You said you’d love me, till I lay cold in a box of walnut with silver handles; now I turn the electric blanket to two, and keep my socks on at night. You promised to wear your ring with pride, but melted it down for thirty dollars, You wanted to fall asleep inside me; rock… Continue reading Two-Headed Coin
Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has far to go. Friday's child is loving and giving Saturday's child works hard for a living But the child born on the Sabbath Day Is fair and wise and good and gay. *** Saturday's… Continue reading Saturday’s Child
It’s early. Twenty folk of various ages and nationalities, one broken orange Bedford truck and trailer, a cattle track, and a graveyard in Tanzania are my companions. It’s hot in or out of the sun. How hot is difficult to say since our thermometer blew up, but sweat runs from under my breasts leaving lengthy… Continue reading The Graveyard
It is way overdue, like the tomorrow that never seems to come quick enough, but perhaps that is the way of it. It needed to gather its pieces together like a snowball rolling down a mountain. With each turn, the pieces are packed tighter together so that at the end of its journey, little withstands… Continue reading It was way overdue.
In the blogging world we get to meet all types of people. Some we click with, some we don't. What a blessing it is when we do form a friendship, even if it is in the waves in the air between us. It does not diminish how much these friendships mean to us. What a… Continue reading In the flesh.
I know, I know...of late my blogging has been atrocious. This week for my local writer's group I had the task of writing a letter to a dead relative/friend. Strange subject I know...and guess who set the task ?? Yes...it was me. I am learning there are few coincidences in life. I know from writing… Continue reading It’s been a while…
After my last slightly humorous post I thought it was time to get a bit more serious. How many of you knew that 'Little Drummer Boy' was originally titled the 'Carol of the Drum' ? The first official recording of this song was by the Trapp Family Singers. Yes indeedy...that Trapp family that Julie Andrews… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #4
This was too cute & funny NOT to share. A drum roll please for...Little Drummer Boy - Walk off the Earth (Feat. Doggies) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNVkHSzIPHw If you have a couple of minutes and would like to see how they put this together then I have one more video for you. A behind the scenes which I… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #3
Bob Seger is high up on my list of wonderful singers. I still have the records of his I bought back in the day. So when I heard this I was thrilled. Hope you like it as much as I do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9egKDz0by44 Related Posts: Little Drummer Boy #1 Little Drummer Boy #3 Little Drummer Boy… Continue reading Little Drummer Boy #2
I have two new students staying with me for a few weeks. From Thailand. Both girls are 14, and luckily their English is pretty reasonable. While it is a bit of work having people, especially young people you have to cook & clean for...it is nice work. Last night the girls made me their favourite… Continue reading Meet Ohm & Ploy