Photo Credit: Tim Grundtner at Pexels. com Joy thought that the lure of danger as part of the blast of being a gymnast. People think you must be crazy to challenge gravity because eventually you will be hurt, with her grandfather comparing her to the cuckold who lives next door whose wife utilizes very good... Continue Reading →
For Tale Weaver #310 we are asked to write on the prompt Tired and Run Down. Mindlovemisery's Menagerie states: With a new year upon us and the stresses of 2020 behind us, (or are they), consider the new year and what it brings to us. For many of us older folk, being tired and run... Continue Reading →
Part of the Silver Comet Trail The epitome of exercise for me is walking on a trail through the woods. Douglas and I have been walking on different segments of the Silver Comet Trail near our home. The trail listed in the photo above was an off-shoot that we decided to try, as we both... Continue Reading →
An awful year ends. Dreams were deferred, but not lost. Hold on to your faith! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt is End of Year.
Dreams accompanied by determination are fulfilled. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt today is Dreams.
Photo by WikiImages at Pixabay.com When I told Mama that some day I would walk in space, she said, "People like "us" don't go far in this life." But, I learned that poverty was our condition, but not necessarily my destiny. Looking at earth and fearing for its future, I wished Mama had lived to... Continue Reading →
When others cannot visualize your dreams, and, therefore think it impossible, you keep believing until the impossible becomes your reality. Written for One-Liner Wednesday from Linda G. Hill. I learned through experience to never allow others to define my possibility. I went from being on the welfare to teaching at a prestigious university in California,... Continue Reading →
Brian and Elizabeth had been excited to go to Sicily, Italy to begin their new life there. Their family and friends were appalled that the young couple chose to move so far from home just to buy a house. But, Elizabeth had seen an ad for houses for one euro, just over a dollar! That's... Continue Reading →
Karla sat on her front porch waiting for the storyteller to appear. The old woman always wore a sweater embroidered with books. She came each Tuesday afternoon, seemingly out of nowhere, taking up residence in the entrance to a nearby field. The storyteller always had an inviting smile, drawing the children and their parents from... Continue Reading →
The foundations of living a life fulfilled Begin with dreams that seem unreal. Add a dash of vision and some risk-taking, And forgetting how other people feel. Be willing to leave your comfort zone, And believe in that which you cannot see. It allows you to leave the doubters behind And trust in your dreams... Continue Reading →