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In the Quiet of the After

Today is Good Friday, it is the morning and it is wonderfully quiet: the quiet after the storm.

Yesterday, the remnants of tropical cyclone Ita battered New Zealand, smashing caravans, flooding rivers, causing slips and toppling giant trees across houses. 796 more words


Taking that First Step

I’m appreciative, if not, lucky to have the opportunity to write the cover-feature of my local magazine. I take comfort knowing my secure place of memoir writing, however, mixing reportage with memoir – now that’s a different angle, one that was effortless to take on. 13 more words


What becomes of the broken hearted?

My husband and I have FOUR funerals this month. I am buying Sympathy cards in bulk.

My heart physically hurts, but at least I’m not depressed. 133 more words


Watch this space. I'm about to become rich!

When I was very young, my parents toyed with the idea of selling their car to pay off some bills, especially the bills from my doctor. 876 more words


I'm Tellin'!

Just when you thought it was safe to read emails again, here’s the latest post from That Idiotic Tractor.

I’m sure if you grew up with siblings around like I did, you heard that headline a lot.¬† 1,352 more words


April Flower Bowl/Full Moon Musings

Impatience, Pansy, Passion Flower, Primrose, Dianthus, Delphinium, Viola, Cosmos,  Snapdragon, Peppermint, Spearmint, Sage, Parsley, Lavender, Rose

Tonight I sat in ceremony with the Lunar Eclipse/Full Blood Moon in Libra. 193 more words


Today's Miracle

I was going to the gym. Really. I was. I got into the car, and tried to start it, but it turned over a few times and then clicked at me. 317 more words