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This week’s 100 Word Challenge from Velvet Verbosity prompt is SPECTACLE. I didn’t have to look far to craft my submission. The past couple of weeks have been a little challenging for me. Stress, sorrow, frustration, and even anger built until I could not hold them back any longer. Then, without warning, I erupted. I […]
From time to time, life can knock us off our feet. When this happens, we supposedly have two choices: stay down or get back up. I don’t buy that! I believe we have ONE choice and that is to get back up! When the time is right. We might have a little stumble from which […]
What follows is in response to Velvet Verbosity’s 100 Word Challenge. The word this week is “Fragile.” The past two weeks have been nothing short of challenging for me. I suffered two injuries, the loss of a beloved pet, two very ugly encounters with strangers, and was the victim of fraudulent bank charges. I have cried […]
This past weekend, we had to put one of our beloved dogs to sleep. Gretta was an eleven-year-old Border Collie. She wasn’t simply an amazing companion to our family, she was family. I have been a pet lover and owner my entire life. I’ve had guinea pigs, horses, rabbits, chickens, cats, a goat, ducks and […]
By now you may realize I am a big proponent of personal accountability and self-actualization. As adults, each of us has a responsibility to ourselves to make the most of our lives, to do our best, and to carry our own weight. Yes, I know…you have medical issues, you weren’t given the opportunities others were […]