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

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Here to There

Practice apparating Or you might end up splinched Beam me up, Scotty.   Apparating and disapparating is the Harry Potter version of teleportation. And then there’s the older version from Star Trek, with its classic line of “Beam me up, Scotty”. In a Wrinkle in Time, tessering was how it was done. It would sure […]

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Not much melanin Prone to sunburn and freckles Better wear a hat!   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt: Fair

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Elder or older One has both wisdom and years The other just age.   Medicinal plant Good for coughs, colds, flu and more And then there’s the wine.     For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Elder

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Remembered Lyrics

Try to remember You must remember this or Yet another song.   I remember songs in different ways. Some recall is triggered by words, some by melody, a chord or snippet of tune, and often, its the rhythm. Utterly different words with the same rhythmic pattern can precipitate a download of a song. I might […]

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Tender is the night Or so its said As is the skin of a newborn child Untoughened by the world and experiences Of pain of wanting and simply Exposure to the elements. Tenderness and durability Both important Timing and application Essential for growth and health.       For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Tender

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

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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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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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