Daily Archives: June 9, 2020

Gone fishing ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: Let it be admitted that Maljie has her informal side. There are times when she unbends slightly. Mind you this unbending is reserved for a select group, sometimes known as the lesser mendicants. … Continue reading

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The Others’ Side ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“Why is it this way, Mama?” The woman let the small hoe drop from her hand. She straightened, hands over the small of her back, achy from the bending. The plot was spare, and the harshness of many a hard … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XVI: The house of the raven…

We could have chosen to visit Chysauster, that being the biggest and best preserved of the ancient settlements in the area, but that very fact means it is more likely to be full of people and it was the lives … Continue reading

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Locked-down and Armed: one man’s struggle with entropy ~ Steve Tanham

I am not a tidy person. My wife, Bernie, is much better than I am but even she admits that, as a couple, we have to work at it. At the bottom of our garden is a large stone building … Continue reading

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Choices ~ Jules #writephoto

How can we remain neutral to injustice? Some countries believed they could just so during some very horrendous warring. But mostly they stayed neutral to keep their own productions and exports going to feed their own. Too many are taught … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Just Men…

Dear Don, “…but my race is of Heaven alone…” The Waters of Lethe… only you could come up with such an obscure way of highlighting my forgetfulness the last week or so! Though knowing you it is a quote from … Continue reading

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Run for your life ~ Dave Madden #writephoto

The Fists of Glory Fight Team hit some nearby woods for trail running. One path led to another, and before anyone knew it, they were several miles from where they began, unsure of how exactly to return. Continue reading at … Continue reading

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Sensory Deprivation?

I was no more than five years old. We were staying with one of my great-grandmothers for a while. She was an old lady by that point, with a sharp mind and a wicked sense of fun. She was also … Continue reading

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Grandma ~ Cheryl #writephoto

What veiled teeth you have, my dragon. I wonder when I will be your size, if ever? When will I learn the art of breathing fire? How do I keep my tail from knocking everything around? When can we visit … Continue reading

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Escape #midnighthaiku

Forgotten landscapes Overlooked and untended Wild hearts find freedom

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