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Me Made May 2016

It’s Me Made May again! Hurrah. In case you’re not familar with it, it’s an annual challenge designed to encourage people who sew/knit/crochet/refashion/upcycle garments for themselves to actually wear and love their clothes. 166 more words


On microwaving a burrito...

A whirring, a soft glow through rows upon rows of little holes

The discarded wrapper, the instructions ripped through

It was frozen this morning, now defrosted through time… 127 more words


A Lament for Lost Outport Libraries

Half the libraries to close—our rural places take another hit.
I considered it all, just struck in disbelief.
Just another in a slew of bad decisions… 746 more words

Society And Culture


After talking all day, the possibility of written words slips away, yet with no human contact there is perhaps no story to be written.

Only in silence can the inner words rise to the surface, yet with too much silence they drift away before they can be shaped on the page.

the coffee meditation

The coffee meditation does exist. On-meditation people, so relaxed, expressing so much poise. On-coffee people making lively comical commitments.

You mix the two – any ideas what might come out as a result?

On breakfast...

Warm, soft pancakes, limp with butter, syrup

Bitter coffee softened with milk, sugar

Salty bacon and eggs flecked with pepper

Some fresh fruit, cut into edible proportions… 173 more words


Having an opinion is a dangerous thing!

I recently wrote about a Lamborghini driver who faked being disabled so he could park in the disabled parking bay at the local gym.  At a micro level, I would say that this post went viral!   884 more words