Share Your World 2-17-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind

I will post four or five different questions each week for you to answer. There are two ways which you can participate. Create a SYW post. Then post the link to your blog in my comment box or, alternatively, leave your answers in the comments box of my blog. To make it easy for others […] How can someone win a gold star (i.e. win … Continue reading Share Your World 2-17-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind

Fandango's February Expressions

Fandango’s February Expressions #19 Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

Of course I know as well as the next person that “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you” means don’t harm someone who treats you well. Reading this, however, as today’s topic took me back into the mists of time and I remembered an incident that illustrated today’s expression quite literally. Some thirty years ago, I had a dog called Napoleon. He was one of … Continue reading Fandango’s February Expressions #19 Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

FF E #9 — Let bygones be bygones

    A conversation with my weighing machine “You have always been against me. Whether I stress eat in difficult times Or eat to surfeit in celebration, You have never shared my joys and sorrows. Always showing extra pounds, You have no compassion. But despite your past behaviour I am willing to give you another chance. I will let bygones be bygones If you agree … Continue reading FF E #9 — Let bygones be bygones

What do you see # 16 “You have big shoes to fill !”

You may have seen in many situations, that a new person who is replacing someone in a position is faced with a lot of expectations. The newcomer is constantly measured up against the predecessor and often (if only out of loyalty) found wanting. “You have big shoes to fill ” is a refrain that you sometimes hear too often. It is intimidating and discouraging. Although … Continue reading What do you see # 16 “You have big shoes to fill !”

Five Things- 5 Things that I would like to see more of in today’s world

1.Smiles   2.Kindness   3.Gratitude   4.Patience     5.Courtesy   These are 5 Things that I would love to see more of in today’s World. Written for :Five Things-– a prompt by Sadje of KeepItAlive Images courtesy unsplash.com   https://wp.me/paf3ao-6fY Continue reading Five Things- 5 Things that I would like to see more of in today’s world

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Fandango’s February Expressions #4

A fool and his/her money are soon parted. I have always loved to go shopping. Shoes, clothes, accessories, books : you get the picture. When I was a medical student and had to take tough exams, I used to reward myself by going shopping after each one. God bless my parents who used to support my “habit”. Later in life, retail therapy can always be … Continue reading Fandango’s February Expressions #4

Three line tales 208 — Man’s Best Friend

SONYA is the host of Three Line Tales. Welcome to Week 208 of Three Line Tales. I give you unconditional love affection, loyalty and sincerity. All in return for food, shelter and regular walks (hopefully). Not a bad price for something as good as a therapist, personal trainer, companion and confidante all rolled into one. Continue reading Three line tales 208 — Man’s Best Friend

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Friday Flash back–Temptations

I posted this quite some time ago. Now I am posting it again for Fandango ‘s Friday Flashback My posts are primarily text based. This is probably the only visual post that I have done: Temptations ! Yummm !! Need I say more ? Inspired by: FOWC with Fandango — temptation You may also enjoy: Sprinkle My compliments to the chef. Pumpkin Spice Latte: Trending … Continue reading Friday Flash back–Temptations