My A to Z Blogging Challenge

Alphabetical inspiration and motivation for bloggers

Welcome to My A to Z Challenge

Are you looking for inspiration for a series of blog posts? Would you like to share your posts with a wider audience? Do you want to find other great bloggers … Continue reading

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V IS FOR VERSATILITY

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
This week I could have gone with a number of V foods (vanilla, vegetables, vegetable juice, vodka, veal, venison, etc.), but the word I kept…

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

D is for Dauntless

Dictionary.com defines dauntless as not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless; intrepid, bold. Dauntless was a word I hadn’t used in a while, but a concept I think about frequently. … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

E is for Eventually

I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve said, “I’ll get to that eventually.” It’s something we all say from time to time. So, when exactly is … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

U is for Ube

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
Finding something U ish to write about has been a little bit of a challenge. Most of the U foods or culinary words I could…

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Personal A to Z of Portugal. Z is for…

Can you believe it? I’m actually on Z! I’ve done the entire alphabet, in order, and it’s taken me a little over TWO YEARS to do so. How’s that for … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

H is for Hope

Originally posted on raaniyork:
Hope… what is it? ——- hope <hōp> noun noun: hope; plural noun: hopes. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to…

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

A is for Allegiant

Okay, so I’ve been dying to write about this book. Please note, if you don’t want any spoilers, skip this entry.   What made me want to read the Divergent … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

C is for Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is my all time favorite author. For those of you who don’t know, she’s the author of The Mortal Instruments series, The Infernal Devices series, The Bane Chronicles … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

T is for Tortillas

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
For the last week, I have been reflecting on what the focus of my blog would be for this week. T words floated into and…

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

B Is For Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia is another series I read because the movie trailer looked interesting (if you’ve only seen the movie, I implore you to do … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘M’ is for Monsaraz

I’m going to struggle for photos for this post, because I visited Monsaraz on a damp, if not soaking wet, day!  Seems to be a recurring theme on here lately, … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘L’ is for Loule

  Loule to me means just one thing.  Carnaval!  This quiet inland market town in the Algarve is no Rio de Janeiro, but it knows how to party. For over … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

S is for Stirring

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
The word that has been “stirring” around in my brain the last few days has been just that “stirring.” It was hit home for me…

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

G is for Gracefulness

Originally posted on raaniyork:
What does that word mean? According to a well known source online it means: Gracefulness, or being graceful, is the physical characteristic of displaying “grace”, in…

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘K’ is for Kings (three, or more?)

I had arrived in the Algarve just after the New Year but in time for Epiphany, and was curious to see what kind of celebrations, if any, this might entail. … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

R is for Roslyn Kamin Jacobson

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
  If you have been keeping up with my working my way through the alphabet, you know I just wrote my R blog last week…

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

R is for Risotto

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
  As many of you know, most of my inspiration for this blog comes from my addiction (in a good way) to the show Chopped.…

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

D Is For Distemper

Feline Panleukopenia virus (FPV), also known as feline distemper, is a highly contagious virus that is debilitating and life-threatening in cats. It usually affects the cells of the intestines. If the … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

F is for Fascination

Originally posted on raaniyork:
I do have a little secret… There are so many things a woman does check on a man the first moment she meets him. A lot…

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Q is for Queso

Originally posted on Inspiritual Reflections:
  Queso is just Spanish for cheese, but when I was in graduate school, I used to visit a Mexican restaurant around the corner from…

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘I’ is for Irena and “Idziemy”

I should maybe explain what’s going on here.  Arek likes a bit of fun.  Several years ago the family were in Zakopane for a Silver Wedding celebration.  Lynne, my stepsister, … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

E is for embarrassment

Originally posted on raaniyork:
It is a very long time ago, when I was in the first year of my three-year apprenticeship, when I had to face one of the…

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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