Monthly Archives: March 2015

I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN

Just when I think I have a handle on things, dare to relax and let go, life – that perennial jokester, shows herself again.  I shake my head.  What makes me think that there is smooth sailing into the sunset … Continue reading

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IN THE QUIET

I have been wandering silent in the desert.  I could not find nor utter any words.  It is as if I am empty of everything.  It is not a bad thing.  It is just what it is – a time … Continue reading

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DOROTHY and TOTO against WICKED

It’s time for storytelling on Friday Fictioneers.  We are hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields of Addicted to Purple.  Here’s my tale of 100 words.  I believe in fairy tales, princesses and witches. Dorothy shivered in the evening air.  They had followed … Continue reading

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‘PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE’

If wishes were horses, I would wish for more hours in a day.  But what is the use?  It is not possible.  And the wise say it’s not the number of hours but what you do with them that matters. … Continue reading

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WRITING, PERSISTENCE AND THE GRIND OF EVERY DAY

Another day begins, cloudy and overcast, but it is 4 degrees C.  Be grateful, be happy and count your blessings.  I am!  I am and I will! Spring is around the corner.  The snow is melting.  The slush and puddles … Continue reading

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TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS

I read Sheba the riot act this morning.  Enough! I told her firmly.  Two days of her constant restlessness and attachment to me was taking its toll.  Life could not go on as is. Time to put in some boundaries. … Continue reading

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RUNNING

It’s Wednesday and I’m ready for Friday Fictioneers.  We are hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields of Addicted to Purple.  This is my story of 100 words to the photo prompt.  This story is for Sheba (my dog) and I.  We are … Continue reading

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