And now for something completely different

Tarotetry.

Remember that amazing writing workshop I went to last December? One of the things the lovely Alexandra Franzen did was give us a writing prompt in the form of a tarot card. She showed us the card, gave a quick description and then we had to dash off a poem in a few minutes . . . → keep reading

New Friends, Sweet Moments

MrsMsRoses

I made a new friend last Monday.

I don’t know if this is one of those things where you cross paths for just a moment, or we’ll spend more time together in the future.

It doesn’t matter. I’m just glad it happened.

Mrs. M

We met under unusual circumstances, and are unlikely friends.

The petite . . . → keep reading

Post Interrupted

StormCloudsSkySun

Wednesday’s regularly scheduled post has been interrupted by the sighting of blue sky and sun coming through spectacular storm clouds and fall foliage.

Enjoy.

Apropos of Nothing: the I can’t believe I’m posting this version

I came across this video last week.

This internet meme isn’t new with videos (this Jimmy Fallon one is especially fun) and snowclones from the chorus. But this video, well, it’s just a weeeeeee bit different.

There are so many things that you could learn from this video: The element of surprise. The power . . . → keep reading

Apropos of Nothing II:

A periodic series in which I practice irrelevancy, but hopefully not boringness (if you want that, go here), and numbering with Roman Numerals. Can you ever get enough practice at that?

Just so you know, don’t expect any sage advice, or morals to these stories (unless of course you want to provide a moral in . . . → keep reading

Apropos of Nothing I:

A periodic series in which I practice irrelevancy, but hopefully not boringness (if you want that, go here), and numbering with Roman Numerals. Can you ever get enough practice at that?

Just so you know, don’t expect any sage advice, or morals to these stories (unless of course you want to provide a moral in . . . → keep reading