Love Is In Da Blog:Loved Places

Bee  at  Just  fooling  around  at  Bee said  : 

Have you ever imagined to go to a place in a book or outer space? Somewhere fantastical that you know you never will get to, but it’s just so sweet to imagine what might happen?

So today we travel to fantastical destinations: celebrate your imaginary destination

We celebrate fellow humans and things we love, and so a celebration is part of “Love Is In Da Blog”. Maybe you are not the imaginary type? Then write about a place of your choosing. I wrote about something entirely different. You know, all your creativity is welcomed here at #LoIsInDaBl.

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My Secret Place.

The  endless lapping  of  the  sea, on silver moonlit sand

Is where  I  long  to be  when all  grows more  than I  can stand.

Castle  ruins to  be  my  shelter  with ghosts  to  be  my  company

To  watch  the  stars  sail through  the  skies setting  my  spirits

Sunset  and  sunrise

Seen from my castle on high

Is  where my  troubled  heart flies.

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Love Is In Da Blog: Wordless Wednesday

Bee at Just Fooling Around With Bee said :It is the last week of #LoIsInDaBl, and I wondered what could be the wordless post.

The best I could come up with was:

Share a photo you love

I think an open prompt is right to let our creative child play along. Maybe this gives you some ideas for March to write and blog about. But, of course, you do not need to follow this prompt. Write as much or as less as you want to you. Share lots of photo’s or none. It is entirely up to you how you want to go about today’s “Wordless Again”.
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Love Is In Da Blog, Mindful Monday

Bee at Just Fooling Around With Bee said: Allow yourself to sit or lay down. Have music on that you like or a candle or even some lovely essential oils and then just be. Breath out. Breathe in. Let the tension and everything go and imagine the word LOVE in huge letters.

Keep on breathing and when you feel like it get up and write down what came to mind.

So for tomorrow the prompt is

A mindful exercise

which you have already done and you may let us know what you learned in your post.

As always: You can but you do not need to follow the prompt. Feel free to create whatever floats your blog 🙂

If you want to link your post to Colleen’s “Mindful Monday ~ Healthy Living

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Ears closed  to  nonessential sound  eyes  closed against  the  world

The fractals  of  light  and  colour  open my  mind  to  senses  unfurled.

Drifting and  floating, protected  by peace  and  love in a soft  cocoon

I leave  my  body  in this  quite room as I  drift away  past  stars and  the moon.

 

Leaving  the  cares of  the  everyday  far  below far  behind

To  mountains, blue skies I escape the dark  recesses of my  mind

Ears closed  to  nonessential sound  eyes  closed against  the  world

The fractals  of  light  and  colour  open my mind  to  senses  unfurled.

 

 

 

Love Is In Da Blog: Song Lyric Sunday

Bee at  Just Fooling Around  With Bee said : Can I make it short today? Because I am off to the beach ;-)Song Lyric Sunday & #LoveIsInDaBlog for 21Feb16

A Song you loved as a child  Enjoy! 🙂   So  let’s  Join up  with  Helen  Espinosa   at  This Life One  Word  At A Time.  For  her  Song  Lyric  Sunday.
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So  Bee  has  asked us  for  loved  songs  from our  childhood. Well  I was  very  much  younger than  my  brothers  and  sisters I can remember  their  music  being played  all over  the  house  on  the  old  grey  and  red Dansette  record  player.

There was Pat Boon, Elvis, Johnny  Mathis,  Buddy Holly, Matt Munro and  a  blond guy  from  London , in fact Acton Town  which  was  about  four  miles  up  the  road  from  where  we lived . That  was  Adam Faith and I  fell in  love  with his  voice  and  then  as I  grew older  with him!

It was  by  next  brother  who  loved  Adam Faith  and  Buddy  Holly and  both of  them  s  much  but  it  is  Adam Faith  who  made  the  biggest  impression  on  me  as a  child  !

My  most  favourite  song  was  Who  am I ! My  favourite  Line ?  easy:  ” Never again to sit and cry, Who Am I, Who Am I. I’ll tell my heart this time it’s really true.. I’ll tell no  I’m Mr  mighty  high  and  your  the  reason  why,  aye  aye  aye  the  ask  me  who  am I?

