Monthly Archives: January 2012

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My sister sent me this picture of my niece. It brought tears to my eyes. How many ways can you say, “I love you?” How often do you actually say it? “You can tell me if __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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steamy pot

The air is so dry here in the winter. I love it when my kitchen gets all steamy and warm from a pot full of stew. How does dry air make you feel? What would you boil, if you didn’t have any water? When you finish cooking, perhaps __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share […]

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grab bar

My parents have grab bars in their bathrooms. When in life do you need a grab bar? Does needing the grab bar bother you, or reassure you? “I can stand if __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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arrows

Sometimes I see arrows everywhere. Where do the arrows in your life tell you to go? What else do you wish they had arrows for? “If I knew which way to go, he __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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drying chilies

This fall I strung some fresh chilies to dry. I hung them in my kitchen. They were my Christmas decorations. If you couldn’t buy them year-round, which of your favorite foods would you preserve by drying them? What’s the strangest holiday decoration you’ve ever seen? “Tell me when it’s too __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation […]

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the smell of peeling citrus fruit

The smell of clementine oranges reminds me of Christmas. What does the smell of citrus fruit remind you of? Is there a memory you wish had a smell attached to it, so that you could bring it to mind instantly? “My hands can’t __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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badminton birdies

Yesterday’s prompt reminded me of this craft that’s sitting on top of a colleague’s work station at the office. We had a bunch of old supplies that the camp counselors wanted to get rid of in order to free up storage, so they challenged the kids to make something with them. Badminton birdie bumblebees, in […]

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toilet tissue tubes

I’ve been collecting empty toilet tissue tubes for months. I had an idea I might do something like this with them. Only possibly not as scary. What’s the most memorable thing you ever did with an empty toilet tissue tube? What are you hanging onto, hoping to use it someday? “Could you get me another […]

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patchwork

I bought a bunch of used, oversized men’s shirts and some cotton pajama bottoms to wear while I was away. The colours looked so pretty in a pile: blue, green, orange, pink. I want to make a pieced quilt with the clothes. It might look like this. If you could make a patchwork quilt out […]

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palm tree

Every time I travel somewhere with palm trees, I want to laugh. I can’t believe palm trees actually exist outside of movies. Where I live, it’s too cold for them. What landscape feels like home to you? What would you add to it, if you could? “Let’s cut down __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to […]

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