Tag Archives: Ghost

Color Your World – Aquamarine

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Color Your World – Aquamarine

Color your World: Aquamarine

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  • Aquamarine Crayola
  • Picture I drew of the word in colored in rectangle
  • Painting I did of the word Ghost in aquamarine
  • Color chip
  • Stack of books with aquamarine covers
  • Aquamarine, white & beige cross (made of marbles – wall hanging)

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© 2019 BS

Tell a Story Challenge – Traffic Cop

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Tell a Story Challenge – Traffic Cop

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I want to thank Yinglan for tagging me to do this photo challenge. I’m to take the photo she chose to write something about it, then tag 3 others. You can find Yinglan’s blog here

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This is the photo…

 

Directing traffic was Dave’s passion. He was affectionately called Dave the Director by all the regular drivers who passed by his designated station. Everyone would give him a happy wave, and a cheery hello, day after day.

No one knew the real Dave, the man behind the uniform. No one knew why he would blow his whistle, swish his baton all around, guiding the cars and trucks to their destination without fail, but would never speak to them. Someone got curious and googled his profile information, which led to a touching human interest story in the local papers.

Dave B, esteemed member of this community, and well known traffic policeman, passed away at the age of 35, on January 17, 1992. He was interred in City Cemetery, yet it has been reported that he revisits the scene of his accidental death. His presence is seen at the intersection where he was struck down by a speeding car. It is felt that he resumes his position, to aid drivers now, so there will be no more tragedies, like he experienced. For the last 25 years, there has been no more accidents at that location, because of Dave’s ghost watching over all souls who pass by.

No one knew the real Dave…until they read his obituary.

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My nominees are:

Bee at The Bee Writes

Suze at Suziland too or an Obsolete Childhood

Oneta at Sweet Aroma

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Here’s the photo I chose. There is no obligation to participate…just thought you might enjoy. 🙂

 

 

 

Building, Joy, Planning, Plans

photo by jarmoluk at Pixabay

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© 2019 BS

 

Tonight?

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TONIGHT?

The blond boy shuffled his feet in the gravel next to the building. He was waiting. He struck a match, holding the orange flame up to the joint held between his lips. Inhaling deeply, he began to relax. This could be the night.

He watched as a couple of girls ran past him, paying no attention to the boy in the shadows. There was a muffled sound of music seeping out into the chilly night air. Pulling his jacket closer around him, he walked toward the back door of the venue, following in the girls footsteps.

Scrunching through the rocks, he rounded the corner. There was the bus, belching diesel fumes into the cold air. The driver had just let the two girls inside. He sighed, knowing he would never be invited in, yet still hoping…always hoping.

He glanced at his watch. It was almost time. He moved closer to the double doors, his heart pounding a rhythm to match the beat of the music from within. Then a thunderous roar was followed by a silence that made his ears ring. A sudden surge of adrenaline coursed through his veins.

A thousand footsteps behind him were coming closer. The doors flew open as two burly men lead the way to the bus. In the few seconds before the crowd caught up to him, he made eye contact with a tall musician coming through the doorway.

He hears the words, “Not tonight,” spoken, as the musician signals to him with a hand over his heart. Then he is gone…swept along with his entourage onto the bus

The blond boy is just another face in the crowd of fans now gathered there, hoping to get a glimpse of the musician. It is bittersweet, having been seen, yet not invited along. He turns away, preparing for the next stop on the road ahead.

Inside the bus, the musician watches through the window and sighs.

“Who were you talking to?” a band mate asks.

“My brother,” he replies.

“I didn’t see anyone there.” the band mate says.

“I know…he died two years ago. He was my biggest fan…and he still is.”

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~note~ first written and posted on Blogger (Blog Spot) November 19, 2013
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© 2018 BS

Countdown to Halloween – Day 22

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Countdown to Halloween – Day 22

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Poem # 22

Ghost

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GHOST (#1)

Ghost

Tortured soul

Crying, whispering, sighing

Trapped between two worlds

Apparition

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GHOST (#2)

Ghost

Disembodied being

Searches, haunts, manifests

Lonely, cold, and alone

Spirit

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~Cinquain poem~ structure = 5 lines with only 11 words total

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© 2018 BS

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Cameras/Photographers

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Cameras/Photographers CFFC

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Any kind of camera or photographer

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Here are some of my cameras. I only use the blue one on the bottom right, any more. I don’t remember having a photo of me taking a picture with a camera, or anyone else, for that matter. The silver one (middle left) I guess is still working, but I got weird vibes from it. I think my house ghost didn’t like me using it, or something, because it would snatch all the energy from the batteries as soon as I put new ones in. I tried over and over with brand new batteries, and every time, they would be immediately be drained. The Minolta on the bottom left was my favorite, but it quit working, and I couldn’t find anyone who could repair it. Now, I mostly just use my phone camera. 🙂

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© 2018 BS

 

31 Days of Halloween – October 2nd 2017 – Ghost

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31 Days of Halloween –  October 2 2017 – Ghost

JNW’s Halloween Challenge

This Week’s Challenges: October 1 – 7 (OWPC, WW, JHC)

This is a fun Halloween challenge! Thanks, Jennifer!