Adam Faith Who Am I? Lyrics

Who Am I , Who Am I

A thousand times they ask why, Who Am I, Who am I.
That I should dare to fall in love with you.
I never meant to aim so high, Who Am I Who Am I.
Well now I ask you what am I to do.

Am I supposed to sit and cry, Who Am I, Who Am I,
To tell my heart this is’nt really true.
I’ll tell no lies, I’m mister mighty high.
And you’re the reason why they ask me, Who Am I

No longer no one,
Because I’m your one,
That makes me someone,
And this I know who am I without you.

Never again to sit and cry, Who Am I, Who Am I.
I’ll tell my heart this time it’s really true.

I’ll tell no lies, I’m mister mighty high.
And you’re the reason why they ask me, Who Am I.
Who Am I Who Am I.

Adam Faith Lyrics
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Love Is In Da Blog, Stream of Consciousness Saturday, Contradiction, love letters,

It  is  Saturday  again  so  Bee at  Just  Fooling  Around With Bee said : So today’s prompt is:

Love letters

Use it in any way you want to. Just one word, both words, in other meanings, an anagram, photo, story, poetry, non-fiction…. ~ go wild!

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Just write with this prompt or head over to Linda’s “Stream of Consciousness Saturday” and be inspired by her. Or even more exciting: combine both 🙂.

Now that gives you a little choice 😉

Linda at  A Life in  progress said: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “contraction.”  Make the first word of your post a contraction. For extra points make the last word one too. Have fun!quickly
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Found,lost love letters hidden in plain sight.
Under the bookcase tied up with string.
When spotted her heart took flight.
Grabbing them quickly, her nerves went ping.

Dear Rebecca the first one read
I miss you , I need you by my side
Rebecca? she repeated, eyes wide
Shock, her name was, Cloe instead.

Not wanting to, yet desparate to know
She devowering every word, felt sick
Each reference to kiss or touch a blow.
Every endearment in her throat did stick

Good job, she mused, that he was gone
If still alive his life would not be worth a song
It was coming back to her now
His secretary was Rebecca skinny Sow!
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Love Is In Da Blog:Loved Blogs

Bee at Just Fooling Around With Bee said: Fridays will all be about blog love. Celebrate a blog or just a post, that you love. That can be one of yours or someone else’s. It can be a blog about love or just a blog you love. As long as you give it some credit and share it with us it will be fine! This is also a great possibility to use the WordPress reblog button.

Please show us all those exciting blogs or posts that you love!

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Oh! It is Friday again and I find Fridays task very hard! Because there are so many amazing blogs out there that I love. I just don’t want anyone to feel left out!  So here we go again decision time.
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So  this  week   let  me  introduce you  to  Bear  at  Bearspawprint An  old  woman  getting older,  her  words  not mine!

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BEARSPAWPRINT

I’ve been known by other names, but I am both Agawela and Bear, for now, and Bearspawprint is the sign that am leaving.

Bearspawprint is as a  shadow, a passing wind whispering words, a memory almost composed

Now and again I feel an urge to dance that youthful life dance, but really it is more nostalgia for the joy that comes when wonder flows and surges and requires expression.

I’ve been greatly blessed in this life.  I’ve been allowed to have adventures, see beautiful places, meet amazing people, hear incredible musicians, participate in joyous experiences, and care for children, experience love.  Once in while I am able to transcend my sorry mess of a self, and be free … and some of the rest of the time I can pretend.

Agawela … Bear
Updated … 04.10.2015

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All ending is same
Only paths are different
All paths lead to One
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When I  first  met  Bear I  was in  a dark place  and  she recognized  this. In her  calm and  caring way  she  drew  me out  and  encouraged  me  to  experiment  and  expand  myself. Her  musical tastes  are  truly  eclectic an  she has  introduced  me  to  so  much.

