Once Upon a Time….

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                  I wish for a tropical breeze to lighten the intense humidity that hugs this August morning.  The porch, thank goodness, is high off the ground and the mildew on the screens somewhat block the steamy rays from the sun.  The sky is intensely blue and the …

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Originally posted on This is Another Story:
It’s Memorial Day today in the U.S. and I think this quote is appropriate to some people because believe me, I’ve encountered this type of people before: Memorial Day – Just in case you thought it was only about the beach, barbecues, and a 3 day weekend. Source:…

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to another story from my collection Flights of Fancy… and this week an elderly woman reflects on her life and the different coloured curtains that have decorated her bedroom. Curtains by Sally Cronin The curtains at the small window fluttered in the slight afternoon breeze. The doctor has…

The beautiful words, That ring so true, Bring me but dark memories, From a time and a place, Best forgotten, Yet always, just beneath, The surface of a black night, Filled with anguish and loss, Of fear, trepidation, horror, Not of this world, Not now, I pray, but then it crawled Into being, by what …

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