It was Tuesday evening, Dr. Elizabeth Strange was just back from the laboratory. Instinctively, she turned on the lights and then turned on some music. The apartment was filled with the melodious tones of Chamber music. Elizabeth worked as a genetic engineering research consultant. Her calling was a noble one, but involved long hours and high levels of alertness and accuracy. Her home, particularly her … Continue reading The Garden on the Balcony
Melanie from the sparks from a combustible Mind has asked these questions in the recent edition of Share your World What’s the closest thing you’ve experienced to real magic? The beauty of nature is truly magical. A rainbow, a sunset, even a spider’s web are all evidence of the magic of Creation. I wrote a post about the magical effect of changing seasons some time … Continue reading SYW: Share Your World 1-21-19
Dame Cough-A-Lot is my new name for myself. This is because I have a persistent irritating cough. I have tried every possible remedy for it. It gets better but never really goes away. I have tried the following remedies: 1. Honey 2. Hot water and honey. 3. Lemon, hot water and honey 4.. Ginger, lemon, hot water and honey. 5. Clear soup 6. Lots of … Continue reading Confessions of Dame Cough-A-Lot
Have you ever had one of those mornings when you woke up with a surge of energy and enthusiasm (as opposed to days when you wake up with lethargy and depression). Did you ever have a morning when the birds are chirping (they always chirp in the morning, you are too groggy to notice) and the sun is shining brightly (it usually does in hot … Continue reading Waking up with enthusiasm.
“Who moved my cheese?” asked Mr. Dormouse, looking for his lunch. ” I did, darling,”replied Mrs. Dormouse. “Have these apple slices instead. Everybody’s choosing the vegetarian lifestyle. It’s better for health.” Written for Three Things Challenge 3TC dormouse, cheese, apple. Continue reading The Vegetarian Lifestyle 3TC
Sadje of Keep it Alive has nominated me for Another Mystery Blogger Award. Thank you so much for this honor to my blog. I appreciate your nomination and recognition very much. Sadje is a prolific and popular blogger who has taken the blogosphere by storm. Do check out her blog. You will find it entertaining and uplifting. What is the Mystery Blogger Award? ‘An award … Continue reading Another Mystery Blogger Award
Do not take umbrage, At people who offend you; With their backbiting, slander and gossip. Instead, pity them: For their empty lives, and small minds, That take pleasure in belittling others. Written for : FOWC with Fandango —– umbrage. Image courtesy Pixabay. Continue reading Do not take umbrage…..
“They say, What say they? Let them say.” Bertrand Russell. This quote says everything that needs to be said about people being upset over the comments of others. Written for Linda G. Hill’s prompt One Liner Wednesday. Continue reading One Liner Wednesday
It was Sarah’s first day on her new job. It wasn’t just the job that was new. She had just moved to the Big City from her tiny hometown. Everything was new and different from what she was used to. A new apartment, new job and a new set of acquaintances: there was so much to get used to. Sarah had thought that she would … Continue reading Tell the Story
Robert Simms was a lowly bank clerk. He led a dull, humdrum existence.Every morning, he joined scores of others like him on the tube to town. From the tube station he caught a twenty minute bus ride to his bank. At the bank, he went through several of the formalities concerned with the counting, depositing and withdrawing of money. To Robert, these procedures concerning the … Continue reading Robert’s Inheritance