Category Archives: Relationships

Giving the Gift of Sound and Vision (and Movement)

I have a really, really, really amazing husband.   Really, he’s amazing.  One of his most amazing traits is gift giving.  He’s freakin’ fantastic at it.  I think it’s because he’s an observer. There’s not a lot of talking when he’s … Continue reading

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Trifextra Challenge – 38 Syllables for Scott

The first time I saw. . . Black hair Sweet grin Cheeks with sharp bones Eyes with light I knew. The first time I felt… His kiss His hand His breath I knew It was true true love…     … Continue reading

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International Label Day – The Energy Vampire

Rara has enlightened me that it’s International Label Day 2013. I read about it on my friend, Karen’s Mended Musings site too. The question is – what is your label? I posted in a comment on Karen’s page that I was … Continue reading

Posted in Extroversion, Introversion, Labels, Philosophy, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Society | Tagged , , , , , , | 62 Comments

I Feel For My Mother – Daily Prompt Repost

Seems I’ve covered the Daily Prompt’s query before – and since I reblogged it – I now have to repost it… How important are clothes to you? Describe your style, if you have one, and tell us how appearance impacts how … Continue reading

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The Power of Cooking

This is what my son haughtily (well if I’m being HONEST, rudely) informed me one night when I was making a dinner that he was not interested in eating.  “Mom, I can eat what I want because I have the … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Children, Cooking, Family, Food, grieving, Humor, love, Mental Health, Parenting, Random Thoughts, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Are You a Full Time Mom?

This is a fast off-the-cuff post …. This weekend someone asked me if I was a ‘full-time mom’ – which I think is kind of interesting.  I’m pretty sure that as soon as you have that child in your arms, … Continue reading

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Open Your Heart – and the Rest Will Follow

I’m particularly fond of this story, and I hope I do it justice. It touches on all the things that are good, like hope, kindness and caring. In a world where people are afraid to reach out because they might … Continue reading

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Happy Annibirthversaryday, Blog

Dear Blog, Happy Annibirthversaryday! Today you are one years old.  You’re growing up so fast – I can hardly believe we’ve been together this long.  It still feels so fresh and new. But look at you! Potty trained, walking, talking, … Continue reading

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Station to Station

Le Clown invited me to his space – to write about David Bowie – and I thank him. Please come over and have a read. His story is – well, his story. I dedicate my story to one of the … Continue reading

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I put my hands into the roaring flames

  I’ve been listening to New Model Army a lot these days.  I’m particularly fond of the song “Fate” – give it a listen – you might like it.  Here are some lyrics: I put my hands into the roaring … Continue reading

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