The weather has been so unusual lately. Freezing, thawing, freezing, thawing… snow, rain, snow, rain. Flipping and flopping within the space of a day or two. They’re calling for more rain this week. All the snow from yesterday will probably melt away. How much difference can a few degrees make to your situation? What if […]
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Sometimes I wear an apron when I cook. It gets splattered with pomegranate juice every week, and I soak it in oxygen bleach before I wash it. How do you consciously or unconsciously protect yourself? Can you get the stains out? “I made such a mess out of __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share […]
I cook vegetables every morning for my bag lunch. If I cook too much to fit in my thermoses, I make soup with leftovers on the weekend. How many vegetables can you put in a soup before it’s too many vegetables? Do you ever cook food just to have leftovers later? “I can fit __________” […]
Sometimes I feel like I’m always in parking garages. I park for work, I park at the hospital… Too many of these parking machine tickets to keep track of, and pay for. What if you had to pay to get into buildings or stores? What if you paid for your housing by the hour? “If […]
I eat raw beets several times per month, and peel them before I put them through the food processor. Fun fuschia henna. What natural colours would you like to adorn your body with? Would vegetable would you never eat raw raw? “I’m more beautiful without __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…
I bought these monster snow boots last year to walk through huge snow drifts on my way to work after Snowmageddon. They’re heavy and clunky, but they keep my feet warm and dry. Are you vain about your clothes? How much comfort or safety do you give up to look good? “If I could stand […]
I cut up two carrots, half a butternut squash and one sweet orange pepper for some soup. Imagine a recipe with all its ingredients the same colour. What’s the flavour of your favorite colour? “The knife cuts too __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…
Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning. Do you pay attention to the natural signs of weather changing? If you made up a verse to remember something, how would it go? “Yesterday when I noticed __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?
I bought my dad an iPod Shuffle for his birthday. I loved the packaging it came in – so elegant. What’s the most amazing packaging you’ve seen recently? Does the packaging matter? “Without it I __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?
I glanced at my recycling bin as I brushed my teeth in my kitchen. There was an empty plastic container that once held baby spinach for my green smoothies. The bottom was textured. I wanted make a rubbing of it with paper and crayons. Can you find five things near you right now that would […]