Five Things Friday: What About Water?

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

I know. You’re thinking, “Water? Seriously?”

But, yes. Seriously. I’m sitting here wondering what to write for 5TF, and drinking my fruit-infused water, and it hit me. The idea, not the water. Oh, that would be bad, especially since that would prob’ly mean water on Blue Raven. Yikes. Oh, sorry. I digress. What were we talking about? Right. Water.

Forget the fact that without water there would be no coffee or sweet tea. It’s good for so many other things, too!

Don’t believe me? Read on . . . But first, watch this short read the rest. . .

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that dusts worries

that refreshes
my soul.

that look like
on my windows.

that drum
a happy tune.

Sensory Overload.

I love



And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!

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In The Midst of the Heat Wave

In the midst of this heatwave,
My cats are drinking ice water
And I’m keeping all windows and blinds closed.

It makes it darker. It makes it cozier.
And it makes it almost okay to listen to
What I call “Autumn” music:

Those tunes by Diana Krall and Harry Connick, Jr.
That bring to mind Autumn in New York
Crisp leaves, caramel apples, and Central Park.

In the midst of this heatwave,
Dot is far away
Camping in the Sierras

And sending daily reports
of amazing photos and adventures
That don’t involve heat stroke.

In the midst of this heatwave,… read the rest. . .

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Hot Enough, Part II

These are more photos I took on the hottest day we’ve had so far this year. My flower seeds have finally taken root (no pun intended, but there it is!). Fred is definitely getting ready to produce a harvest of Beefsteak tomatoes. And around the yard are other signs of life. Even Dot and a cat or two got in on the photography session!

I like trying different types of photography: Using natural lighting to change the tones and textures. Changing the object of focus to bring other objects into view instead.

And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!read the rest. . .

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Hot Enough to Fry an Egg!

See that? That’s a Photo Grab I took from in the middle of the afternoon. Ridiculous, isn’t it? And that’s not the worst of it. It actually got hotter! It reached 107 at my house today. In fact, I started writing this at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday evening, and it was still 105.

Some of my friends who live about five miles away as the crow flies are reporting temperatures as high as 112! The weather report has said today should be the worst of it. Along with slightly cooling temperatures, we’re also now in the running for a few … read the rest. . .

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