SPC: the woman in the tree


Who is this woman with her face of blue?
Was she a princess, pauper or a shrew?
How did she end up in the branches of a tree?
Why are her eyes closed so she is unable to see?

Who placed the purple scarf with sliver stitch?
Was she a loved one, lost friend or a witch?
How did she end up without a body to hold?
Why is her face covered in a dusting of gold?

This, my friend, is your story to tell.
I trust you to write it very well.

Story Photo Challenge

Here are your choices for this photo challenge:

  1. Answer one or more of the questions posed above.
  2. Write a brief story/poem about this woman in the comment box (try to keep it to 150 words).
  3. If you have more to say, feel free to copy this picture and write about it at your blog. You can use any style of writing.  If you choose this challenge, drop me a comment with a link to your post.  There is no time limit on this choice…take the picture and write when you want.

SPC: Mission Impossible

Doves-at-Night_480ALook closely at this picture. Can you see them? There are two Mourning Doves sitting side-by-side in the dark.

Something about their look and the darkness of the picture reminded me of clandestine missions. I think these two are the stars of a new movie called, “Mourning Dove Mission Impossible.”

So, let me set the scene. Imagine one dove in this picture is Mr. Gray, from the Mourning Dove Impossible Mission Force or MD-IMF. The other dove, Ms. Pink Feet is carrying important information about a secret mission.

Challenge One 

Answer the following questions:

What’s the secret mission?

Who will be part of Mr. Gray’s team?

What task will each team member have?

Challenge Two

Write out a conversation between Mr. Gray and Ms. Pink Feet about the impossible mission.

Creativity is the name of game and so, don’t be afraid to make things up, but do keep in mind the idea of the movie Mission Impossible. Have fun:~)

Quickie Questions

  1. What famous star was in the both the TV Star Trek series and in the Mission Impossible series.
  2. Which do you prefer Star Trek or Mission Impossible and why?


You may have noticed my site hasn’t had any recent activity. I had to change blog hosts and knew my site might be down for a short time. In addition, there was a slim possibility of losing information in the transfer. It’s all done now. Cross your fingers everything is hunky-dory:~)

SPC: What Did the Chickens See?

Jim and I visited a farm in Georgia because he needed to buy some meat for one his FSU dinners. It was a fun drive down tiny country roads and through older Southern towns.

The route to the place totally confused the GPS. We got lost a few times, but finally found the farm.

While Jim went to buy the meat, I wandered out to a huge oak tree where a swing hung from one of its gigantic branches.

As I was enjoying the shade, I heard a rooster crowing and found these three. They were all staring intently away from me at something I couldn’t see (and I looked).

Story Photo Challenge

So, this is your challenge today: What did the chickens see?

Story Photo Challenge 2

I’d love it if you wrote a short dialogue between the rooster and his two hens about what they saw:~)

Story Photo Challenge: I See the Moon

I did not adjust the color of the moon in this picture.

Creative Challenge

Write something no more than 150 words about the moon. You can choose to:

1) Write a description of an imaginary moon from another world

2) Write a haiku or a short poem about a moon

3) Make up your own creative challenge (just be sure to mention what your challenge was in the comment box)

Creativity isn’t there today?

Add your favorite moon poem or song. For example, I love an old song my mom used to sing to me. I gave you the lyrics to the main verse because it’s not a short song.

If I knew how to use audio, I’d sing it to you. Then again, maybe you’re glad I don’t know how to use audio on my site:~)

I see the moon

I see the moon, the moon sees me
The moon sees the one that I want to see
God bless the moon and God bless me
And God bless the one that I want to see

P.S. Sorry I’ve been so absent replying to your comments. I have been reading them, but the work paying the bills has been a demanding master as of late. Please forgive me. Hopefully, everything will be back to normal this week :~)