Discover Prompts: And the winner is . . .

As I mentioned in my post Joke/No Joke, I’m proud to say that we successfully posted 30 interpretations of the Discover Prompts in 30 days! And, thanks to you, our readers, we have the top five, most-viewed posts to share with you. As always, we love your comments, links, and likes. 5th Place: Discover Prompt […]

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Discover Prompt 1: Joke/No Joke

When Discover Prompts were first introduced on April 1st, 2020, I just wasn’t ready. I didn’t have a joke to tell, or even an old April Fool’s joke that I used to play on my Dad each year — yes, the ol’ cardboard-in-a-gum-wrapper trick! So, I’ve saved my Joke post ’til last. And then a […]

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Discover Prompt 30: Grateful

The final day for writing based on the one-word Discover Prompts is finally here! And I must say, I’ve enjoyed the exercise of daily writing and trying to find photos to match the themes. Today’s word is Grateful, so here goes. I’m grateful that . . . Elton John has rescheduled his Knoxville concert originally […]

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Discover Prompt 29: List

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey Are you a list-maker? A list-follower? Or a little bit of both? During this time of sheltering in place, we’re slowly but surely (well, sort of) checking off a list of things to do. To complete. To put to […]

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Discover Prompt 28: Focus

Instead of focusing on circumstances that you cannot change – focus strongly and powerfully on the circumstances that you can.” Joy Page When I heard we’d be sheltering in place in Knoxville for a couple of weeks (or more), I remembered a project, stored in a back bedroom closet, that needed attention: a hand-painted needlepoint […]

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Discover Prompt 27: Team

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford For more than fifteen years, we’ve been part of a team — a Habitat Global Village team — that builds houses in international locations. It’s work, of course, but it’s also a rush — working together with people from the […]

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Discover Prompt 26: Hidden

It is hidden but always present. Laozi On display for all to see at The Archeological Museum in Heraklion, Crete, are objects that were once hidden but now found and available to the public. Even so, the origin and meaning are still not fully understood by international scholars, residents of the area, and plain ol’ […]

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Discover Prompt 25: Magic

There is magic, but you have to be the magician. You have to make the magic happen. Sidney Sheldon Nothing was more evident to us as we watched heavy, bulky loads of just about anything get transported on bicycles and motorcycles throughout Vietnam. How in the world could mere mortals stack, pack, and tie down […]

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Discover Prompt 24: Elixir

There are moments when the elixir of life rises to such over−brimming splendor that the soul spills over. Henry Miller I used to sleep in on our vacations to the beach, a luxury for a working mother of two. But that was before I discovered what really happens on beaches before dawn. Nowadays, I need […]

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Discover Prompt 23: Note

The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have. Anna Quindlen We’ve traveled alone, we’ve traveled with groups, and we’ve traveled with guides. And we can truthfully say that all means of seeing a new place are what you make of it, but of special note is what a native […]

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