What’s your angle?

I. Look at it this way Now try from another side Perspective matters.   II. My way suits my needs Yours may be quite different Neither one is wrong.   III. right acute obtuse long ago geometry side angle side   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of ANGLE  

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Still Missing Them

Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is Pet. I’ve had pets most of my life. We got our first kitten when I was in early grade school. Jose was his name, an orange tiger, one of several kittens born to a neighbor’s cat. Another from that litter was Seymour, a grey tabby who went to live around […]

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Soup’s On

To cook or not cook Very little question when Seeking tasty food.   Perfect timing for this prompt, as I made a big vat of my favorite vegetable soup this morning.  Now stored in containers in the freezer, ready for lunch or dinner. Also good for breakfast with an egg and hot sauce!   For […]

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RDP Friday: CHORE

It’s Friday and my turn to contribute the daily prompt. CHORE is today’s selection. What’s your take on chores? Dreadful, necessary, a part of life? Do what you will with Chore, and please share your results with us.  Thanks!

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Listing

So what is a chore?  Stuff that needs to get done. As I look at definitions, the most consistent meaning is a routine task of a domestic nature.  Often, there is an additional connotation of unpleasantness.  In my experience, the unpleasant part is optional. Some days I enjoy doing the dishes. Warm water, soap, very […]

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Shards

When I hear the word shards, glass comes to mind.  I’ve done some glasswork over the years, mostly making glass beads in the torch. It’s fun, playing with fire and color.  I’ve also done a little glass blowing, which I discovered to be quite consuming of both time and money in terms of developing technique […]

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Desk

My desk collects piles Stuff to be attended to Business work and play.   For today’s Ragtag daily prompt of Collection. This photo is from my relatively tidy desk at my professional office.  My home office desk features much more elaborate collections, ever changing.

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Morning

Sleep was elusive Go to yoga anyway Sunrise from hot tub.   For today’s Ragtag daily prompt of Vital

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RDP Friday: LETTER

Hello again, Ragtaggers. Its Friday, and today’s prompt is LETTER. A piece of the alphabet, something written to another, a symbol. Use it any way you like and share your creation with us using a pingback.  Thanks for participating!

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Alert

I wrote a few days back about BA’s adventure with vestibular neuritis. The good news is that she’s continuing to improve, and while not back to “normal” she’s much better, walking on her own, doing stuff around the house and feeling stronger every day. She’s not driving yet, but thinking about it. Clearly, we’re in […]

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Crepitus

I. Rice Krispies or joints Limbering up for breakfast Sounds of a new day.   II. Crepitus the sound Of swollen tissues pop the Body’s bubble wrap.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Crepitus. A great word, I agree!

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Hospitals and Hospitality

The holidays are fading into memory as “normal” life resumes for many. Around our house, they were even quieter than usual as my partner BA developed a nasty cold around Christmas.  She wasn’t terribly ill, just tired and not feeling well.  By New Year’s Day she was feeling better and thinking that the next day […]

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Wake Up, Mary!

Good morning.  Its Christmas Eve, and today there will be a lot of celebrations and a great many Christmas Eve services, focusing on the nativity story. There are carols, pageants with children and live animals, all manner of events. Some are attended by those in resplendent finery, others come in casual wear, with their kids […]

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RDP Friday: SOLSTICE

Hello, today is Friday, December 21, and it’s the December Solstice, so I’m choosing SOLSTICE as today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt. Take your inspiration from solstice and share your creation with us via pingback or link in the comments below. Tag your post with RDP, Ragtag Daily prompt, and Solstice to make it easier to find.…

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Building More Than Blogging

You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t been writing much these past few months.  There are a number of reasons behind that, all part of life. A major contributor is my purchase of a van last August.  A van?  Well yes, a van. Specifically, a 2016 Ram Promaster 2500, 159 wheelbase hightop. […]

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RDP Friday: BUILD

Greetings, Ragtaggers. Its Friday again, and here’s your prompt for today: BUILD. Build what you will with it and share your results with us via pingback, or post a link in the comments.  If you tag your creation with Ragtag Daily Prompt, RDP, and Build, it will be easy for another non-follower to discover your…

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Big Stink

Peeee-uuu what a stench Ashes to ashes dust to . . . . Rotten smells enroute     The photo (from Pixabay, thank you) is of corpse flower, Amorphophallus titanium, so named because of its putrescent (like rotting flesh) scent. Talk about a terrible beauty.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Putrescent.  Good one, […]

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Shop

I. Shop until you drop Merchants know it’s good for them Not so much for me.   II. A place to make things Tools supplies creative site This is good for me.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Shop

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Good Morning

A beautiful sunrise today. Its relatively mild and is predicted to be sunny and pleasant. What I’ve heard called the “warm before the storm”. Tomorrow is supposed to be cold and snowy. so I’ll take advantage of the nice weather and ride my bike to yogalates and work this morning. I’ve been busy recently, developing […]

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Perhaps Another Day

Frozen fog morning Snow possible perhaps sun Petrichor absent.   Petrichor, the smell created by rain occurring on parched land. The word comes from petros, the greek word for stone, and ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in greek mythology. As someone who has lived most of my life in […]

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RDP Friday: FRIDAY

Hello Ragtaggers. Once again, its Friday, and that’s today’s prompt, FRIDAY. Use it any way you like and share your creation with us via pingback. Follow the comments and see what others have come up with. Enjoy!

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Timberrrrrr!

As previously mentioned, BA and I are in Madison Wisconsin for a few days. Today, walking from our lodgings to breakfast, we discovered what the sounds we had been hearing were about.  A large old tree is being taken down a few houses down the street. Its quite the production to remove a tree.  And […]

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Friend

BA and I are in Madison, WI for a few days, visiting some of her family and going to see a cousin’s photography on display at the Chazen museum.  We’re staying at an airbnb.  Its a small one bedroom apartment in the walkout lower level of a home. Quiet and just fine for our needs. […]

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RDP Friday: SLIDE

Once again, its Friday. Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is SLIDE.  One of those words that’s both a noun and a verb. Use it any way you like and share your results with us using a pingback. (directions on the about page if needed) Thanks for being a Ragtagger!

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Ice Siren

Enticing luster Pristine ice cold smooth as glass Calling me to skate.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Lustre.

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Let the Sun Shine

I am sad that this song from the musical Hair, fifty years old, feels more pertinent today than ever. I object to current use of violence, lies, disrespect and manipulation in the service of greed and power. Open your hearts to the people, planet, the universe. Release the fear, remember the beauty. From the same musical, […]

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