100 Word Challenge: Interrupted

Until I was so rudely interrupted last week, along with my congratulatory accolades to the previous week’s submitters, I had intended to report on how my Lenten closet purge went… you know the one, remove one thing each day and donate the pile at the end of 40 days. It was remarkably easy, even though…

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100 Word Challenge: Bird

It must be spring… my songbirds are back. I recently rehung all my bird feeders and hummingbird jars, and my little feathered friends have returned. There are goldfinches, purple finches, wrens, chickadees, titmouses (titmice?), a pair of cardinals, and some I have no name for. Yesterday, I set out a few flowering plants in the…

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100 Word Challenge: Pink

We are sneaking into March later this week and I am SO looking forward to warmer, and hopefully less damp, weather. In the region of Florida where I live, late February – early March is considered planting season. I have potted plants that didn’t fare too well over the winter – mostly due to neglect…

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100 Word Challenge: Spring

After a weekend of passing around the familial cold, pints of NyQuil, cartons of tissue, gallons of water and juice, Monday dawned bright and my cold had seeped into my chest. I woke up sounding like a barking seal. Spent most of the day emptying my tissue trash and heating water for chamomile tea. Tuesday…

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Spring is popping up

“What is it?” “I’ve never seen anything like it before.” “It seems to be attached to the walkway.” “Do you think it’s alien?” “I have no idea.” Fragile in semblance, the object was secured to the ground by a thin green cord that was capped with a yellow button with similarly yellow vanes protruding from…

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