I don't live in an affluent neighborhood, but I felt wealthy as I watched a very spirited hummingbird seeking nutrition from the petals of the flowers indigenous to our area. I was walking on the trail near my home, searching for inspiration for my blog post. Being an iridescent person, someone who seems to understand... Continue Reading →
Ever since I had a hospital stay about three weeks ago, I have been off-kilter and unable to find my way to write or do anything constructive. I have changed the way I eat, which is difficult after 68 years of eating what I want, if not what I needed. It's like I am in... Continue Reading →
Storms rage in this life. It seems like they will not end. But calm will prevail. Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: calm and storm.
Photo from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie The late morning was clear and crisp as Sawyer stepped out of the travel hostel, trembling in excitement at his good fortune to become a travel blogger! To be paid to travel, write, and take pictures, three of his favorite activities, made this job just perfect for him! His parents wanted... Continue Reading →
John 20: 11-18 Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They have taken my Lord away,”... Continue Reading →
I had to go out for a walk! Normally, we walk four to six miles, but today, I stopped after 45 minutes. Yet, it was what my spirit needed. Here in Georgia, I needed a jacket to walk, but the wind pushing against my back felt so wonderful! We saw the geese and other water... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie for the Sunday Writing Prompt The owners, Maeve and Thomas, could have made more money, but they refused to deviate from being open only from Friday to Sunday. The rest of the week, they enjoyed their lives and baked the mouth-watering pastries and breads they proffered to customers who gathered together to... Continue Reading →
I just got out of the hospital about three hours ago. It was such a shock to find myself in a potentially life-threatening position and a need to be rushed to the emergency room at the local hospital. Yesterday morning I was planning my Sunday blog, but couldn't concentrate. Then, I ate lunch. About four... Continue Reading →
Looking at the water calmed her. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings: Water.
The first time I told her that I loved her, she went silent and, finally, told me thank you. I thought that maybe she didn't go in for that sappy stuff. Her son, my husband Douglas, told me that she was never warm and cuddly to her children, either. It was how she was raised.... Continue Reading →