How Sue and Charles ever made it to the altar was a surprise! Each time I had dined with them, Charles had seemed to create a new vernacular, having a preoccupation with appearing smarter than everyone else. It made for tense moments, when Sue would ask him to repeat the word or if he meant... Continue Reading →
Sloppy Floyd State Park, Georgia I got an impromptu swimming lesson! I didn't wait for someone to retrieve my purse from the edge of the lake. The branch seemed long enough! But, when I hit the water, I quickly learned the meaning of the words: sink or swim! Fictional story for the Weekend Writing Prompt... Continue Reading →
Recipes in a cookbook would seem the right thing For people like me who want to learn how to cook. But I've discovered that they don't help, Because the end result never looks like the book. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #249 from Sammiscribbles: Recipe in 36 words.
Photo Credit Sarah Whiley As I sauntered the streets of this beautiful city, I was in a quandary as to which direction I should go. But as I watched the majority of people rushing toward the left, I knew that going to the right was the only way I would grow! Written for the Weekend... Continue Reading →
I was born to be an audacious woman. As a child, I was taught that females couldn't be bold. I had to find the temerity to challenge the naysayers. It's a daily struggle in a sexist world to remain an audacious woman. Exploring life to reach my full potential is for me as necessary as... Continue Reading →
Photo taken at the boardwalk in Hastings, Christ Church, Barbados on July 4, 2021 Lovely oases in faraway places, You are the spaces where beauty meets peace! I loved walking beside you each day, Feeling joy as my inner chaos tended to cease. Written for Weekend Writing Prompt #220 from Sammiscribbles: Oasis in 40 words.
It's eerie what's happened, America has become a place of desolation. Hate-filled language disguised as the words of God Always alters a democratic nation. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #210 from Sammiscribbles: Eerie in 24 words. The words of Zechariah 7:14 inspired the poem.
Sleep wouldn't come last night. My restless mind wandered. I prayed for relief, so My daytime hours aren't squandered. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #206: Restless in 19 words.
I am not a great driver, Haven't driven in nearly a year. I'm erratic behind the wheel, Leaping from petulant to affable, I fear. So, I warn everyone in my orbit, If you see me coming, watch out! It would be better for you If you simply took another route. Written for the Weekend Writing... Continue Reading →