Asparagus Color Your World

I sign up for a nice photo challenge with .  I’m a day late here.

Using a 120 count box of crayons.   Each day has a color.  I ran out of patience with the iPad trying to copy this.  So sharing my digital footprint with another world.  Click here to see the color.  And a manatee.  The place is a power plant outside of Tampa,Florida.




Part of a challenge of Monday Finish the Story. This is a unique flash fiction challenge where we provide you with a new photo each week, and the first sentence of a story. Your challenge is to finish the story using 100-150 words, not including the sentence provided. Don’t forget to use the opening sentence… This challenge runs from Monday to Sunday! Get creative and have fun finishing the story!

Please include the photo with your bit of flash and a link back to this post. Do not forget to click on the blue frog and add your link so that others can enjoy your story too! Now let’s have some fun!

Photo credits © 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

The cemetery spread along the area known as Devils Abode.   The ground is full of hatred.  A spirit can not rest there.   And seldom do.   It’s historic maker a trap.   Spider web from hell is all that lies in the Devils Abode.

The painted boards from trees dead a century,  haunt you with names.   Colorful names of choosing, not given names.  Their disembodied souls wait an eternity for a opening.  They fight over attaching themselves to the selfie taker.  Like they stole from the living, so it is in the dead.

The legend of the Abode told by an old worn out barn plank.

“Here lies Lester Moore, four slugs from a 44, No Les No More.”    

Inscription from Tombstone, AZ lovely town cemetery.

Monster in the Backyard

Can you have a nice weed in the garden?  Courtesy of one of the birds that have pasted through, I have this monster sized Datura, or moon flower.  This is almost seven feet tall and just as wide.  It has a dozen blooms that open in the evening.  That’s where moon flower comes from.  It has seed pods that are the size of limes but heavily spiked.  The juice inside is poisonous.  I told you it’s a monster.    


Reblog-Charon Pluto’s other half

Ok who never dreamed of a castle with a moat! Well Charon has a mountain you can use.

Mysterious Mountain Revealed in First Close-up of Pluto’s Moon Charon

Do Tree Frogs Swim?

Tree frog

Its the height of frog and toad breeding season.  The beautify sounds of nature.  Right before dusk, I caught a rare glimpse of this tree frog.  He’s riding on top of a mosquito dunk (mosquito control).  Their songs are high pitched squeaks.  Their friends the cricket frogs (spring peepers), and brown toads complete a symphony.

With him in the middle of a pond, I’m somehow surprised they swim.  Their feet lack the webbing of the green frogs.