Maddening

Daily Prompt: Maddening I know I have to do it, but I just can’t seem to gather the energy needed to face the maddening crowd of Christmas shoppers out there this year, all bustling and jolly. Just thinking about walking into another festively decorated shopping centre, Christmas carols playing, shop assistants smiling, makes me want… Continue reading Maddening

What Christmas Personality are you?

The Grumpy Grinch I’m feeling a bit exhausted by the thought of Christmas? My Christmas wish this year is that I maintain a little sanity; as I try to focus on love and peace, while in a mad panic – I drive 100 or more kilometres in a round trip to catch up with all… Continue reading What Christmas Personality are you?

Be time

Tip Jar: When life gets busier than it should, through no fault of your own (or even by your own hand), it makes the importance of slowing down – glaringly obvious. The Tip Jar says: Everyone deserves as much Be time as they can get, take it where you can my friends. Take it where you can.… Continue reading Be time

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

Transformation

Daily Prompt: Transformation There was no big bang, no ton of bricks hitting me unawares, it was more a subtle shift, a gradual change. Not only in thought, but feelings and direction too. An awareness of what is. I can’t pinpoint when it happened.  It was a work in progress, I’m a work in progress –… Continue reading Transformation

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