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Monday Update 7-4-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Sunday Yardening
My Badge for Finish It Fest
New Mangoes!
New Berettaflies Posts
Saturday Yardening
Flappy Icon
"Dress for Myself" is now complete!
The Battle of the Greasy Grass
Poetry Fishbowl Report for June 7, 2016
Friday Yardening
Trope Bingo Card 7-1-16
Winter Fest in July Bingo Card
Supporting Problematic Things
Unsold Poems from the June 7, 2016 Poetry Fishbowl
Thursday's Yardening
Recipe: "Mango Ice Cream"
Progress of the Mangoes
Wednesday Yardening
New Fruit
Hard Things

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, July 5 with a theme of "Is there a word for that feeling?" Mark your calendar so you can come give me prompts.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Cheersquad gives Zima some ideas for helping Lakia.  "A Hope and a Promise" belongs to Polychrome Heroics and has 34 new verses.  Aidan and Saraphina visit the nursery and the Wood Room in the Montessori school.  "The Love We Give Our Fragile Craft" belongs to An Army of One and is now complete.  Bexley and the Falconwing  discuss culture and teamwork.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles"  "Off the Clock" (poetry).  Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes," "Broken Hopes," "Brewing Beauty," "Little Paws in the Licenses" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders," "Raising the Future" "Beach Pies" "Unsolid Ground" "Riding from the Rescue" "To Ride Death" (poetry), "Rammer" (nonfiction).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

The weather has been cooler and wetter this week.  We have gotten a substantial amount of rain, with the promise of more to come.  Currently blooming: zinnias, petunias, marigolds, million bells, moss rose, pansies, pink things in the wildflower garden, comfrey, daylilies, echinacea, morning glories, yellow coneflowers, Queen Anne's lace, chicory, Shasta daisies.  Small blackberries are ripe, large ones are red.  Crabapples and apricots have green fruit.  
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