The new January Squares challenge, hosted as ever by Becky, the Queen of Squares,  is all about ____light. That’s words ending in light. In this often dull month light of any kind is what we all need to lift our spirits as we wait impatiently for spring to begin. Click on the link to find out more.


fanlight (noun) = A fanlight is a window, often semicircular or semi-elliptical in shape, with glazing bars or tracery sets radiating out like an open fan. It is placed over another window or a doorway

January Squares | Day Seventeen

A Word a Week Challenge: Undulate

A man of thought must feel the thought that is parent of the universe: that the masses of nature do undulate and flow.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every week Sue from ‘A Word in Your Ear’ dips into her English Oxford dictionary and picks a word on the page that it falls open at. The challenge is to post a photograph, poem, story – whatever the genre you like best to describe what that word means to you.

This week’s challenge is Undulate (click to join in with the challenge)


un·du·late v. un·du·lat·edun·du·lat·ingun·du·lates

1. To cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion.
2. To give a wavelike appearance or form to.

wave-door-3The wavy line on these doors at Mission San Juan Bautista (St John the Baptist) signifies the River of Life.