Posted by Claudia Moser on 6:19 AM in
Final letter, final word and none could suit better than ZEN.

I have reached a very interesting level, so many followers, so many ideas, some great posts (thank you all for the comments and support). This has been indeed a wonderful challenge, I have made it, 26 letters, 26 days, 26 posts. WOW!

To finish with one Zen poem from Basho

On the white poppy,
a butterfly’s torn wing
is a keepsake

Thank you!



Wow indeed! It's over, and didn't you do well. I'm so glad you enjoyed the experience. Perhaps I might get involved if they have another similar challenge!

Well done, Claudia! And your final post for this challenge is really great...a lovely picture and a delightful poem :)

I hope you are both feeling heaps better and will be able to enjoy a nice, relaxed weekend now you're safely back home!

Claudia, Great idea, thesealphabet prompts. Thank you for your comment on my blog. My first husband's grandparents were from a Musbach??? Germany near the Rhine.

@This - I am sure there will be something as challenging! If you find it let me know and I will do the same :)
@Desiree - thank you, I love the poem, it is so spring related! I am much better, sadly hubby reached another low point. Well, life goes on!
@Linda - Musbach is not so close, we are near Frankfurt am Main. But still Germany :)

the last post, and I've just discovered your blog. I love your haiku and photo - I'm sure it's not too late to become a follower? Congratulations! It's a great sense of achievement isn't it, Yippee!!!! Sue@JumpingAground (Alliteration & drabbles)
Sue@traverselife(Workplace bullying)

@Sue - thank you for finding my blog :) And your last entry is simply great, must catch up with the rest! And never too late :)

Congratulations for finishing the challenge! And good for you for taking me up on my challenge for May.

I'm not going to be doing the May challenge with all four blogs, but rather use it to get my local blog going (which I started some time ago and severely neglected).

Here we go!

Congratulations on rising to the A to Z Challenge I've enjoyed your posts and looks forward to more great posts.
Thanks for visiting my blog, too. It was nice meeting you.
Kathy at Oak Lawn Images

Congrats on finishing the challenge. I did a different one awhile back and it was not easy but it was definitely worth it.

Claudia, it's hard to believe we are now done with this challenge.

I am extremely delighted to have made your acquaintance because of it.

I am a fan of all things Zen, as a practicing Buddhist it is the driving force in all I do - I am always evolving and always learning - and so the journey will continue.

You are on my "reading list" so I am sure we will continue our visits.

Congratulations on completing this challenge.

Happy Thoughts,

@Marie - here we go and this time I thought of something special :) can't wait! It is really fun to blog!
@Kathy - happy you found my posts interesting, I will keep on reading your blog as well!
@Barb - very wise and so true! And thank you!
@Jenny - congrats to you as well! Will you take the May challenge as well? Keep close!

Congrats on getting to Z! I love that poem. :-)

@Misha - thank you, for you as well!

Anonymous says:

Yeah!! WE made it to the end.

MM the Queen of English

@Queen - so true :) well done for you too!

Anonymous says:

Claudia, what May Challenge did you mean in your comment on Laura's blog post for Z?

Just curious.

MM the Queen of English

@Queen - check the right side of my blog, the May Challenge Z to A :) I will give it a try!

I love this photo of a zen garden. Beautiful! I made a little one in my back yeard once, but the grandkids and dogs had other ideas for it.
Congrats to both of us for finishing the challenge.

@Belle - you are right! Congratulations! And I also dream of a zen garden!

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