Monthly Archives: March 2012

beets

I love beets, although they pretty much overpower any other flavours in food. These beets are actually golden beets – their flesh is bright yellow. What if beets weren’t always red? What strange colours of vegetables can you imagine? “I cut open __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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snow tires

Where I live, it helps to have snow tires on your car in the winter. Then – sometime in the spring – you have to take the snow tires off. Do you need snow tires? What other kinds of tires can you imagine? Sand tires? Mud tires? Water tires? Grass tires? “I drove __________” ~ […]

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windows

This is a photograph of my bedroom wall, and the pattern that’s made when the sunshine comes through my bedroom window. Did you know that the word “camera” comes from the Latin word for room? The first cameras were actually rooms with pinholes letting in the light through one wall. Do you ever watch the […]

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carrot tops

If you put a carrot top in water, it will sprout and grow. Did you ever grow a carrot top when you were a kid? Did you like carrots when you were a kid? “I peeled __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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full refrigerator

My favorite part of grocery shopping is my full refrigerator when I’m done unpacking everything. Is your refrigerator full, or empty? Are there things in there that you haven’t opened in months? How often do you clean it out? “The door __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?

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lamp

I love these lamps. They’re the perfect solution for every room in my apartment. Do you have all the light you need in your home? Are there some rooms that are too bright, or not bright enough? Can you change the lighting in your home? “I lit __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your […]

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embroidered pillow cases

I’m using these embroidered pillow cases on my bed right now. My mom gave them to me. They were in her mother’s hope chest, never used. Have you ever slept in a bed with hand-embroidered pillow cases, trimmed with hand-tatted lace? Do you have special treasures packed away, unused? Why don’t you use them? “I […]

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tactile paving

I didn’t even know what this stuff was called, when I took the photograph. It’s tactile paving, for accessible pedestrian crossings. If you’re challenged with a disability, what would make your life easier? If you’ve never had a disability, do accessibility changes make a positive difference in your life? “I walked __________” ~ Next steps… […]

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faces in objects

I see little “faces” everywhere in ordinary objects. I also love pictures made out of fruits and vegetables, like these ones. Do you ever see faces in things? If the faces could talk, what would they say? “I looked __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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stove

I love my vintage stove. It and my kitchen sink were the reasons I chose my current apartment. How often do you use your stove? What would you use your stove for, if you never cooked food? “I opened __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?

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