Tangled Tuesday No. 54

Whew… this has been a busy, busy, BUSY week of tangling – FAR busier than normal! Why? Well, when I read in the latest Zentangle® newsletter that the 2016 schedule for CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher) training will be announced in about a month from now, I decided that I am going to sign up for […] The post Tangled Tuesday No ....more

Today’s Gratitude List + July 2015 Gratitude Linkup

Happy, happy weekend! The sun is shining brightly today after a stormy yesterday, and the world outside my window looks all fresh and clean and brand-spanking new. I’m so glad you stopped by to share some gratitude today – welcome! ...more

Photo Friday: Summer

One of the first visible signs that the summer season has officially kicked off in Windsor is a change in the landscape of our riverfront plaza: the arrival of the colourful rides, games of chance, and carnival treat booths of Summerfest. So for today’s Photo Friday challenge prompt of “Summer” I chose a favourite photo […] The post Photo Friday: Summer appeared first on Alphabet Salad ....more

Let’s Party!

I haven’t tackled any of the writing prompts for this month’s NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) challenge theme of Connect recently – but since today’s is a rather fun one, I thought it would be a good opportunity to jump back in. Let’s party! NaBloPoMo July 23 Tell us what makes a party or event […] The post Let’s Party! ...more

On the path to your goal

Pursuit: tackling with enthusiasm the gradual, uphill climb clear of vision, destination, desires energy expended bringing joyful successes earning, receiving, deserving Plateau: taking shortcuts through the same old, same old clouded with fear, risk-aversion, hesitation to commit limited effort producing mediocre results slacking, lacking, disappointing Possibilities: rekindling the fire of inspiration and energy confident in […] The post On the path to your goal appeared first on Alphabet Salad ....more

Tangled Tuesday No. 53

Time for another Tangled Tuesday! Whether you’re an Alphabet Salad and/or Ten Thousand Tangles newbie or a regular reader around these parts, I’m so very glad you’re here to share the joy of tangling with me (and do hope you’ll be back). Welcome! ...more

#MicroblogMondays 47 – When do you finally give up?

When it comes to pursuing success, tackling persistent problems, or chasing dreams, I tend to take the eternally optimistic, keep on trying, “never never never give up” approach, believing that doggedly carrying on even in the face of struggles, roadblocks, or multiple failures WILL eventually lead to fulfillment of my goals. Lately, though, I’ve been […] The post #MicroblogMondays 47 – When do you finally give up? appeared first on Alphabet Salad ....more

Today’s Gratitude List + July 2015 Gratitude Linkup

In some ways it’s been a rather tough few days in my corner of the world, as BlogHer ’15 happened this weekend – but not for me. Friends who’d arrived in New York City early started sharing posts and photos days before the conference even started, and the stream of updates throughout my social media […] The post Today’s Gratitude List + July 2015 Gratitude Linkup appeared first on Alphabet Salad ....more

King of the Castle

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Photo Friday: Landscape 2015

My choice for today’s Photo Friday “Landscape 2015″ challenge prompt was taken at my favourite Windsor park just this past May. It was originally done for a “Sun Flare” prompt, which was a challenge all of its own on an overcast day! I’m really happy with how this one turned out in spite of (or […] The post Photo Friday: Landscape 2015 appeared first on Alphabet Salad ....more