Sounds of Autumn

Writing Challenge: September 23, 2018 Prompt Inspiration: What does Autumn sound like?   A bare branch taps at my window in the light breeze. I hear cars speeding by- wheels rolling, breaks catching, and horns honking on the boulevard below. Children laugh and talk loudly as they wait for a school bus at the stop … Continue reading Sounds of Autumn

Fall Favorites

Writing Challenge: September 15, 2018 Prompt: What are some of the best things about fall? The Food: Warm, creamy soups, and heaty, hot meats. Delicious, filling vegetables. Crisp apples, sweet pears, and tart cranberries. Delicious, fragrant spices, sweet, chewy treats, hearty and enriching holiday meats, breads, and side-dishes. The colors: Reds, oranges, yellows, browns, sand, … Continue reading Fall Favorites

Taste of Autumn

Writing Challenge: September 17, 2018 Prompt: What does Autumn taste like? Autumn has all the best foods. The flavors, the taste: warm, hearty, sweet, and spicy. The season tastes like cinnamon, nutmeg and toasted brown sugar. It tastes like roasted garlic, salt, pepper, and hot vegetables. It tastes like fresh-baked yeast, hot, steaming starch, and … Continue reading Taste of Autumn

Aspasia the Mabon Cat

A few weeks back I posted that I was going to be getting an emotional support animal. Well, I finally got one. Autumn Equinox, also known as Mabon, is a Wiccan Holiday marked by celebration of change. As the days turn from hot to cold and from light to dark, Mabon is a holiday dedicated … Continue reading Aspasia the Mabon Cat

Pavement

Writing Challenge: Oct 26, 2017 Prompt: Write about walking down the sidewalk. Describe what you see Cars pass me by as I walk on the smooth, cool, gray pavement. I walk in the shade provided by orange and yellow trees, dropping their leaves and heavy walnuts. I step on their fallen color, a slight crunch … Continue reading Pavement

Bon Fire

Writing Challenge: Sept 22, 2017 Prompt: Write something inspired by the saying "Where there's smoke there's fire." A thin line of gray smoke swirled in the light breeze. I could see it from down the road, even before I saw the cheerful flames. “Where there is smoke, there’s fire” I though as I drove up … Continue reading Bon Fire

Rock Canyon at Sunset

*Photo taken by me: October 8, 2017* The Rocky Mountains are young, rough and wild. The way the stone jut out of the ground, violently and forcefully, takes the breath away. At sunset in Utah Valley, the last rays of the westward sun lights up the rocky surface, painting the uneven facades bright gold. This, … Continue reading Rock Canyon at Sunset

Autumn

*First Day of School! First Day of School!* *This also inspired a similar poem, which I will post later today, when I'm not in class* Writing Challenge: April 9, 2017 Prompt: Write about your favorite Season Autumn puts me in a cheery, magical frame of mind. The warm colors of the leaves against the cool … Continue reading Autumn