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Calling Time

When the pockets are empty

And the joints are jangling,

When the heart is heavy

And the soul is full,

Maybe that’s when life calls time

On our time.


Giving Up the Ghost

Emily Urquhart | Longreads | August 2018 | 19 minutes (4,759 words)

After he died, I began to see my brother with surprising frequency. These appearances were not ghostlike apparitions, nor were they dreams. 4,958 more words


My prayer for peace

I pray for peace O Lord,
That you may grant peace
To your children!
Your children are suffering;
Your children are fighting;
Your children are dying; 60 more words


On Dying

I’ve had this thought swirling around in my head today. It’s the anniversary of my mother’s death. She died forty years ago today. It was a great loss in my life. 46 more words

Song Lyric Sunday 08/19/18: Fear

Helen’s interesting prompt for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday is Fear.  I often wonder when it’s my time to check out if I’m going to be afraid.  144 more words

Songs For My Mood




Last year I lost a dear friend that I had known since childhood. She had an extensive collection of Elvis memorabilia, mainly calendars, books and candy boxes. 806 more words

I May Have Watched A Man Die Last Night

Around 9 p.m. last night my husband, stepdaughter and I went to a big box hardware store.  We were looking for a new back door, some water filters and a new bathroom cabinet. 1,194 more words