There's so much jingle-jangle during the holiday season: Salvation Army Santa's at donation boxes, Christmas music streaming from the speakers in every store, the tiny bells attached to my holiday socks, and my nerves after a long-day of shopping or too much holiday hostessing! No wonder PBC host PJ assigned Jingle All the Way for this month's theme. 🙂
The written word has been an essential aspect of day-to-day life ever since I learned to "read" by memorizing the Dr. Seuss classic Green Eggs and Ham as my Dad read it to me over and over (and over). But the written word is more than just books! It's also recipes, signs, letters and cards, e-mail, text messages, hashtags and more. This post shares five examples of day-to-day encounters with the written word in August 2019.
This month marked our first major vacation since our family trip to Iceland in 2015. And our Atlantic Canada itinerary included plenty of National Historic Sites, National Parks and other truly Canadian experiences. Returning home late on July 30th allows just enough time to select and share five photographs for this month's photo blogging challenge theme: patriotic.
The earth travels almost an entire circle around the sun from one peak blossom day to the next. All through the month of May we watch and wonder when our crab apple tree is going to burst into bloom. Peak blossom never lasts more than a day or so. And then there's a carpet of pink petals on the driveway until the wind blows them away.
While our planet's daily rotation on its roughly north-south axis and its annual trip around the sun are not brought to you by the colour red (or green, or blue, or any other colour for that matter). But, colour sure has a big influence on our daily loves - our moods, what we eat, how …