July 20th, 2020


Today's Smoothie

Today we made a smoothie with:

1 cup Ceres guava juice blend
1 cup Brown Cow vanilla yogurt
1 banana
1/2 cup Season's Choice tropical blend frozen fruit (pineapple, mango, papaya, strawberry)
1 1/2 teaspoons acai berry powder
1/2 cup ice

This one is barely thicker than juice, with a faint lavender color.  The flavor is vaguely tropical.  I think the general concept would work better with goji berry instead of acai berry.

Monday Update 7-20-20

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Poem: "See the Other Side"
Poetry Fishbowl Report for July 7, 2020
Unsold Poems for the June 7, 2020 Poetry Fishbowl
Moment of Silence: John Lewis
Community Building Tip: Park
Creative Jam
Poem: "Ethical Rebels"
Studying Love
Self-Awareness Question: Time Alone
Good News

There will be a bonus fishbowl on Tuesday, July 21 with a theme of "Characters of Color."

The [community profile] sunshine_challenge is running this month.
Sunshine Challenge: Prompt 1 Red
Sunshine Challenge: Prompt 2 Orange
Sunshine Challenge: Prompt 3 Yellow
Sunshine Challenge: Prompt 4 Green
Sunshine Challenge: Prompt 5 Blue

Poetry in Microfunding:

There are two open epics at present.

"Protect the Forests" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Iron Horses. The Iron Horses talk about hunting and gathering.

"Pride Against Prejudice" belongs to Polychrome Heroics and has 9 new verses. The friends make it to Lucy's toy booth.

The weather has been a little cooler, and we got a good rain last night.  Seen at the birdfeeders this week: a flock of mourning doves, a flock of sparrows, a flock of house finches, several cardinals, a male goldfinch, and a squirrel.  Currently blooming: comfrey, pinks, violas, alyssum, petunia, daylilies, Queen Anne's lace, Shasta daisies, red bergamot, yellow coneflowers, purple coneflowers, cup plant, blackberry lily, wild senna, dwarf morning glory, hosta. Some blackberries have pink fruit.