live with

Abandon not hope But that which interrupts your Connection with life.   For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Abandon.

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Summer’s Hope

Someone I knew once commented that gardeners are optimists, looking ahead to possibility and planning for growth and a future reward. As I gardener, I do recognize this in myself, and the excitement that comes as seeds are purchased and started for the upcoming season.  I started my tomato seeds last weekend, under lights and […]

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RDP Friday: HOPE

Once again, it’s Friday, and my turn to post a prompt.  Today’s prompt is HOPE. Take your inspiration from hope, and share your creation, written or otherwise with us via pingback. Thanks for following and I hope you have fun!

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RDP Friday: AVALANCHE

Hello again, Ragtaggers. It’s Friday and today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is AVALANCHE. It’s the snowy time of year here in Colorado, and with that comes avalanches. This is one of many phone taken videos of it crossing a major mountain highway last weekend. Fortunately, no one was injured.  Have fun with avalanche and share your…

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RDP Friday: MARCH

Hello Ragtag followers. Its Friday, I’m back online after my travels and the word I have for your today is MARCH.  March is another of those words with many usages, and I invite you to use it anyway you like, and please share your creation with us using a pingback.  Thanks!

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RDP Friday: FISH

Friday greetings to you all.  Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is FISH. Another on of those words that is both a noun and a verb.  Take your inspiration from fish, and share your creative results with us, either via pingback or posting a link in the comments below. Thanks!

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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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RDP Friday: FORECAST

It’s Friday, Ragtag followers, what’s coming up for you this weekend? In that vein, today’s prompt is FORECAST.  Take your inspiration from forecast, and do share your creations with the rest of us, either via pingback or in the comments below.

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Weather Guessing

I had a friend who worked in meteorology when she was in the military.  Her branch was known colloquially as “the weather guessers”. I was reminded of this yesterday morning when the “light morning snow, accumulations less than an inch” turned into several inches of snow in just a few hours. There were a few […]

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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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Still Missing Them

Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is Pet. I’ve had pets most of my life. We got our first kitten when I was in early grade school. Jose was his name, an orange tiger, one of several kittens born to a neighbor’s cat. Another from that litter was Seymour, a grey tabby who went to live around […]

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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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RDP Friday: CHORE

It’s Friday and my turn to contribute the daily prompt. CHORE is today’s selection. What’s your take on chores? Dreadful, necessary, a part of life? Do what you will with Chore, and please share your results with us.  Thanks!

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Listing

So what is a chore?  Stuff that needs to get done. As I look at definitions, the most consistent meaning is a routine task of a domestic nature.  Often, there is an additional connotation of unpleasantness.  In my experience, the unpleasant part is optional. Some days I enjoy doing the dishes. Warm water, soap, very […]

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Shards

When I hear the word shards, glass comes to mind.  I’ve done some glasswork over the years, mostly making glass beads in the torch. It’s fun, playing with fire and color.  I’ve also done a little glass blowing, which I discovered to be quite consuming of both time and money in terms of developing technique […]

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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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RDP Friday: LETTER

Hello again, Ragtaggers. Its Friday, and today’s prompt is LETTER. A piece of the alphabet, something written to another, a symbol. Use it any way you like and share your creation with us using a pingback.  Thanks for participating!

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Alert

I wrote a few days back about BA’s adventure with vestibular neuritis. The good news is that she’s continuing to improve, and while not back to “normal” she’s much better, walking on her own, doing stuff around the house and feeling stronger every day. She’s not driving yet, but thinking about it. Clearly, we’re in […]

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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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Hospitals and Hospitality

The holidays are fading into memory as “normal” life resumes for many. Around our house, they were even quieter than usual as my partner BA developed a nasty cold around Christmas.  She wasn’t terribly ill, just tired and not feeling well.  By New Year’s Day she was feeling better and thinking that the next day […]

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Wake Up, Mary!

Good morning.  Its Christmas Eve, and today there will be a lot of celebrations and a great many Christmas Eve services, focusing on the nativity story. There are carols, pageants with children and live animals, all manner of events. Some are attended by those in resplendent finery, others come in casual wear, with their kids […]

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RDP Friday: SOLSTICE

Hello, today is Friday, December 21, and it’s the December Solstice, so I’m choosing SOLSTICE as today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt. Take your inspiration from solstice and share your creation with us via pingback or link in the comments below. Tag your post with RDP, Ragtag Daily prompt, and Solstice to make it easier to find.…

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Building More Than Blogging

You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t been writing much these past few months.  There are a number of reasons behind that, all part of life. A major contributor is my purchase of a van last August.  A van?  Well yes, a van. Specifically, a 2016 Ram Promaster 2500, 159 wheelbase hightop. […]

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