Free Write Friday post on the Childhood Gift, my childhood is very much a blur. During last week’s free writing exercise I couldn’t think of anything to share besides the bear story. Which is fine … More #FWF Reprise: Childhood Gift … The Arab Tent by Henry Landseer
A tougher challenge this week ~ at least for me. Here’s what Kellie Elmore has asked us to write about: “Write about your most memorable childhood gift. Was it a Christmas gift? A Birthday gift? Was it something you really wanted or was it a surprise that ended up holding a sentimental place in your … More Free Write Friday: Childhood Gift … Bear