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Footing the Bill

Flash Fiction

by Charles McKelvy

“Who’s going to foot the bill?”


“Wake up!”

Happy-Hubby raises himself on one elbow, looks at the clock and falls back to sleep. 108 more words

Flash Fiction

Why I Painted My Toes Before Surgery

Two days before I had my tubes tied, I painted my toes pink.

I did the whole at home pedicure thing, sitting with my feet in scalding hot water until it was cool. 647 more words

Diving in Again

It’s always this way after some time off. Reluctant to dive back in again, yet desperate to start. But normal life beckons, and changing the beds after all the holiday guests have gone home, was something of a step back to the routines of a household at work, not play. 232 more words


Sunday Slow Down

My afternoon is set:  hula hoop, giant coloring book, book 1 of an engrossing fantasy series and MMMMMaltesers! <3

♠ And here’s a li’l surprise for you ♠

~ Paardje 💋


In the most unexpected places

Inspiration, if that is what it is, can strike in truly unexpected places.  I spent a long Easter Day (up at five, six hours of travelling, home seventeen hours later) playing and teaching, encountering music from Hassler to Leighton, and having a sudden burst of light from the old warhorse that is Hugh Blair’s setting of the… 460 more words


Fun with permanent markers

Possibly my favourite part of grocery shopping is checking out the stationery section.

It’s not even a whole aisle but depending on what’s in stock you can usually find something interesting, new, or pretty. 266 more words

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"Adulting 101" - A Beginning Meal Planner

I’m still no good at this, and I get so jealous when I look at websites and blogs and crazy Pinterest posts that completely blow me out of the water! 476 more words