Encircled by love In person or virtual Healing with a hug.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of encircle.

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Five prompts, one haiku

Freedom to be blue Or purple. Live life with zest Make contact with cats.   I was out of town most of last week, and since my return, life has been hectic. More on that later. Doing a little catching up with my Ragtag prompts, and as it turns out, Freedom, Blue, Zest, Contact and […]

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Greetings to all you ragtag followers.  Today’s prompt is Effervescent.  Use it any way you like. Let your creativity bubble up, and share your effortss with the rest of the community via pingback. If you’re not sure how to do a pingback,  detailed directions are on the about page.



Universal form DNA and galaxies Spirals everywhere. For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Spiral All images from Pixabay. Thank you.

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The art of being With whatever arises Come rain or come shine.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt: Abide

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Ok, I know I shouldn’t.  It’s not a rhyming word but this word has a cool sound and it’s been around since 1724 so I couldn’t resist. Ragtag Daily Prompt of the day : borborygmus Saturday, August 3, 2018 Create a new post inspired by today’s prompt. Feel free to be inspired to write fiction,…


Rumblings of Pleasure

Borborygmus is the singular, but I’m using borborygmi, the plural, because who ever has just one gut rumble. One of my favorite words, and a fabulous demonstration of onomatopoeia, a word that sounds like what it represents. Said in a low, rumbling sort of voice, borborygmi does sound like tummy rumblings. Despite our many years […]

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Novel Haiku?

I. A beginners mind Provides opportunity Each moment novel.   II. A novel approach Trying something different Same format new words.   III. A familiar tale Told in a different way Enjoy the journey.   IV. Look outdoors observe The sky the air the light Never quite the same.   For Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt […]

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Lucy’s Novel Approach

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. After a few difficult days, when it seemed that my last life might be expiring, I have experienced a bit of a renewal. My energies are better, and my hearty appetite has returned. Now, I am not going to write a novel about this because as a senior […]

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Greetings, Ragtaggers!  Today’s prompt is NOVEL. Use novel as your inspiration for something in a post and share it with us via pingback.  Have fun!

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Regular rhythm Lub dub or rata tat tat And your beat goes on.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of pulse.

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Lots of memories in my life. I suppose that’s a part of aging. There’s more of my life behind than in front of me. I appreciate my past, as it informs my present, and I am who and how I am in no small part due to my experiences. And yet, I don’t focus a […]

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Just a whisper

I. Subtle, is it there What’s going on check it out Listen carefully.   II. Its a quiet voice Such important information Guidance for your life.   III. Feel it in your gut Something is happening soon Attend to it now.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt: whisper

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Full or a sliver Eclipsed or eclipsing Generating life.   Amazing how a small “dead” rock can have such an amazing impact on the planet, being such a generator of life and the literal ebb and flow of the oceans. It can temporarily eclipse the sun, and at times, the earth returns the favor. Tonight, […]

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Write on, Lucy

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. I’m doing pretty good still. As Mark Twain has been reported to have said, “Rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated”. I’m tired of talking about it, although I’m not tired of my moms taking extra good care of me. Today I thought I would write using this […]

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To save or reuse Just throw it out, its no good Look a little closer.   These objects are crafted from found objects or waste.   Inspired by today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Salvage.

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Adding Zing

Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is Zing. What better way to add a little zing to your life than by zinging up your food. This is by no means an exhaustive display of the zinging agents in our kitchen, but it shows two of the main categories: hot stuff and vinegars. Enjoy!  

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Morning at the lake Formation and synchrony Breakfast of champions.   For Ragtag Daily Prompt: Duck

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A Golden Era

Today is the 49th anniversary of the first moon landing. Not the golden 50th anniversary, but close.  I remember watching on our black and white TV. Hearing those amazing words. “Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed”. Followed some hours later (I recall it being in the middle of the night) by Neil Armstrong’s famous […]

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The prompt for today is GOLD. Take gold as your inspiration and create in whatever way inspires you. Share your inspiration with the group with a pingback. If you need directions, they are available here. Today is the 50th day of Ragtag Daily Prompts! We’ve had at least one a day since our inception, which…

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Still Going!

Hello, it me, Lucy One White. I am still here. I scared my moms a few weeks back when I had some bad days, but now I Lucy am doing pretty well. We had some interesting stuff at my house. It did hailing again, which is loud. Even I can hear it and I don’t […]

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Cool Hopes

Its only July And some leaves begin their change Cooler days welcome.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Welcome. This is a tree outside my office window. It changes color early, and given our very hot summer, I welcome the reminder of impending autumn.

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Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is Clouds. Here are a few from last November: A good reminder, for me, at least, to remember that despite so many ominous signs and clouds in the world, that there is great beauty and possibility as well. Lets go for that!

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Where I live, there is a lot of open space. Land that has been purchased by the community, whether county, city or town, and now dedicated to remaining open, and undeveloped. It is often open to recreational use, hiking, and sometimes mountain biking on the trails. It is a fabulous community resource, and is well […]



Its my turn! No way! I’m right. No you’re not, I am. Its a kerfuffle! Kerfuffle. Isn’t that a fine word? Kerfuffle. A lovely rhythm, a nice mix of hard and soft sounds. Its a relatively new word for me. I don’t recall hearing it prior to starting a training in 1998. My course was […]

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Spell Check

A spook or a spy A fine beginning, but the Word is spoof. Spoofed!   Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is Spoof. And yes, I really did start to write on Spook.

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