John 4: 27-30 Just then his disciples came back. They were shocked to find him talking to a woman, but none of them had the nerve to ask, “What do you want with her?” or “Why are you talking to her?” The woman left her water jar beside the well and ran back to the village,... Continue Reading →
Romance in the Wild: Pull Up A Seat Photo Challenge
I took these photographs for the Pull Up A Seat Challenge Week 3 from XingfuMama. I wanted to show the unusual seat in the middle of a disc golf park and the view from it. I have never seen a double seat at any of the disc parks where I accompany Douglas so he can... Continue Reading →
We Learned the Hard Way: Heed the Signs
Douglas and I went for a walk in another of the state parks near us. I was amazed to find such a wonderful place to hike just 15 minutes from our house. There were several paths to take, each listed by color: red, yellow, white, and green. We chose the red trail. Sweet Water Creek... Continue Reading →
Peace at Last!
Looking at the water calmed her. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings: Water.
I See Home: RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku
Photo from publicdomainpictures.net I can see the smoke! It welcomes me home like a hug. My eyes start to water. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: smoke and water.
A Frigid Lesson: Wish More Carefully
As we walked along the beach, the waves crashed against the rocks, and occasionally the spray would reach to the people's faces as they walked along the quay in front of us. For some reason, I thought that was something good to have happen to me. So, once I managed the courage to step out... Continue Reading →
The Healing Power of Water
I grew up in a city, with no water anywhere around me, except for the swimming pool at the park near my house. I never learned to swim, although I made an aborted effort to learn when I was age 52. As long as I was floating with my hands on the wall of the... Continue Reading →