Many people love Queen Anne’s lace because it’s a plentiful weed that looks lacey and lovely in a fresh cut bouquet of wildflowers. It smells quite strong, though. Do you have Queen Anne’s lace growing near you? Do you like cut flowers? Do you prefer potted plants? If you were going to give this flower […]
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Back in the spring I took this photo of a bush in my parents’ yard. I think Mom said it was called a mock orange bush. I love that name. Have you ever seen or smelled real orange blossoms? Where were you? What were you doing? Who were you with? Is there someone in your […]
I love dandelions. I’ve talked about them before on this site. They’re so cheerful and yellow when they first come up, the leaves are really nutritious, and they’re an interactive, playful toy when they’re in their seed stage. I love blowing their seeds all over a meadow. Did you blow dandelion seeds as a child? […]
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 […]
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?
I love playing with children’s craft supplies. I feel such a sense of freedom from using things that are (relatively) nontoxic and inexpensive. Did you know that Crayola paint is scented? Do you remember the smell of your own childhood craft supplies? “I sniffed __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired […]
I make a fruit and greens smoothie every morning for my breakfast. Usually with orange juice and a banana, plus other stuff. If you’re packing a bag lunch, do you like fruit that comes in its own packaging (i.e. its peel), or fruit that makes no garbage when you’re done? What would you put in […]