Category: Microblog Monday

Meanderings about my writing, life, and other randomness. I used to refer to this as “Musing Monday” but after over a year of participating in #MicroblogMondays, I decided a name change was in order. Check out the link below for more information on how you can join in the fun!

“Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is?
Read the inaugural post which explains
the idea and how you can participate too.”
~ Melissa S. Ford, Stirrup Queens

My Quote Challenge for National Photography Month May 2017

A week from today National Photography Month begins. Here’s a blurb from the official website The American Photography Association (sadly, not updated since 2014) – NPM was officially recognized by Congress in 1987 as a month-long event. It was first…

Gerina Dunwich’s Earth Day Blessing for Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017

This Saturday (April 22nd) is Earth Day 2017, and marks the 47th year of the Earth Day movement. What exactly is it? Here’s a tiny blurb from the official site – The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated…

National Pet Day April 11 2017

National Pet Day April 11 2017

Tomorrow is National Pet Day! From the official site – National Pet Day was founded in 2006 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert, Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige, to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create…

Writing Prompt – When she saw what made the sound

Writing Prompt

A couple weeks ago, I shared a writing prompt from my old writing group (we started in 2007) for #ThrowbackThursday. Since the monthly meeting for my newer group (started two years ago) is tonight, I thought I’d share another prompt…

Mostly Wordless Monday – Richard Bach quote with my sunset picture

Richard Bach Goodbye quote with my sunset

One of my favorite quotes by Richard Bach, paired with a sunset picture I took back in the 1980s, near my childhood home in Magnolia, MA. “Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.…

A San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee Haiku or Two

Mug selfie SFB Coffee

About this time a couple years back, my favorite k-cup company*** San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee (back when they were still called, “Rogers Gourmet Coffee“) started doing some of those “Like to Win” Facebook promotions. I got the idea in…

A writing Pie chart to celebrate Pi Day

Tomorrow is Pi Day! For those of you unfamiliar with this “holiday,” here’s a blurb from the official site – Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in…

Two years later, Sir Terry Pratchett lives on in the clacks

Pratchett ripple quote

We’re coming up on the two year anniversary of losing Sir Terry Pratchett (March 12, 2015), so I thought it would be a good time to revisit this post I wrote a short later. I just checked, and the code…

Revisiting Frozen – an old post about my old friend depression

Frozen, old friend depression

I was talking to someone recently about my old friend depression, and was reminded of this post. Funny thing – when I went looking for it, I realized I’d written it at the end of February 2011. Something about this…

Revisiting Monday Love – an anecdote, a graphic, and a quote

Revisiting Monday Love

I originally wrote this post on February 16th, 2015. Since today is President’s Day again, and we just had a Nor’easter and Valentine’s Day last week, I thought it would be fun revisiting Monday Love. *grin* ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ This past Friday…

Joining the fun with the Get To Know Me Tag

Get to know me tag photo

I’ve seen the Get to Know Me tag a number of places, and always planned to jump in eventually. Then when I saw it again on Ritu’s blog, at about the same time Suzie Speaks re-shared a post called, How…

MM – My Five Favorite Things about Patriots Superbowl LI Win

After watching the Patriots Superbowl LI Win, I’m still trying to wrap my brain around the wicked awesomeness of it all. Here’s a rundown, in no particular order of my five favorite things from last night – 1. Julian Edelman’s…