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In response to Lady Calen’s Sandbox Challenge 45   © Raili Tanska Images from personal album and Pixabay

Starting over

CRASH ! The condo was gone. Just like that. One minute it was there. Then it was gone. As if it had never existed. And with it, my life. All my family were in it when it crashed. They said it was a freak accident. A huge sink hole had swallowed the whole block up. … More Starting over

MUSHROOMS

Victory is mine!! TRH (The Retired Husband) liked my mushroom soup! He even had seconds! And said I could make it again! Ok, that’s enough. Just had to gloat a bit… Here’s some interesting mushroom trivia to whet your appetite – Mushrooms are comprised of 85-95 % water. Mushrooms have their own immune system. Mushrooms … More MUSHROOMS

Echoes of Food

TRH (The Retired Husband) and I took a trip to the famous Adelaide Central Market today.  It’s one of Australia’s largest fresh produce markets right slap bang in the middle of the CBD. Friday is one of the busiest days. It’s the end of the working week. And the market is open from 7am to … More Echoes of Food

The One

Abracadabra, hillagazoom!!  Kapow! Zoom!  Bim bam bong!! Damn it! Nothing was working. All the spells and enchantments I’d so carefully learned and secreted into the nooks and crannies of my mind were useless. Each of these seemingly nonsensical words had been painstakingly built literally letter by letter. Layer upon layer of magic just like the … More The One

HUGS

When was the last time you gave someone a hug? Or had one yourself? Think back to that time. What did it feel like?  I don’t mean just the physical feel of it. I mean the WHOLE thing. Science has of course studied this phenomena. It has been validated as a good thing. More than … More HUGS

Words

  Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor E Frankl ♥ Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.  Unknown. ♥ I  don’t sing … More Words

Let’s Fiddle

  It was a pleasant summer’s day in Faery Land’s  country town, Diddle. Daddle the town cat, stretched herself lazily, yawning as she woke from her noonday nap. Then she sat, grooming herself, as she always did on first waking. Keeping up appearances was so important. Tail neatly coiled around herself, she washed her face, … More Let’s Fiddle