“Tea With the Author” at DeBary Hall Historic Site

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
DeBary Hall Historic Site If you live in the central Florida area, you are cordially invited to attend a catered luncheon and tea at historic DeBary Hall, on November 12, 2016. I’m  excited to say I’ll be the featured guest that day, and I can’t wait! Here are all…

My top tips for getting the most out of a signing event

Originally posted on All That Jazmin:
I recently met Olly Murs again at his latest album signing in Cardiff and with so many people talking online about how they missed out on the opportunity because they weren’t aware. Therefore, I’ve decided to list some of my top tips to make sure you get the best…

TimeFalls

Originally posted on Richard M. Ankers :
The sky collapses in globs of lead. All that remains of the city once named London will soon be crushed. I would run, but I have nowhere else to go, so here I remain. There is no moon, no stars, just the crusted remnants of the clouds, solid and…

A fisherman’s dream

Originally posted on VAA ERIKSEN PHOTO:
f/11, 1/125 sec, ISO 100 Many old fishing wharfs on the outskirts of Finnmark in Norway, like this one on Ingøya, have been converted to receive fishing tourists during the summer season. 

In My Dreams

Originally posted on Ramblings From Jewels:
  Your beautiful eyes shining reflecting the blue of the sea and sky gaze passionately into mine Windswept hair tickles our sun-kissed faces and laughing, we lie together on the warm sand making love to the rhythm of the ocean waves caressing the shore   Is you and me  in my dreams  …

Dreams to be fulfilled…..

Originally posted on radhikasreflection:
    An onset of a tempest brews within, when people put on a veil of ignorance, when unruly waves of indifference drowns many in its flow, when plunderers in the guise of rulers silently kill, we lament the gradual death of the soul.   Oh ! Did your freedom go…

Day 1329: Edinburgh dreams

Originally posted on The Year(s) of Living Non-Judgmentally:
When one is at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it’s dreamily natural to dream, to think about dreams, and to wonder if you’re dreaming. Yesterday, I almost missed this dreamy sign because I was daydreaming in the Edinburgh mist and rain: The people who dreamed up that…

A dream

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DREAM HOUSE

Originally posted on Annika Perry's Writing Blog:
I am happy to hand over today’s post to my very good friend Mirja aka delphini510 and her unusual take on property selling. Hope you will enjoy it. *** Reading many estate agents’ formal and stilted descriptions of properties for sale, I was overtaken by a wicked impulse. So here is…

Blogging Tips- Readership Tips

Originally posted on The Richness of a Simple Life:
In this post I’m going to share a few tips that can improve the experience for readers or increase your followers. These are just tips and my personal recommendation, no need to implement them just wanted you to consider them if you haven’t already. Publish day/time-…

A Hot Blogging Magician

Originally posted on roughwighting:
I’m not a statistician. I’m not a mathematician, nor even a magician. I’m a writer, which does take more magic than math. Yet, Word Press (my blog server) sent me the stats for my most popular posts the past couple of years. I’m going to use those post headings in this…

The Mirror’s Fate

Originally posted on Its PH:
This post is written for the daily prompt word, ‘Unfinished’. Long ago in time, there lived a mirror which was visited daily by hundreds and thousands. It was believed that the mirror had a life. It was believed to house some sort of soul inside it. It had an ability to…

“I am your Indian”

Originally posted on Hungry Breton:
Super Moon… I Phone + my telescope x 32 I am your Indian, the black moon rambler in a field of rye, your witness cherishing your words. I am your Indian, the Armorican who sees your pain, the sarrazin child who will drink with you the silver chalice of life…

The city of dreams – Los Angeles

Originally posted on The Learning Curve:
LA was the last major stop for us during our California trip and we had 2 days to spend there. The following 2 days were reserved for driving up the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco and stopping at Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, Big Sur, Carmel-by-the-sea, and Monterey on the way. We had…

The Brightest Star (100 Word Story)

Originally posted on The Lonely Author:
The Brightest Star ? Derek walked up to the bar, desperate to drown his loneliness. “Beer please. Any beer will do.” The bartender returned with a bottle of Blue Moon. Derek groaned. Of all the beers in the pub, this is what the bartender served an astronomer. Obviously, he wasn’t…

A Peculiar Pursuit? Listening In On Star Land

Originally posted on Tish Farrell:
It was a frequent and rather sinister feature of my childhood: Sunday afternoon drives around the Cheshire lanes. Always winter. Flat fields empty of their dairy herds. Neat hedges and the metal railed fences typical of this county. Then the sudden glimpse of it – the great grey dish in…

Bestfriend 💞💘

Originally posted on gegenilyn:
Bestfriend is someone you can talk about something without thinking any hesitations 😊💞💕💪 They’re always be there no matter what, No matter what your circumstances is. They are the one who will stay beside you when nobody does. Their patience is eternal, No boundaries. They will comfort you, they will give…

Where Has Beauty Gone?

