February

Valentines 💝 Ah, February. Not yet Spring, not the dead of Winter, February may be the dreariest month of the year. Valentine’s day brightens the month in a flurry of flowers, chocolates, and red hearts. Let us not forget the cards. According to Hallmark, about 114 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged every year. That’s a lot! I always think…

The Glasses

Photo Prompt Short Story The Glasses is a short story I wrote for a photo prompt contest I was invited to enter. The photo itself was of a pair of round glasses sitting on what appears to be a bench with raindrops on them. It is nighttime as there are blurred lights behind the glasses and the picture is dark….

November

Fall Leaves

FABULOUS FALL Being November, I was thinking about the Holidays coming up and wondering how it will go with Covid19 on the loose. There are questions. Can I be with family? It would be hard to not be with family in person. What about getting the necessary food items for the holidays, the turkey for Thanksgiving, the Ham for Christmas,…

Crocheted Penguin

Presented by www.craftedbytw.com Cute little penguin is 4 inches tall Body Using black yarn Rnd 1: MC 6 Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around: 12sc Rnd 3: *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around: 18 sc Rnd 4-6: sc around: 18 sc Rnd 7: *sc in first sc, dec repeat from *…

October

Fall is here! I love October and the start of Fall. The idea of snuggling under blankets with a cup of hot tea and a good book or a scary movie to watch. The anticipation of rain and stormy weather. Thinking of hot chocolate warming your hands and sitting by the fire pit watching the flames dance for you comes…

On the First Day of Summer Vacation

I went swimming in a nuclear pond On the first day of my summer vacation, I went swimming in a cooling pond for a nuclear power plant. Nothing has happened to me, no new growths or extra limbs. The pond was never used for its intended purpose and turned into a recreational area. One can swim in the cooling pond…