CLOUDS

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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OPEN SPACE

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 […]

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Kerfuffle

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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Dart

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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Clueless

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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Hospitable

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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Leave No Trace

Leave no trace is said About wilderness visits Quench every last spark.   In acknowledgment of the the many forest fires burning throughout the western US. Some lightning caused, some due to humans. Please be careful!   In response to today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt: Trace  

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For All

Its time to resurrect A lot of things. Particularly how we treat each other. Lets resurrect Compassion, respect, empathy. Recall that more is not necessarily better That sharing won’t lead to scarcity. Its time to remember That we are more alike than different, Even as the differences may be obvious and great. Lets recall and […]

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Serried

Lined up and ready For the starter to send them Off to the races.   Inspired by today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt: Serried Welcome to our new Tuesday prompter: Margaret of From Pyrenees to Pennines! Come visit the Ragtag Community page and follow to share in the fun.

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slang

Sharp, acute, eager Then there’s neat-o and keen-o If you’re old enough.   Inspired by today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Keen. Come visit the Ragtag Community Site and follow us.

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Scale

I. Heavy or less so The scale provides a value Yours to interpret.   II. Do re mi fa sol Ascending then descending Sol fa mi re do.   III. Going up or down Temperature, difficulty All are relative.   IV. Protective layer Covering softer insides Function continues.   V, The earth moved How much, […]

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