Originally posted on 21st Century Sojourner:
“There is beauty all around us, and the light finds us when we realize, we are all part of that beauty and worth the cherishing. If we despise any, we journey to despise ourselves. See all as beautiful, even if they choose to see themselves through you, as being…

Photography: Finding Beauty’s Remains

Originally posted on Sumyanna Writes:
? Before stumbling on the amazing display of lights across the gardens, I was able to capture some of the remaining beauty hanging on.  Had you asked me years ago if I would take pictures of plants not in full bloom – I probably would have said no.  Spring is…

Maybe The Heart Is A Waffle 

Originally posted on Soul Symphonies:
What is it about a good meal! It never fails to make your day.? Food can never disappoint (me). If there’s anything in the world that deserves my unwavering attention, it is food. The sight of fresh produce at the grocery store, the lavish spread at a Sunday brunch, everyday…

A Christmassy Day!

Originally posted on Coffee and Coats:
Hi guys, I’m sorry it’s been so long since I’ve blogged, I’ve been so busy, I’ve been all over the country looking at universities, so please excuse me, I promise I will blog more again now! Also next week I’m off to Dubai and wondered whether you guys would…

It’s Beginning to Taste a Lot like Christmas

Originally posted on when she wanders:
***IMPORTANT: I MOVED TO whenshewanders.com! THIS POST CAN BE FOUND HERE.*** The holiday season commenced for me two weeks minus one day ago. I put up my Christmas tree the day after Halloween, and have been dancing along to Christmas music ever since. Yup, I’m that girl…  heh. Sorry, but…

A bunch of Christmases all at once.

Originally posted on The Cobweborium Emporium:
Happy December the 1st! Yes  …  it scared me too,  and I didn’t see why I should be feeling that feeling all alone, so decided to drag you in there too.  And now that I’ve sent your brain into a spin, let’s get on with enjoying the day shall…

Hello December: TBR And Other Things!

Originally posted on it’s lu again:
Happy December! It is 24 days until christmas, and I plan for December to be a merry month! So what am I going to read? My True Love Gave To Me A Monster Calls Fantastic Beasts The Sun Is Also A Star Crooked Kingdom Other Aspirations: › Bake…

December || My Christmas Wishlist… 

Originally posted on iamblairsyn:
Just give me everything in this picture ????… I really love those lace-up heels up there??? Hello World and a Happy new month to you my blog followers and readers… I am so Happy we made it to December and I pray that God in His infinite mercy will make us…

Watch The Mummy Trailer

Universal Pictures has now debuted the full first The Mummy trailer. Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy. Thought safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret…

The day my yoga pants went to yoga class.

Originally posted on Style. Travel. Stories.:
I love yoga. I mean, I’m not good at it or anything – I don’t know what I’m doing, or how to breathe, and it took me a year just to figure out what “cat cow” was… But I love yoga. I love rolling out my little, pink yoga…

Travel Itinerary: The Great Pyramids of Egypt

Originally posted on ESL Ventures:
Greetings all! For the next two weeks I will be seeing the highlights of Egypt, courtesy of Travel Talk tours. Egypt has been on the top of my bucket list for sometime now, and this tour will be hitting all the major historical sites. 😀 The tour includes full transportation…

10 Reasons Why This Photo Triggers My Spidey Sense

Originally posted on Bonnywood Manor:
1. It has members of my family in it and I don’t know what they’re doing. This instantly puts me on high alert. Knowing how some of my family members have a natural instinct to do things they probably shouldn’t, this document could easily become evidence in some sort of…

Why are the Pyramids not mentioned in the Bible?

