The Riptide – Flash Fiction

Devin loved swimming. A powerful attraction drew her to the ocean which she couldn't resist. The sea had become her companion and like a jealous lover demanded all her time. The riptide struck and sucked her into the depths. The waves rolling above pulled one way, while the rip current below, pulled her in the … Continue reading The Riptide – Flash Fiction

A Halloween Encounter

The yellow smudge of a setting sun slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field.  Nightbirds scattered, roosting in the trees while insects droned on in a constant monotony. The air felt cooler after the heat of the day. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie shadows on the ground. The … Continue reading A Halloween Encounter

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #62 Start & Hot

On this Haiku Friday, Ronovan's words this week were fabulous (as always) and really inspired me to play with one of my photos. The words, "start" and "hot" have so many different meanings. What fun! I call this haiku, "Day Break," a typical Florida day… Thanks for stopping by. I sure enjoyed seeing all of … Continue reading RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #62 Start & Hot

A Love Lost

Howling winds and driving rains seethe in the dark and hazy recesses of my mind. Raindrops slowly streak the window pane like tear drops shed in vain while all the while waiting and wondering, I sit writhing in torturous agony and pain. Sorrow washes in dark tumultuous waves, crashing against my broken battered heart. Love's … Continue reading A Love Lost

Foggy Morning Blues

Jennifer Nichole Wells' One Word Photo Challenge for last week's (I know I am late) weather word was "fog." That is easy to do here in Florida. It was 82 degrees F. this morning at 5:30 AM. I headed outside to take some shots of the fog that was floating about. The air was so … Continue reading Foggy Morning Blues

Sand, Surf, and Sea – What’s beneath your Feet?

The Daily Post asked us: Today, look down and document the world beneath your feet. A secluded bit of sandy Pensacola Beach Waves crashing upon the sand Turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico Thanks for stopping by to enjoy this hot summer photo interlude. I look forward to seeing you all again!

One Word Photo Challenge – HUMID

The humidity is rough in Florida! If there is one thing you have in Pensacola, Florida - its humidity. Located on the Gulf of Mexico in northwestern Florida (near Alabama) this location has summers filled with HIGH humidity. We have not had much rain. Quick violent bursts of thunderstorms and then there is nothing. Fairy … Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge – HUMID

Up Close and Personal – Deep Pink Crepe Myrtle

The Daily Post Photo Challenge asks us to get up close and personal! It is a good thing I snapped these shots the other day. Since Friday, thunderstorms ripped through our neighborhood leaving only a few of these glorious blossoms remaining. The tree was buzzing with bee activity while I was photographing. I love the contrast … Continue reading Up Close and Personal – Deep Pink Crepe Myrtle