Fire and Water

via Daily Prompt: Quicken The girl steps lightly up the hill, the rain rattling down on the hood of her jacket, beading on the glasses that give sight to the sightless, disrupting puddles and sending regular ripples outwards in mockery of the tangled grapevine that brought the news: the building is burning. The hope is that... Continue Reading →


Center stage

via Daily Prompt: Center Gifted to me in the spirit of Christmas, birthday and just good fun by my sibs, Rube told me the other day that we had tickets-- me, Rube and Forrest to a performance of the music from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by the VSO. And I'm so excited! It's... Continue Reading →

Happy to be home

It snowed this morning, again. Work was busy. Groceries took forever! The cashier was a zombie. I'm finally home, waiting for the rice to pop for dinner. Going to make myself some hot chocolate and disappear under my bear blanket for a bit. I'm celebrating being warm and unhurried. More later, Sam

Shock to the system

via Daily Prompt: Jiggle Jiggle makes me think of jello, and jello gives me the heebie-jeebies. I avoid it at all costs. I've been spoiled in the best possible way. My family cares about food. Where it comes from, its nutritional value and the good things that can happen when a family sits down together... Continue Reading →

Cracked Earth

Red stones, black manes. Brown faces and dunes untamed. Unsheltered views of frigid twilights and burning noons. The locust lands, but no water falls. via Daily Post: Arid


via Daily Prompt: Baby We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing --Unknown I need a break, to be clean and comfy and have a cup of tea in no hurry. And intend to have one before the weekend is up. To just settle, rather than petal to the... Continue Reading →

Stretchy pants

via the Daily Prompt: Slur Things were just clipping along at work today 🙂 I got off at 430 and met Rube for sushi. I was pretty darn hungry, but got filled all the way up on a veggie dinner box -- quite a bit bigger than the lunch one, let me tell you! I'm... Continue Reading →

Ocean-going vessel

via Daily Prompt: Rhythmic The waves slip by and the boat rocks gently. The sun is warm on my face and the sky is so blue it hurts. It's clear and crisp and beautiful and I am in a state of bliss. It's just past noon and fall is upon us. Everything is tucked away... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk shop

via Daily Prompt: Hideout Today's prompt brought so much to mind. Right now, my mind is anything but calm. I thought of all the forts and hiding places that I've found and created, the good times in good company and others when all I've been able to think about is taking a break from humanity... Continue Reading →

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