This is my thirteenth entry for Paula’s Thursday Inspiration. This week’s theme is home. I hope everyone will enjoy this post of mine. Here’s a link to Paula’s blog https://lightmotifs.wordpress.com/2019/12/05/thursday-inspiration-33/

A home, or domicile, is a living space used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe. It is often a house, apartment, or other building, or alternatively a mobile home, houseboat, yurt or any other portable shelter. A principle of constitutional law in many countries, related to the right to privacy enshrined in article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the inviolability of the home as an individual’s place of shelter and refuge.

Homes typically provide areas and facilities for sleeping, preparing food, eating and hygiene. Larger groups may live in a nursing home, children’s home, convent or any similar institution. A homestead also includes agricultural land and facilities for domesticated animals. Where more secure dwellings are not available, people may live in the informal and sometimes illegal shacks found in slums and shanty towns. More generally, “home” may be considered to be a geographic area, such as a town, village, suburb, city, or country.

Home may also refer to:

Places

  • Home, Kansas, U.S.
  • Home, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Home, Washington, U.S.
  • Home, West Virginia, U.S.
  • Home District, a former district of Upper Canada

Films

  • Home (1915 film), a 1915 silent film featuring A.V. Bramble
  • Home, a 1919 American film directed by Lois Weber
  • Home, a 1998 short film starring Alan Devine
  • Home (2003 film), a UK TV dark comedy
  • Home (2006 film), a documentary by Alan Cooke
  • Home (2008 film), a Swiss drama
  • Home (2009 film), a documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
  • Home (2011 film), a Russian drama film
  • Home (2012 film), a Thai drama directed by Chookiat Sakveerakul
  • Home, the working title of the 2014 film At the Devil’s Door
  • Home (2015 film), a computer-animated film by DreamWorks Animation
  • Home (2016 American film), an American horror film
  • Home (2016 Belgian film), a Belgian film
  • Home (2016 British film), a United Kingdom/Kosovo drama film

Groups

  • Home (American band), a 1990s pop group
  • Home (UK band), a 1970s rock group

Albums

  • Home (Collective Soul album), 2006
  • Home (David Murray album), 1982
  • Home (Dixie Chicks album), 2002
  • Home (Hothouse Flowers album), 1990
  • Home (Ken McIntyre album), 1976
  • Home (Loretta Lynn album), 1975
  • Home (Procol Harum album), 1970
  • Home (Sheena Easton album), 1999
  • Home (Simply Red album), 2003
  • Home (Stephanie Mills album), 1989
  • Home (Suzanne Palmer album), 2004
  • Home (Terry Hall album), 1994
  • Home (The Wilkinsons album), 2007
  • Home (soundtrack), soundtrack album for the 2015 film Home
  • Home, a 2003 album by Jennifer Brown
  • Home, a 2004 album by Benjamin Biolay and Chiara Mastroianni
  • Home, Part I, a 2014 album by Scott Matthews

Songs

  • “Home” (Alan Jackson song), 1989
  • “Home” (B’z song), 1998
  • “Home” (Basshunter song), 2019
  • “Home” (Bone Thugs-n-Harmony song), 2003
  • “Home” (BTS song), 2019
  • “Home” (Daughtry song), 2007, covered by Kian Egan (2014)
  • “Home” (Depeche Mode song), 1997
  • “Home” (Dierks Bentley song), 2011
  • “Home” (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros song), 2010
  • “Home” (Goo Goo Dolls song), 2010
  • “Home” (La Toya Jackson song), 2003
  • “Home” (Leah McFall song), 2014
  • “Home” (Love Amongst Ruin song), 2010
  • “Home” (Madeon song), 2015
  • “Home” (Michael Bublé song), 2005, covered by Westlife (2007) and Blake Shelton (2008)
  • “Home” (Naughty Boy song), 2014
  • “Home” (Sheryl Crow song), 1996
  • “Home” (The Wiz song), from the 1975 musical The Wiz
  • “Home” (Three Days Grace song), 2004
  • “Home (When Shadows Fall)”, a 1931 song written by Harry Clarkson, Geoffrey Clarkson and Peter van Steeden
  • “Home”, by Allan Holdsworth from Metal Fatigue
  • “Home”, by Aurora from All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend
  • “Home”, by Blue October from Home
  • “Home”, by Breaking Benjamin from Saturate
  • “Home”, by Collective Soul from Youth
  • “Home”, by Dishwalla from Opaline
  • “Home”, by Dream Theater from Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
  • “Home”, by Ellie Goulding from Bright Lights
  • “Home”, by Foo Fighters from Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
  • “Home”, by Framing Hanley from The Moment
  • “Home”, by Jethro Tull from Stormwatch
  • “Home”, by Joe Walsh and Barnstorm from Barnstorm
  • “Home”, by Karla Bonoff from Karla Bonoff
  • “Home”, by Live from Songs from Black Mountain
  • “Home”, by Looner from the EP Year of the Ox
  • “Home”, by Nick Jonas from Ferdinand
  • “Home”, by Nine Inch Nails from With Teeth
  • “Home”, by One Direction from Perfect EP
  • “Home”, by Sarah McLachlan from Solace
  • “Home”, by Smash Mouth from Astro Lounge
  • “Home”, by Tom Petty from Highway Companion

Literature

  • Home (Morrison novel), a 2012 novel by Toni Morrison
  • Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, a 2008 book by Julie Andrews
  • Home (Robinson novel), a 2008 novel by Marilynne Robinson

Some Home Haikus

1.) Last week after my

work shifts all I wanted was

to go home and sleep.

2.) Dorothy was correct when she

said that there was no place like

home it is magic.

3.) Home is where the heart

is and I love spending time

with family there.

4.) I can’t wait until

he goes back to India his

birthplace and home country.

5.) We opened our hearts

and home to him wholeheartedly

not knowing his truth.

6.) I love listening

to the beautiful Western

song “Home On the Range.”

Here are some home pictures

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