U is for Umbrella, Underline, and Underwear
Posted by lindamartinandersen on April 25, 2016
A Writer’s Playground–a place to find wordplay, writing prompts, reasons to celebrate, and monthly calendar activities for kids and those young at heart “U is for Umbrella, Underline, and Underwear” by Linda Martin Andersen
This month I’m sharing photos and blog posts from A-Z. I’m excited about trying something new. I hope you’ll stop by often throughout the month.
Check out the participants for the April (2016) Challenge. There are plenty to choose from http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/
U is for Umbrella
Judging from the picture, a granddog deserves the best and gets it. Frisbee even in the rain! Thanks to Jane, my sister-in-law, for permission to post this one.
What umbrella stories come to mind for you? Have you ever lost an umbrella? Maybe they’ll show up in Heaven along with missing socks and keys. Oh my, what a Lost and Found table that will be. For more on a missing sock story, read here: https://lindamartinandersen.wordpress.com/2016/04/22/s-is-for-sock-squirrel-and-sanctuary/
U is for Underline
Have you ever sent a handwritten note with a word underlined several times. Did each underlined row decrease in length until it resulted in a triangle image? See below:
In my opinion, it is easier to accomplish this on paper than on computer. And personally, I don’t find creating on the computer to be nearly as much fun as putting pen to paper. Too much math and thinking involved. The sample above seems too rigid, too perfect. Spontaneity is missing. Where’s the fun? Have you noticed writing activities that are more fun on paper than on computer? What about doodling along the margins? Others?
U is for Underwear
And no, I’m not posting a picture of MY underwear. You were hoping I would? I certainly hope not. I posted a photo of my feet earlier. See here, if you really want to. https://lindamartinandersen.wordpress.com/2016/04/23/t-is-for-tractor-turkey-and-thinking-on-your-feet/
That was my limit; so I draw the line on posting photos of my underwear. Actually I drew the line(s) above. 😉
In December 2014, I gave away a copy of Laura Gehl’s book One Giant Pair of Underwear, illustrated by Tom Lightenheld. And so I’m reposting it as an underwear photo. Way cuter photo too!
What “U” words come to mind for you? I hope you’ll share why they’re special to you.
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