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Friendly Fill-Ins.

I’m participating again in Friendly Fill-ins, hosted by 15 And Meowing

and Four-legged Furballs

  1. My favorite scent is ________________. jasmine, I think. And cofee too, and Misha’s smell when he’s asleep, or just awake.
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A Midsummer Herb: Vervain

Verbena Officinalis

Also, Known As:

  • Herb-of-the-cross
  • Ma Bian Cao
  • Pigeon’s Grass
  • Verbena
  • Vervain

The ancient Romans held all species of the vervain in admiration and used the ‘sacred’ herb to sanitize their homes and temples. 1,343 more words


poem: 1:39 a.m.

(163 words) 23 June 2018

by S.R.A. Markin

strips of ham from a package
the floor cracks beneath my feet
sandals smack the soles
as i creak down the stairs… 164 more words



A scene that very strongly resonates with me is the one from the movie, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”. After he has gone on this long adventure, he reaches a place where even his guides say they cannot continue on further. 75 more words


Responsibility Is Healing. Like Unconditional Love.

A year after Doug and I were going together he approached me about getting me a pet. I was like, “If we’re not having kids why would we get a pet?” He told me I was going to need one! 458 more words

Organdized Chaos