Cellpic Sunday — 1/8/23 (Redux)

Okay, this is what happens when you are lying in a hospital bed recuperating from a partial hip fracture while watching the NFC divisional playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys on TV, and trying to respond to a new prompt post on WordPress

I went into my history, found my January 8 response to Johnbo’s Cellpic Sunday post, and said, “It’s all good, man.” Unfortunately, instead of hitting “duplicate” on that old post to create a brand new post, I must have hit “edit.” Then, I began removing all of the blocks on my original post, replacing the photo and all of the text with a new photo and brand new paragraph blocks. It wasn’t until when I attempted to publish the new post, that I realized that I wiped out the original post. Poof. It’s gone. Well, except for the photo, which was still in my media file.

Here’s the photo I used for that January 8th post.

Remember that? But as I said, all the text that accompanied that photo is gone. I don’t know if any of you might know if there’s a way to retrieve it. If so, I’d love to hear from you.

The moral to this story is to pay attention and limit your multitasking when creating a new post. Especially if you’re lying in a hospital bed.

If you wish to participate in this fun cellphone photo prompt, please click on the link to John’s post at the top of my post to see his photo and to read his instructions.

Weekend Writing Prompt — No Talking Today

I’m not very loquacious at the moment
Given how I feel
I’m not at all talkative
I don’t have a whole lot to say
Not up for chatting much
No wordy prating on about this, that, and the other
No long winded diatribe on politics or religion
Too tired to be garrulous
In too much pain to be gabby
Not in the mood to be glib, flap-jawed, or babbling away
No verbose notions running through my muddled mind
Time to close my eyes again
Think about talking tomorrow

(Exactly 88 words)

Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, “loquacious,” in exactly 88 words.

FOWC with Fandango — Circumspect


It’s January 22, 2023. Welcome to Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (aka, FOWC). I will be posting each day’s word just after midnight Pacific Time (U.S.).

Today’s word is “circumspect.”

Write a post using that word. It can be prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction. It can be any length. It can be just a picture or a drawing if you want. No holds barred, so to speak.

Once you are done, tag your post with #FOWC and create a pingback to this post if you are on WordPress. Please check to confirm that your pingback is there. If not, please manually add your link in the comments.

And be sure to read the posts of other bloggers who respond to this prompt. Show them some love.