Bear  has such  an open  mind  she has  listened  to  and  enjoyed  some of  my  musical  tastes  too! A few  years  back  Bear   encouraged  a  few of  us  to  join her in  what  started off  as  weekly  Music  themes we  all  enjoyed  and  stretched ourselves  here is  one  of  Bears   most  beautiful post  Death  and Rebirth   please  do  go  and  feast  your  eyes  and ears!

 

Then  there  are  bear’s  fabulous  conversations  with  Bump onna Log. Here is  how  Bear   explains this  section.

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUMP ONNA LOG  is composed of quotes from a composite group of not so fictitious persons. I will use actual quotes without permission. The BUMP ONNA LOG persona is composed of male, female, old, young, personally known, and merely overheard. No one will be personally identified. It may be that you will recognize some of these bits of dialogue and/or comments. If I quote “Bear”, mostly likely I really did say what I credit myself with saying, but maybe I didn’t.  I am sure there are those who would debate my recall.  If I misquote anyone, it is entirely my own fault, and maybe I did it on purpose, or even by accident.  *******************

and  here is  a sample.

5. CONVERSATIONS WITH BUMP ONNA LOG

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BEAR:   Bump Onna Log, I forgive you….
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BUMP ONNA LOG:   What for? I didn’t do anything.
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BEAR:   … and I forgive you for not apologizing …
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BUMP ONNA LOG:   Just forget it. It’s water under the bridge.
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Bear:   I would feel a little bit better though, if you did apologize and …
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BUMP ONNA LOG:   But there’s nothin’ for me to be sorry for. I didn’t do anything to be sorry about.
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Bear:    I forgive you anyway ..
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BUMP ONNA LOG:    I wasn’t aware that I did anything … You just exaggerate everything! You never listen to a word I say! (turning and starting to walk away) Mutter, mutter, mumble, heifer, mumble…
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BEAR:    (hurrying to catch up and get in line of sight) I’m sorry, I was trying to listen, but I just didn’t hear what you said when you turned your back and walked away. Were you talking to me?
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BUMP ONNA LOG:   What’s the use of even trying, you don’t ever pay attention, and that’s all your imagination!!
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BEAR:   But I do want to know what you want to say to me.
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BUMP ONNA LOG:    I don’t want to say anything! Now quit throwing it in my face! I told you, that is all your imagination. Bygones are bygones. Let it alone! There is just no pleasing you! (Turns to walk in a different direction) mutter mutter … I have to … mutter mutter… mutter work … mutter put up with … mumble …. inaudible
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BEAR:    Do you want me to know what you are saying?  I  am able to  hear a word hear /here   (starts to giggle) and here …..
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BUMP ONNA LOG:  You always make an argument out of everything ….

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Bear  also  has  a rare  talent  for  drawing  and  painting see  here 

Well don’t  take  my  word  for it  go  and visit her  wonderful Blog

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Love Is In Da Blog:Places We Love; Nonet

Bee at  Just fooling around  with Bee  said :On Thursdays, we travel and this week we really go for it: Countries we love . It does not need to be a country you have been to. Maybe you plan to go to your dream destination, or maybe you know you will never go there. But beware: next weeks will be about “fantastical places we love”. Of course you can go wild and do something entirely different. No matter what: share a photo, a story, a poem, a drawing, a travel report, travel information….. anything goes on #LoIsInDaBl but preferably something about LOVE! 🙂

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ANTIGUA

Hot sun,hot sand and warm azure sea

Friendly  smiles, hosts kind as can be .

So relax and have some fun

Calm, quiet no need to  run

At night count the stars

Reggae music Bars

Memories

Antigua

Joy

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Love Is In Da Blog: Wordless Wednesday Familiars

Today is Wednesday and Bee at Just Fooling Around with Bee said: I have prompted you to think about many aspects of love so far but one topic I have left out entirely. Maybe because right now we only have fish as a pet. Hopefully, soon we can invite a new dog though into our lives. But first things first: move and then we’ll see.
So today’s Wordless #LoIsInDaBl prompt is: Pets, familiars, animal spirits we love!
It doesn’t need to be a pet that you deposit in your wordless post. It can just be an animal you like, the familiar you live with, an animal spirit who guides you, your neighbours dog who cheers you up or the neighbours cat. Or you just put a photo up that you love or that you connect with love. Or please feel free to do something entirely different. You know #LoIsInDaBl is about creative freedom. Feel free to let your creative energy go wild!

