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Our President's Flower: The Wild Rose

dawn dew on wild rose
our president reaches out
and thorns prick his hand

For Frank’s Haikai Challenge



“It takes a lot of courage to be a courageous person,” my dad would say.

“It takes courage to have courage?” I would say.

“It does and you don’t,” he would say. 139 more words

Writing Prompts

It's a Small, Small World.

My husband and I took our 17-year-old son to Walt Disney World at Christmas time this year. We toured Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios together the first day. 827 more words


50 Day Bookish Challenge - Day 49

Day Forty Nine

Q: Do you read classics? If so, what’s your favorite? 92 more words


Walk Your Walk

In a recent conversation with my husband, we were somehow on the topic of his past relationships (well, ok, I know exactly how. I brought it up. 1,577 more words


Train Platform

She fussed with her stuff. Piled it on the platform like that. First train along, she was off.

Photo by Frank McKenna via Unsplash
For Only 100 Words


The "I will become a baker" challenge

Have you guys seen that movie Julie & Julia where a girl starts her blog by each day following the recipes by Julia Child?

I’ve always wanted to do the same but I don’t have the discipline to ever follow recipes, and timewise it can sometimes be very hard having to be stuck to a cookbook, with some recipes being extremely long etc.  173 more words

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