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Talking with Letters

 

 

Talking with Letters

The night my blog was named…

It was between winter and spring. Day had ended. The evening was becoming...
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Transformed Discovery

Poetry Friday : February 24, 2017. Transformed Discovery The pen of a poet is chanting a tale of bright stars glowing above the lost land complete with belching geysers, gurgling mud pots and simmering pools— transformed discovery on a magical summer night © 2017...

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Empty Echoes

Poetry Friday : February 17, 2017. With the flourish of a pen, they rewrite the narrative, leaving us an empty echo, an artifact of memory, more porcelain than human, forever a plug in the cylinder of truth — those pseudo skeptics. © 2017 Alice Nine Question: Who are...

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Color with Me

Poetry Friday : February 10, 2017. The other day, my four-year-old granddaughter gave me an invitation: "Color with me, Gramma." Her sweet invitation, her enjoyment of the art of coloring, her love for new crayon boxes with no less than 24 colors -- it all set me to...

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All Done Talking

Tuesday Slice of Life : February 21, 2017. My morning began with thoughts that turned into a poem. When from slumber I awaken, I will embrace the newness of this day. I will ponder issues of life before a fog of routines blurs my thinking. I will listen to my heart...

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An Afternoon Moment

Tuesday Slice of Life : February 14, 2017. The day has been full of loose ends begging for my attention, interfering with my work on the things I had prioritized, the tasks I'd numbered this morning in my bullet journal. I'm working in what is called a garden room--a...

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Words with -mb

Phonics : Question No 170207. "Could you explain the mb at the end of lamb?" -mb (as in lamb) is a consonant team for the sound /m/. I suppose we could teach it as a phonogram, much like we teach the phonogram gn (as in sign). However, unlike gn which occurs in about...

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A Habit, Writing, Technology, and Winning

Celebrate This Week : February 18, 2017. I celebrate changing a habit and feeling luxurious: The Coffee Carafe. We do so many things by habit and don't even realize it. My coffee makers have always had a glass carafe with a warmer plate. So always, forever, as long as...

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Five Significant Happenings

Celebrate this Week : February 11, 2017. What does it mean to celebrate? Webster writes, celebrate  |ˈseləˌbrāt|  verb [ with obj. ] 1 publicly acknowledge (a significant or happy day or event) with a social gathering or enjoyable activity I am hereby publicly...

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Sentence Maps No.170206

A simple declarative sentence is the building block of all composition. Simple Sentence Maps, Set 2. Monday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Putter wanted a cat. 1. There isn't a preposition. 2. Find the verb and put a red heart around it. The finite verb is the heart of every...

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