Originally posted on Ashraf Ezzat:
“What if the whole story of the Exodus from Egypt was a fake story, and what if we could prove that it is?” By Dr. Ashraf Ezzat There wasn’t a time when I did not feel uneasy about the story of the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt. Actually, uneasy is an…

Strange New Worlds

Originally posted on Rationalising The Universe:
Exoplanet – a planet which orbits a star outside the solar system Prior to 1992 not a single exoplanet was known to exist. Now, here we sit 24 years later having discovered 3,537 exoplanets in 2,653 planetary systems. The field of exoplanetary science has without a doubt been the…

Discovery Challenge: In the style of MOISES LEVY

Originally posted on joliesattic:
In Oceanside where I live, we have a pier.  It was told to me that it was the longest pier,  but it’s not. I think someone got it confused with the Ocean Beach pier, which is only the longest in the county at about 2,000 ft. whereas Oceanside’s Pier is 1,942 ft. Pretty…

Discovery of Silence

Originally posted on The World according to Dina:
Discovery of Stillness ie Entdeckung der Stille “Die Stille tanzt in sich, sie ist der Tanz der Leere” Stillness is the dance of emptiness Siri Buchfee Here it is silent as silent can be (Scoresby Sound/E Greenland) We Bookfayries are constantly seeking stillnes in our noisy times.…

Discovery challenge:  In the Style of

Originally posted on The Bag Lady:
Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado. This was my favorite site to take our out-of-state visitors. They have a road nearing the edge and trails leading you down to small edges of the cliffs. There is also a road accessing the river below. Quite a sight from either view!…

Discovery in the Dark

Originally posted on Michael Wynn:
In this season of Halloween, I thought a little horror story suitable ? ? ? ? PHOTO PROMPT © Peter Abbey Billy turned onto the footbridge. Tapping his cane against the walls, he kept up a stream of encouragement to the dog. “Good girl, Maddie” Suddenly, she stopped and growled. “What…

Discoveries Of A Smitten Heart

Originally posted on Soul Symphonies:
Somewhere between silken sheets and galaxies I found you. I found you in the soft caresses of the wind, My body shivering in sweet anticipation of your touch. In the monotony of the skies, I saw you wash away the blues with the light of a thousand stars. Amidst the…

The Game of Numbers

Originally posted on twobrownfeet:
For a mathematician, a number can be whole, an integer, rational, irrational, real, or imaginary. I may have missed a few others. For the rest of us, living in the physical world, numbers can only be good or bad. We’re always in search of the right number. It’s pretty simple. Say…

A Necklace from Kylie

Originally posted on A Generous Helping:
I’ve never worn a necklace. I don’t mind them on men as long as they aren’t the Mr. T starter kit size. I have just never found one that suited my tastes. In my first job, there was an accountant who had a chain so large it could be…

The Smell of a Baby

Originally posted on EDDAZ:
Have you noticed the feeling that sparks up when you embrace a new born baby to your bosom, phew..It’s a sensational one that tickles the brain and makes you want to gobble up the baby. I have cuddled babies in my arms several times, and I began to ponder on it…

Baby it’s cold outside

Originally posted on wordsfromanneli:
The first snowfall of the season has dusted the tops of our local hills at last. This year it’s a welcome sight, not only for the skiers, but for the townspeople who have been under a “Boil Water Advisory” off and on for weeks, due to the heavy rainfall and flooding.…

Hiking the Wild

Originally posted on Writing the Wild:
“We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. for it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures a part of the geography of hope.”           …

The Changing Seasons, October 2016

Originally posted on Zimmerbitch:
Perched on a rock above the Tasman Sea, one of the colony of gannets currently nesting at Muriwai, New Zealand. Image: Su Leslie, 2016 Perhaps it’s the improving weather, but October has definitely been a more active month than I’ve had recently — dodgy knee notwithstanding. Early morning, Greenhithe Wharf. Image:…

A Photo a Week Challenge: A Magical Sunrise

Originally posted on decocraftsdigicrafts:
Good morning from a cloudy spring day here in Hastings. Nancy has the perfect challenge for me this morning.  Sunrises.  I have literally thousands of sunrise photos.  But here are my favourites.  Driving down in the middle of winter to Otane means I get to see the most amazing sunrises.  On this…

Online Diary?

Hey guys, So you’re probably looking at the title confused because well, who does online diary entry’s? Let me clear it all up for you. I’m not actually going to do the whole ‘Dear Diary, today I blah, blah, blah’ because well, I’m not 12 anymore. What this post is about, is that I am…

Packs for your Back

Originally posted on Strange News from Another Star:
They’re not kidding when they say the second trimester is super awesome and you have energy and you just get socked in the third. I feel I’ve been run ragged the last few weeks, and as a result, have hardly accrued any #content for blogs! To my…

Tahoe SUP 11 YoFit trade

Originally posted on Yoga City:
Our NEW inflatable YOFIT trade was created specifically for the popular movement of practicing Yoga on a standup paddle board Surfboards are not optimized for SUP Yoga but the specific shape and features of the YOFIT trade is the solution Innovation abounds on the YOFIT trade featuring fitness attachment rsquo…

My Travel Side Kick – The Backpack

I have been on the look out for a travel backpack that wouldn’t weigh me down and that keeps me organized while on the go. I was so sick of being that person at the airport who had to search through their bag to find my passport, liquids bag and basically everything that’s required while…

Why travel blogs are POP! and never Flop.

