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Ode to scraps

I want to sing the praises of the leftovers, the bites, oddments and slices that get abandoned in the abyss of the fridge, frankly, I want to big up ‘the scraps’…. 146 more words

Healthy Eating

My 2017 Goals

So it’s January, and of course, that means it’s resolution time. I’ve spent a lot of time these last two weeks really putting thought into what this year’s goals should be, because I feel like I’m very much at a crossroads of sorts. 1,248 more words


Drabble: Horsing Around

My response to the prompt moody.

~Horsing Around~

She poked her head through the stable door.

“Hey, wanna go for a ride?”

She shot back just before the hooves kicked the door. 161 more words

Creative Writing

Deer Stew Chili

This is my deer stew chili for our chili cook off at church tonight. I started with a recipe from my Ball canning book, first of all because it sounded good – and second – I want to eventually can some of this and wanted to see how it tasted. 303 more words


Scalpel in hand, she smiles meekly
Glint to curves, manuals to stance
A camel her choice of carriage
Veiled by birthright yet calm
The charm of strangers… 135 more words


"Vimal, 33, Black Belt. Tell me a joke. Quick"

People say the initial stages of a relationship are the best, ’cause that’s when you learn things about your partner and become familiar with their quirks and habits. 691 more words