Sunday Stills: Are You a #Bird Feeder?

February is National Bird-feeding Month. The Sunday Stills photo challenge has shared this theme three years in a row to educate the public on the seasonal journeys of birds, and help bring awareness to keeping wild birds fed during the harsh winter months in the northern hemisphere. "National Bird Feeding Month is a chance for … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Are You a #Bird Feeder?

Happy New Deer! And a Note About Sunday Stills

Happy New Deer! Join me this Sunday, January 2 (instead of January 9), for Sunday Stills, a week early, as we look back at a strange 2021: Sunday Stills: 2021 In the #Rear-View Mirror Share your favorite images and significant events with us as we reflect back on the year. Here is the link to … Continue reading Happy New Deer! And a Note About Sunday Stills

Sunday Stills: #Light the Night

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”Ann Frank Depending on where you live geographically, the holidays invoke a variety of emotions and feelings. Some of us enjoy a white Christmas or festive winter holiday while others are celebrating the holidays in the warmth of full summer. Not only are … Continue reading Sunday Stills: #Light the Night

Sunday Stills: The #Pink Side of October

I know, I know, another color challenge, well, kinda… I enjoyed all of your fabulous oranges last week for the monthly color challenge. But Elle Woods would argue... "Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed."Elle Woods, Legally Blonde These "pretty in pink" adorable twins enjoyed riding the harvest train and frolicking all … Continue reading Sunday Stills: The #Pink Side of October

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Walking in a #Burlywood World

My last Sunday Stills Photo Challenge post of August before my short break is the popular monthly color challenge. This month’s color is burlywood, a light shade of brown, kind of like khakis. A very non-descript color in the world of browns and tans, but it seems to be a popular neutral as well. August … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Walking in a #Burlywood World

Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Ageless and #Evergreen

In keeping with inspiration from July square trees, this week, Sunday Stills focuses on the color evergreen for the monthly color challenge. You will remember I am now surrounded by evergreen trees, and I couldn’t be happier. Evergreen is considered a dark green and also the name we ascribe to most pine trees and other … Continue reading Sunday Stills Monthly Color Challenge: Ageless and #Evergreen

Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge: Writer’s Choice or Culture

I took a one day break from Sunday Stills to celebrate the Independence Day holiday. My good friend Marsha is busy with her new property as they prepare to get it ready for its new AirB&B status! So I offered to return the favor to host her weekly blog feature Writers Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge … Continue reading Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge: Writer’s Choice or Culture

Celebrate #Blue with Flowers

These blue hydrangeas have inspired me to share their loveliness for not only two photo challenges today, but to introduce a daily journal challenge for the month of July. Journaling in July Journaling has been a challenge for me most of my adult life. I did keep a journal when I was between 18-20 years … Continue reading Celebrate #Blue with Flowers

Sunday Stills Moves to Hugh’s Views and News June 2 and 9

Hello, Sunday Stills fans! Just a reminder that the Sunday Stills photo challenge can be found over on Hugh’s Views and News hosted by Hugh Roberts on June 2 and June 9. Please visit Hugh and link to his photo challenge prompts! Themes are published on the Sunday Stills Photo Challenge page. June 2 finds … Continue reading Sunday Stills Moves to Hugh’s Views and News June 2 and 9

What I’m Doing on My #Summer Vacation

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you recall that my job as a part-time university lecturer gives me summers off! I spent 35 years as a public park and recreation practitioner working every summer with no days off and putting in lots of overtime. Summer was a season to get over … Continue reading What I’m Doing on My #Summer Vacation

On the #Road for Sunday Stills

I enjoy road trips. I love to drive and see the countryside as I travel. This Veteran’s Day holiday weekend finds me “on the road.” Well, in the air, actually, as I fly home from the Eastern Washington state. Believe it or not, when I planned this theme, I did not know I would be … Continue reading On the #Road for Sunday Stills

Sunday Stills: Make Mine #Pink

Most of us are aware that October is traditionally the month we acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness by wearing and or displaying the color pink. Of course, we should acknowledge cancer awareness all year long. In keeping with my overarching theme of inspiration this weekend (see Friday’s post), I’m hoping to inspire you to think pink, … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Make Mine #Pink