Todays Substitute daily prompt is FLEXIBILITY. We haven’t heard from our scheduled prompter–hope things are okay. So, in its place, here comes flexibility.  And who knows, we might end up with two prompts today. We knew flexibility was going to be important in this new adventure, and its proving to be so. Change is happening rapidly. […]


Hot Stuff

Its June, and its going to be hot this week, predicted to hit the 90’s (32 to 35C for those of you who did go metric) every day. I don’t particularly love hot weather, so I’m not flummoxed on how to order my day. Exercise early, before the heat hits. I’m a morning person, and […]

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RDP#4 – Flummoxed

Originally posted on Sgeoil:
I’m excited to bring you Monday’s prompt. If you use “Ragtag Daily Prompt”, “RDP”, and “Flummoxed” as tags, it will be easier to find others who have also used this prompt. A pingback to this post may also make your post easier to find. If you don’t see your link right…

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Gardening–Imagination in Action

Gardening requires imagination, seeing what might become sometime in the future. Seeds become seedlings and then plants; bearing food, flowers and greenery. Patterns emerge to engage the eye. Bare dirt or a weedy patch transforms. Flowers brighten the day, beckoning bees. Shade from the trees shelter even as the apples grow for later harvest. What […]

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RDP #3: Imagination

Today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt is Imagination. This prompt was submitted by Patty of Lovenlosses. Use your own imagination to post something related to imagination. If you use “Ragtag Daily Prompt”, “RDP”, and “Imagination” as tags, it will be easier find others who have also used this prompt. A wingback to this post may also make your […]

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Aha, I get it! Insight begets acceptance Other way works too.   Ragtag Daily Prompt #2–Insight

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Here we go again Off on a new adventure What will happen now?   It happens each June The peonies and iris Take center stage.

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Welcome to the Ragtag Daily Prompt! Today’s prompt is redux. Do with it what you will, and put Ragtag Daily Prompt and redux as tags, so it will come up in searches for those who are interested. As you are likely aware, this is an endeavor by some of us interested in continuing the daily […]

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Ragtag, Bah Humbug!

Good morning, its me Lucy One White. I’m grumpy today because Mama Steph has been all busy writing other stuff for this stoopid new Ragtag Prompt thing. This means she hasn’t been listening to me as well as she should when I Lucy have been being a dictator. I am disappointed. Mama Steph is listening […]

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I. It must be cracked For the chick to emerge or Even for breakfast.   II. Broken promises Litter the highway of dreams Dealing with what is.   III. Another record Broken and still heating up Time for some new plans.   IV. The teachers tell us A broken heart is a fine Invite for […]

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Juxtaposition Some of this and some of that A surprise pairing.   There is a massive addition/renovation going on at my community recreation center. I’ve been enjoying the juxtaposition of this beautiful bed of flowers at the entrance, paired with all the machinery and stuff of construction. What a difference a few feet makes! Juxtapose“>Juxtapose

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The New Daily Prompt–A Proposal

Greetings. I’m glad to note that I’m not the only one who would like to continue with a daily prompt. So here’s what I’ve got so far in terms of interest as prompt contributors:  Me (Curious Steph), Martha Kennedy (I’m a Writer, Yes I Am), Lorna (ginlemonade.com), Curious Cat (CuriousCat99), Tracy (Reflections of an Untidy […]

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Memorial Day

Killed while fighting Wars started by another Will it ever end?   Today is Memorial Day in the US, a day to remember and honor those who died fighting for the country. I acknowledge and grieve the lives given in service by the men and women who fought in these battles, never of their own […]

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RBG—SEE THIS MOVIE!  Whether or not you are a fan of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg or not, I highly recommend this movie. Its a fascinating documentary about a fascinating woman. I learned details of her life that I didn’t know, and following her path from being a kid in Brooklyn to her […]

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Now You See Me

I. I have not yet met The one who bears my likeness I’m told she’s out there. II. Your Doppelganger Lives down the street from someone Surprised to meet you. III. Are you mine Or am I yours Each others? IV. Mirror mirror on the street What will I do When we first meet?   […]

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Archaic? Not if Target Sells It.

For my non American readers, Target is a store in the US that carries a lot of stuff. Clothes, gadgets, tools, toys, housewares, cosmetics, groceries. Its not high end fancy stuff in general, but adequate in quality. It turns out there are Target stores in India and a few in Canada. There’s a store a […]

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No More Daily Post?

I’m bummed. I don’t always read Ben Huberman’s posts, but when I saw yesterday’s title in my feed, which included Thank You, followed by an opening line of “Saying goodbye is hard”, I had a bad feeling. The Daily Post with its daily prompt and other cues and supports for blogs is going away. Its been around […]

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Lucy’s Difficult Week

Hello, its me, Lucy One White. Its been a hard week for me. First, we had a lot of raining last weekend. This is good for puddle drink, and I enjoyed that part, but every time I wanted to go outside, water would get on my fur.  This makes me MAD! I flick my tail, […]

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Guilty — Not

I’m not feeling guilty for adjusting plans to what is here now. Altering priorities. Taking time to breathe, reflect. Stopping on a training bike ride to take in the beauty, and get a photo of same beauty, knowing its ephemeral nature. Staying connected to this world that is my home. Yes, the “training plan” had […]

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spm t  presume you’ve got your fingers on the correct place on the keyboard. Don’t assume that spell check/autocorrect knows what you are writing about. I have found its more useful to assume the opposite. So many opportunities for erroneous assumption, so little time! Assumption“>Assumption

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I. Leaves and blossoms grow Ice and snow melt into flow Where did winter go? II. First you see it and Now you don’t. What happened How’d it disappear?   III. Vanishing act Here forever then surprise Gone without a trace. Disappear“>Disappear

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Tri This: 11 months in

I’ve been training as a triathlete for eleven months now. I’ve done two mini sprint races, one in August, and one last January. I finished the first one with a painful 2 mile run, but given that I’d started from zero in running, finishing was my goal. January‘s event was a reverse and time driven indoor […]

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Well, Its Not a Rooster.

To start with, these are awkward photos–taken into the sun on my run this morning. I often run around this small lake in town, as its a soft path with a bit of nature, a gorgeous view of the mountains, and coming to and from my house, it makes a tidy 5K run. The houses […]

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Friday Flowers

I’ve seen a number of posts today labeled as Friday Flowers, and given the profusion of blooms around here, I thought I’d throw a few of my own in today, with the subclass of purple. They are all from the area paralleling my driveway. Enjoy!

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Lucy Chats

Hello again, its me, Lucy One White. My Mama Steph uses writing words sometimes (aka Daily post/prompt). I Lucy don’t do that, cause I don’t like nobody bossing me around. However, as it turns out, I know a little something about some of this week’s words. These words are infect, thin, pedigree, slight, forest, and […]

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