Originally posted on Adlcrzn:
Me and my cousin having fun at Bulusan lake, Sorsogon For most people, you can think that to TRAVEL is as equal as the words, Splurge, Expensive or Leisure time.  By reading travel blogs and Inflight magazines you’d wonder with questions, How do they do that? How much is their budget…

How To Pack For Backpacking

Originally posted on Indulge Without Bulge:
This summer, my boyfriend and I decided to embark on a crazy, travel adventure! We decided on Europe as our destination, where the goal was to see and experience as much as we possibly could over the months while we were there. We had both been to Europe before, so we…

How I travelled 5 Countries in One Day

After fighting my way through Berlin’s jungle of public transportation, I found myself in a Chinese teahouse unable to decide between a “Golden Monkey”, the “Tear of a Dragon” and the “Mist of a Mountain”. I believe that the best way to find the deepest appreciation of a place is staying a while to create…

My Grandkids Are Still Cuter Than Yours

Originally posted on The Crawdad Hole:
I’m not saying yours ain’t cute, I’m just saying that mine are cuter. I told my kids they need to produce another girl to even things up but they just look at me like I’m crazy. This is an open thread.

Cute church on Ischia

Originally posted on Bagni di Lucca and Beyond:
In spring this year we spent a couple of days on gorgeous Ischia, one of the islands in the spectacular Bay of Naples. Our lovely friends Stephanie and Paul took us on a tour of the island on a rickety bus which hurtled around the narrow road…

Of Kittens and Cuteness

Originally posted on A Farm Girl's Life:
Calm down, calm down, guys. I can’t type when you’re squealing like that. XD All right, all right, I’ll show you the pictures. (Note: most of these pictures are edited because kittens are just a teensy bit hard to photograph sometimes. 😉 ) Ahem. We shall start with our…

Baler Foodspotting

Originally posted on Eat.Pray.Love.Travel:
One of the things that will make me want to go back to Baler is FOOD!!! Here’s the lists of mouth-watering Baler foods  : Kusina Luntian Kusina Luntian is a hidden restaurant (literally), we had hard time finding it because the signage is covered with plants’ leaves.I thought…

Fooding with the foodies…

Originally posted on G's :
Aware of my interest both professional and personal in the exploration of food Amman has to offer, a friend recommended an article by StepFeed that listed the top 5 Ammani food bloggers. Inspired by their posts, I contacted these bloggers asking for advice and tips on dining in the city.…

“Respect your elders and betters”

Originally posted on TLP:
Hebrews 2:10-13 I commented on this passage yesterday (Too Amazing); it’s a passage in which we see very clearly that in Christ, we are members of God’s family, brothers and sisters of Jesus Himself, co-heirs with Him to everything. Indeed, this is a concept which is amazing indeed. There is so…

Healthy Chinese elders

Originally posted on Marta lives in China:
One thing about China that never fails to impress me is how physically active retired people are. In Spain, old people are known for sitting in parks, maybe walking around slowly and conversing animatedly, and the only sport they do is playing petanque. Because playing dominoes and cards doesn’t…

The Hardest Part Of Parenting Is Agreeing How To Parent

Originally posted on My Midlife Mayhem:
When we were in London a few months ago, we listened to LBC, a talk radio station where current news topics are raised and listeners call in to voice their opinions.  ? One of the topics was about the LGBT community and how universities are providing halls of residence…

My Parenting Philosophy in Three Words

Originally posted on Becoming Cliche:
Maybe I’m not such a great parent after all. My parenting philosophy can be summed up in three words. “Keep Expectations Low.” I need that on a t-shirt. Because I’ve never taken them on vacation (Go ahead and judge me. I am TERRIBLE!), I don’t have to do much to…

Is Peaceful Parenting Actually Permissive Parenting?

Originally posted on Kate Orson:
”So peaceful parenting, is that when parents are nice to their children all the time, even when they are acting out and misbehaving? That sounds a bit permissive to me.” I have heard variations on this statement many times, and yes, sometimes, being ‘nice’ to our children can be permissive, and…