It’s been a busy few days. We had to go to check on my sister’s house out on the island. We had our boat hauled and taken to a place that we feel pretty sure about fixing it correctly. Had my writers group over last Sunday. My son is coming on Wednesday night, so I’ve … Continue reading
I originally wrote this before I moved to Florida. The door in the picture is my door. I am so happy that the man I was waiting for (and who was waiting for me!) made this prophesy come true. I’m a lucky girl!
Today, I imagined
That someone came up the steps
to the orange door
To my bright yellow bungalow.
He was following behind me,
And I opened the door,
I turned to smile at him
And took his hand
And led him inside.
I’m not telling any more about that,
(She says, with a wink and a smile).
But it was nice.
It was fresh,
There were no games.
There was no pain.
There was steamy breath
In the air conditioned room.
The palm fronds swept against the porch
And a tropical wind blew across the deck.
I didn’t think about my past.
I didn’t think about my future.
I was happy
In the moment
With this man who was no longer
A stranger to me.
He’s waiting for me there.
He may not know it, yet,
But sure enough,
He’ll tell me that he…
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It was just about this time last year when Hurricane Irma blew by Tampa. It made a hard right just south of here, and went off to our east, sparing us the worst. Still, it was a Cat 2 hurricane here, and I was out of power for 8 days. The memory is still fresh. … Continue reading
Question of the day To trust or not to trust? Do you tend to trust upon meeting someone, until they prove themselves untrustworthy, or do you hold off on giving your trust to them, until they prove they deserve it? I have always, and often to my detriment, been a trusting soul. I have always … Continue reading
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The road was dry and dusty, with barely a living thing in view, save some scrubby low level brush, and in the far distance, miles away, what appeared to be a small herd of cattle grazing on whatever scrubby grass they could find. Across the plain, mountains jutted out of the earth, with no warning. … Continue reading
Question of the Day What is your favorite kitchen smell? Ok, a slightly weird question, I guess. The other day I was baking brownies. Not the homemade 3 cups of sugar kind but a mix, called Cookie Brownie which mixes cookie dough on top of brownie mix and they are SOOOO good. The smell was … Continue reading
Morning sun wakes me The only sound your soft breathing As you draw me close By Deborah E. Dayen