Photo from Google Home Photo Frame The exalted mountains smile at the hopeful scene below them! Robust bisons now fill the valleys where once roamed their dead kin. No invoice was given to Mother Earth for the land sale or her losses, But, nature, in her sprightliness, endures despite the greed of men. Written for... Continue Reading →
Love Never Dies: A Story of Love for the Sunday Writing Prompt
A Valentine's Day gift from my Husband, Douglas, two years ago! She got lost on the way to the latest museum. Traveling alone near Aberdeen, Scotland, she had two things on her mind as she approached a small village: rest and food. She wasn't looking for romance, as no one had ever shown an interest... Continue Reading →
Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner, Week #6
MorgeFiles e32881395fc4c55bc54564d3da961 Kendall was overjoyed at the delicious thrill of rappeling down the mountain! Reputed to be a workaholic, in truth, there was nowhere on the planet that he would rather be right now. He had worked extreme hours because the other two members of his team, Jeff and Michelle, were persistent in their efforts... Continue Reading →
Defeating My Diet: Weekend Writing Prompt #195
I'm trying to get fit, healthy, and trim, But I'm the victim of a gargantuan appetite. It makes me seem to want to eat all day, And won't leave me alone through the night. When I'm on the brink of reaching success, I feel my cravings taking full control. I find myself overeating again, And... Continue Reading →
How Did America Get to Such a Disrespectful Place?
Douglas and I had received the Pfizer vaccinations on yesterday, and after sitting for 15 minutes afterwards to ensure we had no severe reactions, we were allowed to leave. I didn't even feel the inoculation, having a wonderful young nurse who knew her craft. Feeling happy to have the process started and with the day... Continue Reading →
Marriage: Natural or Artificial?
Sometimes when we're together, and I feel so apart from you, I wonder if marriage is a natural state or an artifical construct. But then I start to think of the relationships that I've witnessed, And the answer to that question comes down to people's conduct. For some people, marriage is a step expected at... Continue Reading →
Operation Forever Love: Fandango Flash Fiction Challenge
Photo Credit: Artbyrandy at Morguefile The guilt gnawed at him, but he wasn't eager to visit her grave. He'd tried explaining to his children that he needed to pretend that she was still there and that he was still trying her patience. But his kids told him that he had to face the pain, and... Continue Reading →
We Make Our Own Luck: Sunday Writing Prompt
Walking early on the trail from his house to the village, Jonathan lingered near the old oak tree where it was believed that you could find an occasional four-leaf clover, which was rumored to bring good luck. He greatest want was to have his dress designs seem by a famous designer and be offered a... Continue Reading →
Voting is Everything in A Democracy: Weekend Writing Prompt
In a crucible of our democractic right to vote, Acts by fringe groups tried to take an axe The principle of the nation: one voice, one vote, But, thankfully police turned back the attack! Complacent being complaisant to a despots's will, They entered Congress's halls without warning, Intent on ravishing people who certify the votes,... Continue Reading →
Walking Outside is Great for Weight Loss Goals and Finding Peace!
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 →