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Monthly Archives: June 2022
Ragtag Daily Prompt: Decry
During the reign of the old King, women of the court were required to wear white cotton gloves at all times. Pirouette hated this stipulation. Cramming her signet ring on her right index finger and her engagement ring on her left hand, as well as fashioning a diamond bracelet around one of her wrists wasContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Decry”
Ragtag Daily Prompt: Apparent
As soon as the Prime Minister entered the Throne Room (also known as the Queen’s Presence Chamber) it was apparent to all that he was not in the best of health. Instead of walking with his back ramrod straight, he was slightly bent over. The rosy color to his cheeks was gone, replaced by aContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Apparent”
Xingfu Mama’s Pull up a Seat Challenge Week 22
For quite some time, I’ve been out of the loop with my favorite photo challenges. We’ve been going through a lot of traumatic changes. On October 8 of last year, my 99-year-old father in law died. I was in the middle of planning the 100th birthday party for this World War II veteran, when IContinue reading “Xingfu Mama’s Pull up a Seat Challenge Week 22”
Cell Pic Sunday: After the Blizzard
Thank you, Cee for directing me to this challenge; that is, Cell Pic Sunday. Now that we are on the verge of another blisteringly hot summer, I thought it would be nice to take a look at the horrors that winter can bring. Cell Pic Sunday is hosted by a gentleman named John Steiner. IContinue reading “Cell Pic Sunday: After the Blizzard”
Hail the Salamander!
Did you know that during the reign of François the First of France, salamanders were a symbol of the monarchy?