Aesthetic

Daily Prompt: Aesthetic Unconcerned with the notion of things such as the beautiful and the ugly, I wandered around the little cottage with the same excitement as a child on Christmas Eve. She was mine. A little run down, tired looking, and very outdated to say the least, I guess she looked a lot like I felt. Maybe that’s why I… Continue reading Aesthetic

1000 likes – thank you

I just wanted to give a quick shout out to all the lovely people out there who are interacting with calliemm. I appreciate each and every one of you. 1000 likes – Thank you ! Along with sharing my story,  I love participating in the many writing & photo challenges here in this wonderful blogosphere, however,  the main… Continue reading 1000 likes – thank you

kids and dogs

November 3: 2016… This week was all about kids and dogs at our house, how nice it was to have cancer be the last thing I thought about as we got up each morning. Although with treatment ongoing, cancer was still very much a part of our every day, it was great to have an… Continue reading kids and dogs

Tiny

Daily Prompt: Tiny With strength that defied size, he took the weight of their circumstance squarely on his tiny shoulders and carried it. For too long the responsibilities of life, responsibilities that would floor a person twice his age, were his and continued to grow. Still he walked, edging forward, one day at a time.… Continue reading Tiny

Artificial

Daily Prompt: Artificial Her smile as fake as the plastic plant sitting in the corner of the room, her contempt for me obviously hard to hide as she motioned to the chairs in front of her with the sweep of a well manicured hand. We sat! Eric and I gave each other a sideways glance and… Continue reading Artificial

Volunteer

Daily Prompt: Volunteer a personal observation… The support she offered came from a place of true knowing. She was gentle, unobtrusive yet attentive. She was there for anyone who needed her. She offered the kind of comfort only those who had walked this path could. Fluffing a pillow here, offering a caring gesture there. She was… Continue reading Volunteer

Millions

Daily Prompt: Millions What were the chances on that night of a million different things, a hundred different thoughts, dozens of decisions and several serendipitous occurrences leading to the two of us being in the same place at the same time, creating the exact moment our two worlds would collide? Two complete strangers met, married,… Continue reading Millions