5 New Year’s Resolutions I Often Make But Seldom Keep

I will exercise regularly. In previous years, this resolution was out the door almost as soon as it was made. Last year, I managed to hold on to it for nearly the whole year with fits and starts. One reason was that I was staying at home more due to COVID-19. But mainly it was because I set the bar very low : twenty minute … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions I Often Make But Seldom Keep

SoCS– “magnet”

Linda is the host of Stream of Consciousness Saturday Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “magnet.” Like a magnet , I am attracted to things that are bad for me: High carb food, unlimited tea,and a sedentary lifestyle. How I wish the magnet would pull the other way: Towards healthy eating, 40 minute walks and interests involving exercise. Continue reading SoCS– “magnet”

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Fandango’s Provocative Question #99

This week’s provocative question was suggested by Pete over at Mr. Bump, and it’s a goodie. Pete wants to know… What do you think are the three most pressing issues facing us today? Humanity has always been faced with “issues”, problems that need to be addressed, things that need improving. But they cannot all be solved at once so hence the need to prioritise. In FPQ … Continue reading Fandango’s Provocative Question #99

What do you see # 60 – 14 December 2020

WDYS Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Shche- Team @ Unsplash ( For the visually challenged reader, the image shows an outdoor scene. An old fashioned radio is placed next to a couple of candles and a wicker basket. Behind the radio is a pot full of blooming red flowers) The Pleasures of Staying Home A stay at home weekend Sitting … Continue reading What do you see # 60 – 14 December 2020

Pandemic Dilemma

Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Phmaxiestevez @ Pixabay (For the visually challenged reader, the image shows a young woman looking out the glass pane of a partially open door, with an indecipherable expression) A Pandemic Dilemma “I’m dying to see my friends! Seeing them on video chats is just not the same as hanging out. Can I take the risk … Continue reading Pandemic Dilemma

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5 Things — Halloween Party Foods

  Hope you guys had a great Halloween while staying safe from the pandemic. Please share five of the pictures of Halloween themed foods that you bought or made. I don’t celebrate Halloween so I have shared these images from dreamstime.com   Halloween Cupcakes     Halloween Candy     Hot chocolate with marshmallows     Pumpkin soup       Sausage mummies in dough … Continue reading 5 Things — Halloween Party Foods

Share Your World, HP 9-21-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind

https://rogershipp.wordpress.com/2020/09/21/share-your-world-meets-harry-potter-and-the-deathly-hallows/ This is the last week “Share Your World” will have two parts.  The excellent blogger, Roger Shipp, is the creator and host (if you will) of the first part.  I’m going to link to Roger’s blog so you can post your link over on his blog OR you can do it here as usual. […] Share Your World, HP 9-21-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind https://rogershipp.wordpress.com Roger’s Magical, … Continue reading Share Your World, HP 9-21-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind

Thursday Inspiration- Rainbow 🌈

Paula is the host of Thursday Inspiration This week’s theme is rainbow and the picture is below. Here is the song snippet from “She’s A Rainbow,” a 1967 song by the Rolling Stones. She comes in colors ev’rywhereShe combs her hairShe’s like a rainbowComing, colors in the airOh, everywhereShe comes in colors A Fashionista’s Dilemma ” What shall I wear to the party? It’s going to be a … Continue reading Thursday Inspiration- Rainbow 🌈