We often ask the question of people, “Are you a glass half full or half empty sort of person?”, but wondering if a person is quick to forgive is not so common. However today the daily prompt is asking just that. And I ask myself what sort of an individual am I? My initial thought … More Do we ever really forgive and forget?
Todays Daily Prompt is: I did it my way. Describe the one decision in your life where you wish you could get a “do-over.” Tell us about the decision, and why you’d choose to take a different path this time around. When I read this first I smiled to myself and thought “I wonder what … More If I could turn back time, would he now walk differently?
In response to the Daily Prompt FAQ I decided to “interview” my youngest. Here is the result of my interrogation. What age are you? I’m eleven. What age would you like to be, and why? I guess I’d like to be one year old. Because then I could remember what it was like to be … More An interview with my youngest daughter.
Until you leave home, You cannot understand the “sweet” in this statement. As a child I can remember, returning from my two weeks annual Summer holidays, and wandering around every part of my home, remembering. The lively heart of the house which was our kitchen, and the comfort of our sitting room. I would make … More Home Sweet Home
Daily Prompt: Regrets, I’ve Had a Few by michelle w. on September 6, 2013 What’s your biggest regret? How would your life have been different if you’d made another decision? For those who follow my writing regularly, you will know that I loved my Dad dearly. He was a huge presence in my life, and … More I never got to say ” Good bye”.
As a child I was surrounded by family. My every emotion was on display, as were the emotions of my family. It was here that I learned that words roared and shouted in an argument, lived on well after the argument ended. Gradually I began to shout less, preferring to walk away usually with the … More Keep Out.
Todays daily prompt asks for my latest lie. Well that I cannot give, in case it is discovered! But it does spark the memory, of my biggest lie. A lie which haunts me still. Many years ago I was nursing. On the ward was an elderly gentleman called “Jack”, who stole all our hearts. On … More The lie that haunts me.
Daily Prompt: Stranger in a Strange Land. Every time I see an immigrant, struggling to speak English here, I think “This could be their story”. It is a story I first read years ago in our local paper. It is a story I have never forgotten. The narrator was a mother of one child. She … More Seeking sanctuary.
For over twenty years, without making a fuss, I have never left any of my children alone, with a man other than their father. Until three weeks ago. My youngest daughter, a very precious little lady to me, takes guitar lessons. Every week she goes to the house, of a most wonderful gentleman. I go … More Can I trust him with my child?
Daily Prompt. You’re asked to nominate someone for TIME’s Person of the Year. Who would it be, and why? If only this award were real. If only it were truly possible to nominate this person. We could look you in the eye, and say “Thank You”. The person I am nominating is American, young and … More A life saver, one in a billion. Times person of the year award.