Three Line Tales – Morning After

The price of fun?

Many thanks to Sonya for Week Ninety-Four of Three Line Tales, part of her awesome blog Only 100 Words!

three line tales week 94: old pots in a sinkphoto by Scott Umstattd via Unsplash


Friends’ visit enjoyed,
Shared memories, laughs awash!
Kitchen hangover.


Thank you to Sonya of Only 100 Words for coming up with Three Line Tales.

You’ll find full guidelines on her TLT page, but here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
  • Link back to this post.
  • Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader).
  • Read and comment on other TLT participants’ lines.
  • NEW: If you want your post to be included in the round-up, you have until Sunday evening to publish it.
  • Have fun.

Happy three-lining!

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 82

Someone’s in the kitchen with…

Welcome to the 82nd round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge!  From looking at the entries this week, I think that the kitchen is a place of good food and memories for each of you!

I like the variety that you presented in your posts, as we get to see old kitchens, new kitchens, old ways of doing things, great stories and some fantastic food!!  But most of all, your posts were all fun to read and see, as it is clear that you put your creative thoughts into them!

Thank you all for great posts!

Let’s go back in time a bit for this kitchen…

Diana’s Bar and Kitchen

This image is from this year’s vacation in Italy, at the stunning excavations at Ostia Antica.  We’re looking at the Bar and Kitchen of Diana, where many a good meal and drink was served in antiquity.  One can feel the atmosphere of the location and be absorbed by the laughter and great cheer that permeates the very bricks and tile at Diana’s!

The following were this week’s participants in the challenge with links to their posts:

    • ladyleemanilla started things off this week with a great post that she titled Mundane Kitchen; lots of interesting things in this post!
    • This week, pensivity101 takes us on the road to explore one of the lowest cost kitchens that I have ever heard of!
    • Nicole takes us to the castle of Chenonceaux in Une Photo, Un Poeme, where we visit a truly impressive kitchen!
    • This week, theonlyD800inthehameau shows off a great collection of pots and pans at the Abbaye de la Réau!
    • Gwenny takes us to a classic kitchen of the early 19th century in her post in Field Notes from over the Hill!  Great location!!
    • In iball round the world, we don’t go to an exotic location this week, but are treated to a wonderfully creative shot!
    • Sarah brings us to a beautiful kitchen seen in Melbourne in her post in By Sarah; the atmosphere is just perfect!
    • In Morpethroad‘s entry, we are treated to a great story that gives us an idea of what caused the kitchen sink to end up where it is…
    • Debbie takes us along to an outdoor kitchen in her post in Travel with Intent, as we get a chance for some sticky rice in Hanoi!
    • In Folly’s Photoworld vol. 2, Petra highlights some of the rather cool things that one can find in kitchens, and gives us dessert!
    • Bullyboy provides us an entire meal in his post in Travel387; and, if your thirsty, there’s a glass of water too!
    • Bushboy brings us to one of his favorite kitchens in Bushboy’s World, which is a true classic that has seen a lot of meals!
    • In Land of Images, we find that an old kitchen sink can be repurposed to provide drinking water for the local wildlife!
    • In Urban Liaisons, we get to visit a smoke kitchen in Penzlin castle; with a 12 meter chimney, there should be quite an opportunity for a good smoky fire!
    • In Leaking Ink‘s entry of this week, we find out that there was life before food processors, as ingredients were ground the old fashioned way!
    • In her post in Shower of Blessings, Miriam shares the improvements that were made to her kitchen; which do you like better, new or old?
    • Debbie’s post in ForgivingConnects was written in her kitchen, as she shares the importance of accepting ourselves with forgiveness on a continual basis.
    • In her post in Musin’ with Susan, Susan’s husband is featured, as her prepares a nice cup of cappucino in the kitchen!
    • Linda finds a rather interesting usage of an old refrigerator in her post in Linda’s Cr8tions 365, as it is used for storage by a restaurant!
    • In Wind Kisses‘ entry for this theme, we’re taken to Yellowstone, where kitchens are rugged and much appreciated after a day outdoors!
    • Khürt’s entry in Island in the Net takes us into the kitchen and leaves my mouth watering for that sandwich!

Hope that you enjoy these posts!

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Kitchen

Don’t throw it out yet!

Welcome to Week 82 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge.

Your takes on last week’s theme of Broken were simply fantastic!  With lots of creativity and plenty of broken objects, hearts and trust, but no broken promises!

It took a bit of searching to come up with a theme for this week; looking for some shiny objects (detours to update Lightroom CC, etc.)… Then I decided to look through unprocessed images from the 2013 Scotland vacation and came across this little gem! Out in the field, there it was!  So let’s make this week’s theme: Kitchen!

I think that many of you have found yourselves in or around a kitchen at some point, and that they may inspire you to a creative image or two!  Be they delicacies in the kitchen, or a showpiece of a kitchen, I’m confident that you’ll have fun presenting something along the kitchen line!

Here’s what got me started in this direction…

The Kitchen Sink

On the gorgeous island of Skye, we were exploring the field by the remains of Duntulm castle, when my eye caught this beautiful scene.  It must have failed to please a previous occupant of the castle, who though it might serve better as an artful decoration!  The kitchen sink served me very well for this image!

The full rules of this challenge are in TPC Guidelines, but here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write a post with an image for this week’s topic
  • Please tag your post with fpj-photo-challenge (if you’re not sure about how tags work, please check out this WordPress article about tagging posts)
  • Create a pingback link to this post, so that I can create a post showing all of the submissions over the week (note: pingbacks may not appear immediately, as my site is set up to require approval for linking to it; helps against previous bad experiences with spamming)
  • Have fun creating something new (or sharing something old)!!

I’m looking forward to seeing what catches your eye this week…