Wordle # 186 – Man in the Mirror

Coloring Outside the Lines

Week 177

1. Twist

2. Smirk

3. Visitor

4. Process

5. Transfix

6. Compunction (n.)) afeelingofuneasinessoranxietyoftheconsciencecausedbyregret fordoingwrongorcausingpain;contrition;remorse.

7. Updraft

8. Octagonal

9. Profane

10. Wabi Sabi- In traditional Japanese aesthetics, Wabi-sabi (侘寂) is a world view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection.[2] The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”.[3] It is a concept derived from the Buddhist teaching of the three marks of existence (三法印sanbōin), specifically impermanence (無常mujō), suffering (ku) and emptiness or absence of self-nature ().

11. Urge

12. Wednesday

Use at least 10 of the words to create a story or poem

The words can appear in an alternate form

Use the words in any…

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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

No Wasted Ink

no-wasted-ink-writers-links-logoMonday is my favorite day because of Writer Links.  There is a great deal of information available to help us become better writers and that I appreciate that I live in an age where knowledge is easily obtained.  Wisdom is a little harder to see, but we keep trying. Enjoy this week’s offerings.  Let me know which article is your favorite!

5 Things to Consider Before Writing

A Sci-Fi Dragon Dystopia à la Jane Austen

Why Your Friend with a Creative Job Isn’t the Village Idiot


Writing a Novel With Too Many Options

Nuclear Radiation for Writers

How PLR works and why it’s important

4 Ways for Writers to Become Better Readers

The Memoir: Why YOUR Story is Better than Snookie’s

How To Write Characters With PTSD

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Clutter And Swamp Reflections


Swamp landscape photography 101, don’t shoot wide. Close focus subjects only. Too much clutter and scenery competing for your eye.

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That said here I publish some wide cypress and swamp images. Standing there you are convinced the perfect photo is right there.

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The locations are beautiful.

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I keep trying because some people (like me until I moved) will never see anything like this. And…it may be gone forever…

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This Week’s Challenges: February 11 – 17 (OWPC, WW & CYW)

Tourmaline .

Week 7 is here!

Check out the announcement/homepage and get your name on the participant list here: http://tourmalinenow.com/2017/12/13/color-your-world-120-days-of-crayola-2018-year-3/

Color your world is a 4 month long daily blogging challenge event. Each day has a new color theme based on a crayon color in Crayola’s box of 120 crayons. The challenge runs January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018. The week’s colors will be announced via my ‘This Week’s Challenges’ posts each Sunday and you’ll have the following week to respond to those 7 colors as you choose. Post, daily, weekly, or anything in between.

Your contribution can come in any form – art, poetry, flash fiction, a tale of a miscellaneous memory – anything, the only caveat – it has to be inspired by the color of the day. You can join in every single day or simply post at your leisure.

Comment back on the weekly challenge post with…

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Valentines Heart Cookies

Happy Valentines 💕💖💘❣️💟💛🧡💙💗❤️💚💜💓💝😍😘

Spread love…… not only on Valentine’s Day but every moments to your love ones . And this valentines treat I shared is very easy to make…. I used a almond cookie, some fondant, royal icing , edible disco dust…..

Ingredients:For the Almond Cookie:

  • 3 cup plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp pure almond extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 egg

For the Decoration:

  • 100 grams red fondant
  • 50 grams white fondant
  • 1/2 cup royal icing
  • Some edible disco dust


  1. To make the almond cookie; in a bowl combine flour and baking powder and set aside, then in other bowl cream the butter and sugar using handmixer until pale color and creamy then add the egg and almond extract mix well to combine then gradually add the flour mixture mix until form a soft dough, wrap with the plastic wrap…

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Share Your World – February 12, 2018

Cee's Photography

Are you a practical jokester?

Who cuts your hair?  You, a friend, or professional.

Did you have a stuffed animal when you were a kid, if so what kind?

What did you appreciate or what made you smile this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

Even though I oftentimes will add photos to my answers, it is not a requirement to participate in Share your World.

To view older version of Share Your World (SYW), click here.

If you adore challenges as much as I do, please check out WordPress’s Blog Event Listing for other challenges.

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I will post four different questions each week for you to answer.  There are two ways which you can participate.

  1. Create a SYW  post.  Then post the link to your blog in my comment box or leave your answers in the comments…

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