A Sensitive Issue

I’d like to introduce Danielle McCallister from Douglas County, Oregon. The mother of 4 children and a stay at home mom, Danielle also attends school.  She is passionate about education, and loves science and anything related to geology. She says “My husband and I have been married for almost 12 years (our anniversary falls on Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Life Lessons

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Iain Kelly. Thank you Iain.   He learned about life from the master: Plot your moves, Employ calculated risk to gain advantage, Don’t be a pawn in the hands of abusers, Surround yourself with true friends, Expect that setbacks can be overcome, Don’t let the pressure to win … Continue reading

Surprise Visit, cont.

If you didn’t read the first part, go to Surprise Visit. Over cake and coffee, Mae learned of Henry’s adventures up and down the west coast. He apologized for not keeping in touch, but the last six years had been difficult, going from job to job.  He evaded any hint of why he had left … Continue reading

Surprise Visit

  This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan Z. Thank you Yinglan. Mae cracked three eggs, beating them well before adding them to the cake batter. Her nephew Kevin was coming today, bringing with him six year old Jenny. Or maybe seven? She would have to get that right for the candles. While the … Continue reading

The Road Less Travelled

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise The prompt reminded me of Robert Frost’s poem, The Road not Taken.  I wrote in free verse, loosely using the idea. At the end of the first four lines is his title.   When given choices, there is the tendency … Continue reading