Monthly Archives: December 2013

Writer’s Block

Stanley stumbled to the bathroom.  The blue light from the fluorescent bulb flickered in the cold morning.  Fumbling through the medicine cabinet, Stanley finally found the bottle of aspirin and shook out a few.  He popped the pills into his … Continue reading

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Continuous

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.  Pope Paul VI Here along the coast in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Joy

This week, let’s set ourselves up for a happy new year: share a photo that shows us JOY. – Michelle, The Daily Post There are a few things that bring me joy, and they aren’t all in one photo.  So … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 25 December 2013

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Galloping Through the Mists of Time

December 23rd is an odd day.  There is the childhood anticipation of the coming Christmas day, or the adult anxiety of the coming Christmas day.  My parents were married on Christmas Eve, 1940.  If my father were still alive they … Continue reading

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Ese’s Shoot & Quote Challenge – Happiness

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – One

Every good photograph needs a focal point. It’s the thing that draws the viewer’s eye and tells the story.  –  Michelle, The Daily Post Here is my contribution for the week.  It is a shame that the tree has been … Continue reading

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