To see details of how you, too, can join in, just click the above links 🙂

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© 2017 BS

FRIENDLY FILL-INS – WEEK 50

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FRIENDLY FILL-INS

https://mcguffysreader.blogspot.com/2017/04/friendly-fill-ins-week-50.html

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Here are the fill-ins:

1. The most interesting museum I have been to is _____________.

I’ve been to several interesting museums. Here in town we have the Museum of Texas Tech University, The National Ranching Heritage Museum, and the Buddy Holly Museum. I’ve also been to the Union Station Railway Museum, in Kansas City, MO, and the Dachau, Germany Museum.

2. The most interesting historical place I have been to is _______________.

Besides the Dachau, Germany Museum, which is the site of the Nazi concentration camp, I’ve been to the historical site of Geronimo’s grave, in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. I’ve also seen the gravesite of Billy the Kid, in New Mexico, and the gravesite of Buddy Holly.

3. ___________________ is back!

Spring is back. Yay!

4. I was surprised ___________________.

I was surprised when my missing jigsaw puzzle piece was returned. The ghost had it for awhile, then traded it back to me for a cat toy of Cricket’s.

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© 2017 BS

 

GHOST RULES – GIVE & TAKE

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GHOST RULES – GIVE & TAKE

Toy Ghost

Puzzle piece that was missing – now found

So, most of you know I love talking about ghosts, and writing about my true ghost stories. Well, my resident ghost has been up to silly tricks again. Ghost likes to take things for awhile, then gives them back. There’s been lots of incidents like this in the past. Most of these are just harmless things to take notice of, or be annoyed by them.

This latest one is of the ‘scratch your head – why’ variety. Here’s the scene:

The living room – we find that a cat toy is missing. This is a cotton-stuffed, fabric toy that I made myself, which we roll in catnip every few days. It is Cricket’s favorite toy. She can lick it, roll on it, kick it, and go to kitty dreamland hugging it. It is always on the little extra couch we have in here, and is never moved from there. She doesn’t ever move it. Now, it is gone. Just gone. We’ve looked under the couch, under the blankets and pillows, on the floor, and in every room in the house, just to make sure. It is gone. It’s been missing for at least a week or so. She has other catnip toys, but you can tell that for her, it’s just not the same. (sigh)

The kitchen – yesterday we find a jigsaw puzzle piece in the floor. There’s nothing strange about that, as I’ve been working the puzzles for months, now, and sometimes a piece falls on the floor. I pick it up right away.This puzzle piece, however, is the one piece that was missing from the puzzle I told you about awhile back…the one of the Sugar Skull. It was a brand new puzzle, but this piece came up missing. I’ve worked at least 4 other puzzles since finishing that one. There weren’t any missing pieces of those, and no extra ones either.

We’ve walked through the kitchen probably a million times, and had not seen this one piece just laying there in the middle of the floor. It would have been impossible not to notice it. But…yesterday, there it was, just as if it wanted us to notice it. I was like, how can this be? It’s been missing the whole time, and now, here it is! Then, I remembered…our Ghost. Um-hmm, go figure.

Missing cat toy = take away

Find missing puzzle piece = give something back to us.

Maybe one of these days Ghost will give back the cat toy…but, what will Ghost take away next?

*** I would show you a photo of the missing cat toy, but it’s gone missing!

Cricket wants her toy back

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© 2017 BS

COLOR YOUR WORLD – AQUAMARINE

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Color Your World – Aquamarine

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GHOST WITH AQUAMARINE EYES

Who would I be, if not me anymore

Stripped of my being, right down to the core

I’ll open tomorrow with an arrhythmic swallow

Banish the sad, the tepid, and follow

For awhile, for a season, on the calendar year

An affirmation that I hold dear

With a flourish, a shout, a cursive flair

I’ll be the Ghost, I’ll still be there

Myself as myself, there are no lies

I am the Ghost with Aquamarine Eyes.

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© 2016 BS

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© 2017 BS