Ode to My Friend on the Keto Diet

My friend follows the ketogenic diet, It is an impossibly strict schedule. She can have no carbs at all: No bread, no noodles, no rice, no cookies. Neither fruit, nor milk, not even in her coffee,  She uses cream or coconut oil instead. I would die if I had to give up so many things, But my friend is tenacious: You cannot match her discipline. … Continue reading Ode to My Friend on the Keto Diet

Salted Caramel – Truly Inspired #64

Rory, at A Guy Called Bloke & K 9 Doodlepip gave me the opportunity for this lovely interview. I was thrilled : A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! Truly Inspired Series Truly Inspired Directory 1] Blog Name Salted Caramel 2] What is your blog’s specific genre? Ah! This is a difficult one, as I’m still not 100 per cent sure myself. I like to … Continue reading Salted Caramel – Truly Inspired #64

The Year I Gave Up Childish Things: NaPoWriMo Day 9, Apr 9, 2019

Originally posted on lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown:
The Year I Gave Up Childish Things The Year I Gave Up Childish Things At the age of sixty-eight, I’ve no wish to equivocate. Is there a time when childhood ends? When we give up playful friends? Cease to lie in grass and dream? Drink our coffee without cream? Always do what’s reasonable in order to… Continue reading The Year I Gave Up Childish Things: NaPoWriMo Day 9, Apr 9, 2019

Fandango Provocative Question #20

Originally posted on Keep it alive:
Fandango is asking about the validity of Nietzsche’s notion, so here is this week’s provocative question: “Does hardship really make a person stronger? If you think so, under what conditions and at what point is it too much hardship? If you don’t buy that hardship makes a person stronger, what do you think does make a person stronger?” If… Continue reading Fandango Provocative Question #20

Twittering Tales #127 12 March 2019

For this week a bit of “noir”. The dictionary states that noir, while being French for the color black, is also the description for crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings. I love this photo by Pixel2013 at Pixabay.com. It has that noir quality to it, don’t you think? This week, let’s have a little mystery and intrigue, or whatever strikes your … Continue reading Twittering Tales #127 12 March 2019