Travel Theme : Spice

“This time of year is all about spices, from warming mulled wine infused with cinnamon and star anise to clove-studded roasts and gingerbread cookies. So I decided to spice things up with a few spice-inspired photographs. ” Nutmeg 🙂 Ripe black pepper.

The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Now

‘For this week’s challenge, take a moment to notice your now, and share a photo of it. Perhaps it is something imperfect, or mundane, or under-appreciated. Maybe it is a simple moment, or maybe it is something grand; we can’t wait to see!’ Small children always live in the ‘NOW’ . They are not really… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Now

The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Gathering

‘Share with us your interpretation of “gathering.” It could be your entire family decked out in ugly holiday sweaters. It could be a group of seagulls strutting down the beach. Perhaps it’s a basket of fresh herbs you’ve collected from your garden for that awesome pasta dish this evening.’ The Gathering of cousins at a… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Gathering

Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Week #11 Centerpoint – Breaking the Rule of Thirds

Essay To continue our discussion of the rule of thirds, let’s start by breaking it. Before you can break any rule, you have to understand it enough to be able to break it successfully. One thing you can do to break the rule of thirds is to put your subject in the middle of the… Continue reading Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Week #11 Centerpoint – Breaking the Rule of Thirds

Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons – FAREWELL

Day 10: Farewell Write a poem about a farewell today: perhaps this image may bring back memories of loved ones who passed, or revive memories of those that departed from our lives. Or you could focus on the more mundane, but still powerful moments of your daily goodbye rituals, whether it’s a friend, partner, or… Continue reading Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons – FAREWELL

Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons -CAMOUFLAGE

Day 9: Camouflage For today’s poem, take inspiration from camouflage — you may apply it in any way you like, whether you write about visual or social dissimulation, or focus on the way we hide our myriad emotions, actions, and reactions. What would be your ultimate smokescreen, concealment, or mask? God or Nature Has bestowed… Continue reading Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons -CAMOUFLAGE