Once Upon a Blue Moon

Once Upon a Blue Moon

Once Upon a Blue Moon I had so much fun the first time I decided to try another short story with this intriguing image. Here is my second story to go with Diana’s March Speculative Fiction Prompt. Enjoy! ~ Andrus had a swagger about him. One of the new breeds, he didn’t look like your…

Craggy Dreams, poetry

Craggy Mountains

Craggy Mountains ~ moss covered limestone ancient mountains worn away leaving craggy dreams ~ Arkansas has some of the oldest mountains in the United States. They’ve been worn down by time, wind, and water. This beautiful image was taken by my friend Kristin Jones. She is a true nature lover who often manages to capture…

love, poetry

Shivers of Ecstasy

Shivers of Ecstasy ~ perched at the edge of the bay time seems to stop as heaven and earth merge my imagination takes flight soaring on soft puffy clouds allowing our souls to break free no longer bound by earthly toils free to float, fly, or simply be your spirit touches mine alive with shivers…

Once Upon a Blue Moon

A Strange New World

A Strange New World Pixabay image by Natan Vance ~ I decided to have a go at writing a short story. This is my first short story ever and response to D. Wallace Peach’s March speculative fiction prompt. The guidelines can be found in the link above which are to write a poem, story or…

Magic mushrooms, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 390

This week Awesome Stories brings you hope and action for the environment. Magic Mushrooms I’ve written before about the amazing properties of mushrooms. Paul Stamets created several natural remedies using mushroom spores in proprietary formulas to address environmental problems like pest control, toxic cleanup, and more. Paul has created a company called Fungi Perfecti to promote…

beauty, macro views, poetry

Hidden Charms

Hidden Charms ~ macro details shine fresh views of nature’s splendor beauty revealed ~ When I was younger, I was focused on the obvious beauty of a sunset, mountain range, or grand vista. Those beautiful sights stirred my passion for nature and photography. Gradually, since living in Arkansas, I’ve learned to look more closely at…

snow, beauty, poetry

Crystalline Dreams

Crystalline Dreams   ~ snow beauty white portraits crystalline dreams winter wonderland birds, berries, buds, and snow nature playing with contrasts a delicate dusting of white beautiful visions dance in my heart gratitude for nature’s snowy surprise ~ We finally had some snow here in NW Arkansas! We haven’t had more than a dusting in…

soul, sunsets, love

Soul Spaces 109

This week Soulful Sunday becomes Soul Spaces. Love in its essence is spiritual fire.~ Seneca I’ve decided to change the name of this series to Soul Spaces to better reflect the idea of feeding our souls. There are almost infinite ways to feed our souls. We each must learn what activities, people, and places nurture our…

flowers, poetry, photography

Flower Lover

Flower Lover ~ roses are red violets are blue my garden is dead and I’m missing you ~ grand feasts for my eyes memories of former glories flowers, buds, and butterflies alive with grand stories ~ with your spring arrival come water, magic, and light nature’s colors gone viral I shall revel in delight ~…

beauty, love, poetry

Tropical Delights

Tropical Delights ~ delicate island breezes carry your scent inland tropical delights ignite my desires a siren call of passion, play, and forbidden fruits body swaying in rhythm to your island beat my heart on fire with longing obsession fills me with tropical dreams longing to claim your treasures I surrender to your charms ~…