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Mining memories

This is what makes it so hard!

See this mound of letters and cards?

These are treasured messages from past decades of friendships and family support. 164 more words

Photography

I am a mouse potato

Mouse potato.  Yes.  This is a real word.  Well, two words, but who’s counting.  As it is an informal term I won’t put it in my word of the week series, but The Oxford Dictionary defines it as: 243 more words

Words

August

ツ August

August once again you’ve come
You haven’t made many promises this time around
I suppose you might be aware
Things didn’t change much in July… 37 more words

Random Thoughts

Being shopped

I know it’s a very British phrase, but “to shop a person” in the sense of “turning them in to the police” has always been of interest to me. 61 more words

Words

Gone From Me

I was mad at you
For not being her,
That was unfair

I couldn’t split myself
In two, to be with
Both of you

When my shaking hand… 37 more words

Writing

New Word Wednesday: "Schmuck"

Here’s your new word for the week!

Schmuck noun, German

:  jewelry

also,

schmuck noun, American English, perjorative

: one who is stupid or foolish; or an obnoxious, contemptible or detestable person… 131 more words

Languages

Day 210: Feel you are in the right corner!


July 29 – Day 210: Feel you are in the right corner! I was at the Noe Valley branch of the Public Library, today, taking this photo, when I saw a friend, who was leaving the library at that same moment. 142 more words

Motivational