That Time of the Year.

Polished clean ice Frostless and smooth skaters fly Across and above.   For yesterday’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of frosted and today’s of Flight. The US national championships in figure skating are finishing today.  There have been some remarkable performances, and this link is to the winning pairs program by Ashley Cain and Tim LeDuc;  Enjoy.

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Vagrant

Homeless wanderer By choice or by circumstance Can you spare a dime?   Illegal to be Poor, homeless, cold and jobless Hunger amoral?   Living out of bounds Unconventional some way Each reflects a truth.     For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Vagrant.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hot Air

Floating in the sky Fantasies imagined Back to earth is next.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Fabulist.  These balloons were among a number I saw on my way to the office this morning.

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Autumn Blizzard

Snowstorm then hard freeze A leaf blizzard to follow Crunchy drifts abound.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Blizzard After last weekend’s snowstorm, it has once again warmed up. I scuffed through a lot of fallen leaves on my run this morning, and was greeted by these views at the lake just after sunrise. 

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Cold!

Arctic cold blast brings Record low temperatures The leaves freeze then fall.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Blast. Snow this time of year is not unusual, but the very low temperatures are.  Its a chilly 14F (-10C) this morning. The bright sunshine is welcome, as is the predicted thaw. I’m always surprised at […]

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On Fleek?

Did I miss something Another new word in use Where did groovy go?   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Fleek.  Its an interesting choice for me. I’ve heard it a bit, and my contextual interpretation was close, and I’ve wondered, where did that come from?

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Rugged

No longer a kid All parts working and more worn Rugged or ragged?   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Rugged

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Plump

Desirable in food Rhymes with lump that’s my feeling When self applied.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Plump.  Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends.

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Now What

Arising after You thought it was all over But wait there is more.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Sequelae. I’m a retired family practice doctor, so sequelae is a familiar concept. Sequelae can be relatively mild and close after the initial event, such as a sinus infection following a cold. And then there […]

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Secrete Spartan Justice.

Secrete Spartan Justice. Sounds like a spy novel, doesn’t it? I’m just catching up on some more prompts from the last week. I. Goodbye to comfort Rest transforms to discipline Too much or not enough.   For Monday’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Spartan   II. A few molecules Drip into circulation Small amount big change. […]

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Coming back to some prompts

I. External structure Increasing support or strength Helps integrity.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Brace   II. It ain’t over ’til its over. It ain’t over until the fat lady sings.   For Wednesday’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Comeback.  Its the beginning of the major league baseball playoff season in the US. Who […]

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Change it up.

Migration inspires Growth from a new perspective Not a quaint idea.   For this week’s Ragtag Daily prompts of Migration, Inspire and Quaint.  I’m slowly catching up.

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ICE

Ice is slippery A reminder to all skaters Getting up again.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Slippery

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