Daily Prompt: Always Something There to Remind Me A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes. ~*~ “It’s impossible to pick just one song, Manda. My … More Reminiscing

In Hindsight …

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 …

Cypress Sunset

There, upon a Tuscan Hill, Survey the cypress, tall and still Saluting to the burning sky As setting sun to all says “Arrivederci!” ~*~ Something a little quirky courtesy of my recent trip to Italia. Thanks for stopping by … Dorothy ©Dorothy Chiotti … Aimwell CreativeWorks 2014    

Summer’s First Kiss

Summer’s first kiss A fantasy A fumble A moment made humble. Not stolen; Theft. ~*~ “Do you remember your first kiss?” Summer asked of her mother. “Oh, darling, that was such a long time ago.” She thought for a moment. “It certainly wasn’t with your dad.” “That would be a no, then?” Summer was despondent. “Yes, that … More Summer’s First Kiss

Free Write Friday: Fall Word Bank … The Season of Senses

It’s Free Write Friday and this week Kellie Elmore has issued a word bank challenge. Deposited in the bank this week are: foliage – amber – wicker – aroma – sweater – cocoa And here’s my free write ramble, lightly edited … The Season of Senses Mirabel stepped off the front porch step to the … More Free Write Friday: Fall Word Bank … The Season of Senses