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 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 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 19: Three

The writer has three sources: imagination, observation, and experience. William Faulkner Perhaps good things do come in threes, but you don’t usually plan for three-some photos. They just happen. In fact, you most often don’t realize you’ve photographed three of anything until you look back at the pictures and find — to your amazement — […]

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Discover Prompt 9: Pairs at Pawleys

Almost every morning during our one short week vacation at Pawleys Island, South Carolina, I get up before dawn and walk down to the beach. Sometimes I sit on the pilings. Sometimes I stroll and look for seashells, shark teeth and whatever else has washed ashore. Sometimes I just stare at the heavens while colors […]

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Discover Prompt 8: Curve

In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. Edgar G. Bulwar-Lytton Curves are natural. Curves are graceful. And curves pull us in to places so we can get a closer look or experience what’s around the bend. Curves, however, aren’t always desirable. During this time of CoVid-19, we’re all trying to #flatten the […]

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Discover Prompt 5: Dish

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. Anthony Robbins We weren’t expecting satellite dishes in Fes, Morocco. But there they were. Filling the rooftop landscape one round white dish at a time. Forming spherical connections atop layers of centuries-old buildings. Reaching out to the world and […]

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Discover Prompt 4: Street

I won’t say Mykonos is the only town in Greece to have signature white/gray narrow, wobbly streets, but it’s the one we remember for an early walk on a rain-soaked morning. We had to look where we were going: slick white paint around gray cobblestones made our walk a little more treacherous as we tried […]

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