I remember as a child so enjoying making paper placemats.  Usually, the teacher would instruct on how to cut the template for the placemat.  We’d take a piece of construction paper and then cut vertical slits, careful not to cut through to the edge.  Then, we’d cut long strips of paper in various colors to weave in and out horizontally.  Over, under, over, under, over, under, a beautiful pattern would emerge right before out eyes, and after a period ofRead more

Daily Prompt Challenge ~ “Broken”

Once the homes for a myriad of creatures broken shells line the sand They have been pounded in the waves crushed by the powers of time and water and movement Only to find a temporary home on the shoreline of sand The shoreline of sand that has been created by the shells that have been there before them which were also once the homes for a myriad of creatures and are now the soft landing place for barefeet of passersbyRead more