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Poetry from A to Z *
(* NaPoWriMo + Blogging from A to Z Challenge)

A is for… Articulation
~ by Laurel Regan [click to continue…]

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Photo A Day Challenge – March 15-31, 2015

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First off, apologies to anyone who stopped in at Alphabet Salad today in hopes of seeing a Tangled Tuesday post. Since I’ve dedicated the entire month of April to NaPoWriMo and the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (read more here!), I decided to suspend [click to continue…]

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#MicroblogMondays 31 – Inspirational Quotes

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Today I was inspired by Mel’s #MicroblogMondays 31 post, so decided to piggyback on her thoughts and share a handful of my own favourite inspirational quotes here on Alphabet Salad. Hope you enjoy… and hope you are inspired! [click to continue…]

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Today’s Gratitude List + April 2015 Gratitude Linkup

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Yes, I do realize that it’s not quite April yet – but since it’ll be here before next Sunday, I thought today would be a good time to start a fresh new gratitude linkup for the fresh new month that’s peeking at us from just around the corner.
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Blogging from A to Z + NaPoWriMo 2015

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If you happened to be hanging around Alphabet Salad last year around this time, you might remember that I participated in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge by Tangling from A to Z. (And if you weren’t here back then, do check out the posts – they were [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Intense

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The picture I chose for today’s Photo Friday challenge prompt of “Intense” fits the criteria in a couple of different ways – first, due to the intensity of the sky in the photo, but also because of the intense debate and controversy surrounding the [click to continue…]

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Throwback Thursday: Toys & Games

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I‘m pretty sure that no matter what differences may exist between us in terms of our ages, backgrounds, or cultures, we would all agree that toys and games of some sort or another were an essential and prominent part of our childhood years. [click to continue…]

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Wildcard Wednesday No. 10

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For whatever reason, ever since yesterday evening and right through most of today I’ve kept having to remind myself that no, it’s NOT Thursday, but rather only Wednesday. Does that ever happen to you? Anyway, now that I’ve set myself straight [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 45

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Welcome! In spite of a schedule that turned out to be far busier than I had originally anticipated, I still managed to squeeze in a TON of tangling this past week – so today’s Tangled Tuesday post is full to bursting with all sorts of fun stuff. Hope you enjoy! [click to continue…]

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#MicroblogMondays 30 – Truth in advertising?

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This weekend kind of got away from me. (Seriously, there are NOT enough hours in the day – can someone please DO something about that?!) Plus I’ve been running around all over town today and my feet are sore and I’m ready to crash on the couch [click to continue…]

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Today’s Gratitude List + March 2015 Gratitude Linkup

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How was your week? Mine has been great – not really due to any one thing or special happening (unless you count the first day of Spring and/or the complete departure of that lingering cold!), but just generally positive, and that fact is at the top of my [click to continue…]

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251 Things That Make Me Happy

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For several years now I’ve maintained my own personal Happy List, first to acknowledge and affirm and then to remind myself of life’s beauty, richness, and blessings. I hope that by sharing some of the items on my list I will inspire you to slow down for [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Spring

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One year ago we were experiencing a long, cold, snowy winter that just seemed to drag on and on and on with no apparent end in view… so when “On my mind” showed up as one of the Photo A Day Challenge prompts last March, the first thing that popped [click to continue…]

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Throwback Thursday: Childhood Television Nostalgia

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We didn’t get a whole lot of television channels when I was growing up way back in the 1970s (yes, I really am THAT old!), but my early childhood favourite TV shows included Sesame Street, Mr. Dressup, The Friendly Giant, Little House on the Prairie, [click to continue…]

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Wildcard Wednesday No. 9

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I just realized that after dealing with that darn cold for more than a month, I haven’t needed to break out the cough drops even ONCE for days now – in fact, it might even be around a week or so since I had the last one. I say YAY to that (as will, I’m sure, the friends [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 44

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

A warm welcome to this week’s Tangled Tuesday post, along with wishes for a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you! I have a whole bunch of fun (and even some holiday-green-inspired) tangling goodies to share with you, so let’s get on with another [click to continue…]

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#MicroblogMondays 29 – If we met for coffee

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If we met for coffee, I would tell you all about the fun I had last week with a friend of mine when we were “seat fillers” at a dress rehearsal concert and taping by The Tenors for their upcoming PBS special. I would share some interesting tidbits about [click to continue…]

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Today’s Gratitude List + March 2015 Gratitude Linkup

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My post is a little late, delayed because of my preoccupation with the oh-so-exciting happening that’s right up at the top of today’s gratitude list: an afternoon nap with one of the skylights open – yes! – to fresh, warm air and birdsong. Tease or not, [click to continue…]

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Photo A Day Challenge – March 1-14, 2015

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March has been lots of fun in the photo-taking department (at least so far!). I’ve enjoyed stretching my brain to come up with creative ways to respond to some of the prompts, and have been really pleased with how several of my photos turned out. [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Mountain

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Several years ago – way back in the winter of 2009, to be exact – Peter and I traveled on Via Rail from Vancouver, BC to Jasper, Alberta, where we spent a few days that included Christmas at the beautiful Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. [click to continue…]

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