An Ode to Green

Daily One Word Prompt..Green


For me green is not just a color.  Green in a place, a sound, the smell of the forest; it is the radiant dance of renewal that is the nurturing life force of our Mother Earth.


Green is a thriving vibration that is as sweet as love and fills my heart with unbridled gratitude.


I have a touch of pagan Irish green running through my veins and by a turn of luck and  bit of destiny, I have been transplanted to the most magical land of green; The Pacific Northwest.

my forest

Green is where my home is; it is where my heart sings….I am in awe and wonder of the gift of Green!






Spontaneous Evolution

Karma Chameleon:  Reincarnation: do you believe in it?

When I saw the Prompt Title, Karma Chameleon, I almost didn’t see the by-line; Reincarnation: do you believe in it?  

Again, I find myself totally intrigued by today’s writing challenge and need to take a moment to consider the implication in the unlikely word fusion between; Karma and Chameleon. Continue reading

Many Choices…One Truth

Alma Mater  :  You’ve been asked to speak at your high school Alma mater — about the path of life. (Whoa.) Draft the speech.

Speech for the Class of 2016

Honored Guest Speaker: Peggy Smith an Ordinary and Basically Average Person

I left the hallowed halls of this educational institution five decades ago. I have no distinct memories of the events or ceremony that granted me a diploma on that day. I was seventeen, totally unaware of my surroundings and desperately just wanted to get it over with.  My greatest desire was to head for the beach with my friends and party. Continue reading

Life, Love and Good Eats

WordPress Daily Prompt: Live to Eat – Some people eat to live, while others live to eat. What about you? How far would you travel for the best meal of your life?  

I would travel all the way to Boise, Idaho to eat the best food ever. Not sure eating can be categorized into only two groups of motivation but if grouping is today’s reference I am part of the eating because I love life group.  Done right, food can be a gift of tender loving care. And there is never too much TLC to go around. Continue reading