Category Archives: A-Z Challenge

A-Z Challenge; Z is for Zakat

A to Z Challenge; Z is for Zakat Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The New Oxford Dictionary defines zakat as “the obligatory payment made annually under Islamic law on certain kinds of property and used for … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; Y is for Yankee

A to Z Challenge; Y is for Yankee The word Yankee has many definitions. For our British and Australian cousins, they use it to refer to any of us Americans (but beware, cousins, if you use it on Americans from … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; X is for Xeriscape

A to Z Challenge; x is for Xeriscape I live in south Texas. At the edge of a desert. At the edge of the Great Plains. Not on the Great Plains, just off the Great Plains. Just off the Coastal … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; W is for Waterfalls

A to Z Challenge; W is for Waterfalls This is the second time I’ve written this post. I hope it turns out as good as the first one. I have always loved waterfalls. They have had a special attraction for … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; V is for Valentine’s Day and I’m Sick of It

A to Z Challenge; V is for Valentine’s Day and I’m Sick of It Is it just me or is this Valentine’s Day over the top or what? This is Rodeo season in San Antonio and the morning news show … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; U is for Umbrella

A to Z Challenge; U is for Umbrella Sorry for missing yesterday. Despite a flu shot, I got hit with the flu and was down and out yesterday. I’m better today but not 100%. I must have 5 or 6 … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; T is for Treasure Box

A to Z Challenge; T is for Treasure Box I made this mosaic treasure box as a jewelry box about 3 or 4 months ago. It’s supposed to be for kids to make but I was taken by the sparkles … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; S is for Sister

A to Z Challenge; S is for Sister I have one sister. She is younger than I am, and the baby of the family. She is 2 years and 8 months younger than me, with my brother squeezed in the … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; R is for Ralphy

A to Z Challenge; R is for Ralphy Ralphy is my almost two year old Japanese Chin puppy. I say puppy because Japanese Chins take a long time to outgrown their puppyhood. He’s getting there. I don’t think he’ll ever … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge; Q is for Quiet

A to Z Challenge; Q is for Quiet I am reading a book called Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. I was drawn to this book because I am an introvert and normally a … Continue reading

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