Daily Archives: July 4, 2016

From Nick…

Nick’s internet has gone down at the moment. He has asked me to say thank you to everyone who has sent their good wishes for his re-birthday. It means a great deal to him.

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The Eyes of an Elephant: A Plea for Help Fundraiser from Alethea Kehas

Reblogged rom Not Tomatoes: Last night I woke around 2 in the morning because the sensor light in my daughter’s room was on. Finding her sound asleep, I touched the lamp to turn it off and went back to bed, … Continue reading

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#ExcerptWeek – MenoWhat? by D. J. Kaye

Reblogged from The Write Stuff: Excerpt –MenoWhat? A Memoir by D.G. Kaye FROM HIP TO WAIST WE JOIN  Until we actually live through something, it’s difficult to imagine what the experience is like. When I was young but nearing menopause, … Continue reading

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#writephoto: The Island by Jane Dougherty

Reblogged from Jane Dougherty Writes: This is inspired by Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt. So many years have rolled by, but the memories are still as bright, the pain as sharp. Perhaps I shouldn’t come here and gaze across the … Continue reading

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The Island by Ritu #writephoto

  Reblogged from But I Smile Anyway: Sue’s photo prompt for #writephoto this week.     The Island Ever since I was little, it fascinated me. That little glimpse of land. My daddy pointed it out to me one day, … Continue reading

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Out of Time – part I

Originally posted on Stepping Stones:
Image found on ebay. After such a long trek, the three were happy to have arrived at their final destination. The excitement in the coach was palpable. The vista, well recognised by them, would soon…

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Going west – Kilpeck’s west window

You’d have to go a long way to beat the door at Kilpeck church, but the western wall has a place all of its own. You might be forgiven for thinking it was a bit of Norse  construction… and the … Continue reading

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Independence day

For millions, across the US, the fourth of July is Independence Day and I wish you a wonderful day. Here, it is also a special day… it is my son’s rebirthday. Regular readers know Nick’s story, how he was stabbed … Continue reading

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Pollinator #midnight haiku

From first bud to fruit Catalytic converters Busy all summer

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