Tag Archives: DPCHallenge

Boo In The Sky

While walking along the main streets of Balboa Island in Southern California last week, we decided to head towards the water. As I looked up at the overcast skies, I noticed the drama of three tall palms and the Halloween … Continue reading

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The Cake Out In The Rain with Old Men Playing Checkers

I saw Ben Huberman’s Odd Trio Redux over the weekend calling for a post to be written about anything that comes to mind, but we had to incorporate a slice of cake, a pair of flip-flops, and someone old and … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, Earworm, Jimmy Webb, Macarthur Park, Music, Poetic Lyrics, Poetic Songs, Richard Harris | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

We Will Review The Cows!

More than 10 years ago, we were invited by good friends to visit with them at their second home in the Brittany region of France. We flew to Quimper, a pretty town southwest of Paris, well-known, among many things, for … Continue reading

Posted in Brittany Region, DPChallenge, France, Pont Aven, Travel, Tremalo Chapel, Valentine's Day, Weekly Writing Challenge, Yeahwrhite, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

The Call

I’m slowly awakened by a persistent ringing just outside my room. My eyelids reluctantly break their embrace.  I sluggishly turn my head towards the sound.  It’s the phone. Who could be calling on a lazy Sunday afternoon?  Where is everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Catholicism, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, Death, Family, God, Letting Go, relationships, Religious Freedom, Religious Freedoms, Weekly Writing Challenge | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Saturday Morning Family Hike

This weekend, when we did our family hike, we talked about you and your two cousins, among other matters. We recalled your years of growing up closely together, and where each of you are now. I like to view them … Continue reading

Posted in dog, Family, Family Time, Fort Funston, Great Dane, Hiking, Parenting, Pets | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Another Image Of Joy

Yep! Their family card arrived via a gracious nephew visiting family here. And with it, three of her choice libations: Two Pinots and a Chardonnay, from her choice wineries. Woohoo! It’s time for a Snoopy jig! This post is in … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Wine, DPChallenge, Holiday Greetings, Mission Hill Winery, Sisters, Vancouver, Weekly Photo Challenge, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Most Cherished

Daily Post asked for my most cherished, my number one. Here they all are!

Posted in Child, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, dog, Family, Great Dane, Kids, Marriage | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Focal Point

This week’s photo challenge by The Daily Post is titled “One.”  Every good photograph needs a focal point. It’s the thing that draws the viewer’s eye and tells the story. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: One (nwframeofmind.com) Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading

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A Dalliance, A Brush, A Flirtation

This morning, I felt the cold pull at my bones and gnaw at my fingers.  I had woken up early for my appointment today. After spending ten minutes checking a few emails, I reluctantly threw my covers to the side … Continue reading

Posted in Breast Cancer, Cancer, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, Health, Mammography, Women's Health | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Spotlight On The Service Dog Project

Good friend, Meilin Cheng, sent us this link to a live cam of the Service Dog Project. (Maybe she was inspired by our very own Beau!) You will get to meet some really gorgeous Great Danes and their puppies. The … Continue reading

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