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Love Is In Da Blog: Teaser Tuesday

Well today is Tuesday and Bee at Just Fooling Around With Bee said:Taken from A Daily Rhythm)

As for today’s topic for #LoIsInDaBl:

A teaser from a classic love story (with or without broken hearts)

Let’s go sophisticated and remember what we were told to read in school. Or if you are a lover of classic literature then by all means share what you are reading now. Of course, you do not need to follow this prompt nor the Teaser Tuesday meme. Just write, draw, photograph, sing, dance, paint, crochet….. you get the gist …. about LOVE!

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I am sorry  I  did  not  warm to  the Brontes, Charlotte, Emily  or Anne

I managed  to  side  step  them at  school and  to  be honest  I  still  am.

Poor Elizabeth Gaskell   I also  gave  her  the  swerve

She  wrote  some  famous books  so I  know I  have  some  nerve!

Shakespeare sent  me to  sleep  though I agree his plots were good

His  sonnets  sometimes  took  my  eye though  not  as much  as  they  should!

Now give me Hans Anderson  and  his  fairy tales and  the  Brothers  Grimm

Their stories  really captured my  heart and  that’s where  Da Love comes in!

Then  Tolkien  and  and C.S. Lewis   helped my  imagination fly

I think the  classics are  not  for  me, you may  be  asking  why

Fairies, Elves, Vampires, Warewolves and  heroes are  what I desire

The  otherly  and  fantasy  have  always been what sets my  soul on  fire!!

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“Once a King in Narnia, always a King in Narnia. But don’t go trying to use the same route twice. Indeed, don’t try to get there at all. It’ll happen when you’re not looking for it. And don’t talk too much about it even among yourselves. And don’t mention it to anyone else unless you find that they’ve had adventures of the same sort themselves. What’s that? How will you know? Oh, you’ll know all right. Odd things, they say-even their looks-will let the secret out. Keep your eyes open. Bless me, what do they teach them at these schools.”
-The Professor”
C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

 

“To the sea, to the sea! The white gulls are crying,
The wind is blowing, and the white foam is flying.
West, west away, the round sun is falling,
Grey ship, grey ship, do you hear them calling,
The voices of my people that have gone before me?
I will leave, I will leave the woods that bore me;
For our days are ending and our years failing.
I will pass the wide waters lonely sailing.
Long are the waves on the Last Shore falling,
Sweet are the voices in the Lost Isle calling,
In Eressea, in Elvenhome that no man can discover,
Where the leaves fall not: land of my people forever!”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

 

There I  think  I  just  winged  this one.   😉

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Love Is In Da Blog :Do you love mindfulness

Well here  we  are  into  3rd  week  of  Love Is In  Da Blog and  Bee at  Just Fooling Around  With Bee said : Today I want to keep it simple. Or maybe it is not simple if you haven’t come into contact with “Mindfulness” so far.

Before I go to today’s prompt I want to quote Colleen over at “Silverthreading” who gives us the brilliant “Mindful Monday ~ Healthy Living” meme: ” I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to live in the present.”

I think that is a brilliant description of what Mindfulness might mean.

So today’s prompt is

Do you love Mindfulness?

Some food for thought here even though it does not directly fit in with Colleens “Healthy Living” topic.

Now my friends go and get your thinking boots on 😉

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Stop, close  your  eyes  and listen  to  world  as it  speeds by

Take  time  to look in to  your  mind, hear  your  spirit see it  fly.

Feel  the  sun , let it’s  warmth touch  you, heal  you

Believe in your  inner  strength  you it  will tell you  what  to  do!

 

You are special  you  are  unique  You  must  love  yourself

Be  good  to  yourself  and those you  love, this is  the  way of inner  health.

Be  mindful , cherish mindfulness set yourself  free

Love the world, hear it’s words  understand earths  ways, be  free.

 

Stop, close  your  eyes  and listen  to  world  as it  speeds by

Take  time  to look in to  your  mind, hear  your  spirit see it  fly.

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