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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Superstitious or Auspicious?

There are many superstitions in the world, vastly more than any one person can know. Friday the 13th being bad luck is a common one, and many consider the number 13 unlucky, enough so that some skyscrapers actually do not have a 13th floor. As it turns out, I was born on the 13th day […]

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Lucy: The Next Stop on My Tour

Good morning, its me, Lucy One White. So far, my farewell tour is going well. I’m doing more tour than farewell, which is good. I’m feeling better and have been busy with my usual duties of eating, drinking, sleeping, and bossing. Bossing is hard work, and my voice has gotten a little hoarse. (I’m still […]

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Winter and Road Construction

Back in the groovy days of my youth, I went to college in Minnesota. The saying there was that there were two seasons, winter and road construction.  That’s come to mind a lot recently, as there is quite a bit of road construction and repair going on in town, along with a redo of underground […]

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Summer Morning

Dappled light shimmers The lake and grasses. Resident Geese seek shady rest.   In response to today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Dappled and the Daily Addictions prompt of Resident. And for those of you who have been following the growing goose family, here’s what they looked like this morning:

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Zipping past, no pause Now you see me now you don’t Stealthiness is all.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Dart

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I haven’t ambition To use today’s clues In forms that once written Amuse not abuse. I’m sorry my friends This is all I will do In response to the prompts Of ambition and clew.   In response to the Ragtag Daily Prompt of Clew and the Daily Addictions prompt of Ambition.

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Watery Embrace

Race to embrace Here I am, did you miss me Happy to be here.   I have always loved the ocean, and scared my mom with my enthusiasm. In response to today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Embrace 

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Friendly and welcoming, to strangers or guests. This is often used in reference to lodgings, and also to environments. Where will I be comfortable? Antarctica or the Hilton, or somewhere in between? For me, and I suspect most of us, it depends on the day. Hospitable comes from the same root as hospital and hospice, […]

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Lucy: My Farewell Tour

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. Today I am doing what might be my last posting. As you know, I am a cat of some age. I am not as strong as I once was, and my eyes aren’t working so good. I don’t always see stuff very well, and I forget what I […]

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