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Fibbing Friday – June 14

It’s FRIDAY! That means it’s time for another round of fibbing. What are the best fibs you can create to answer these questions:   1.Who was the first person to sail around the world? A confused sailor who lost his way.   2.Why did the Egyptians build the pyramids? The Egyptians didn’t build the pyramids. Aliens put them on earth   3.What is Ursa Major? … Continue reading Fibbing Friday – June 14

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“Social” — Random Rant

Growing up, I believed social had to do with being sociable. A social person was one who was friendly and outgoing, fond of entertaining and being entertained. During school, social became part of social studies. This was a class where we learned the history and geography of our surroundings together with tradition and cultural practices. Then came Social Work a term used for charity work … Continue reading “Social” — Random Rant

“Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

“If you could choose one — and only one — particular malady, condition, or disease for which a safe and effective treatment was available, what one condition would you choose to treat and why is that your choice?” Stress is a modern malady from which innumerable diseases sprout. Diseases of the heart, digestive system, bones, joints, muscles, nervous system, eyes and ears : you name … Continue reading “Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

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One LinerWednesday June 12, 2019

My one liner this Wednesday is from the lyrics of a classic ABBA song, “I have a dream”:   “And my destination makes it worth the while, Pushing through the darkness. still another mile; I cross the stream, I have a dream.”   I followed with interest the contest for the new One Liner Wednesday badge. All the badges were beautiful and it was difficult … Continue reading One LinerWednesday June 12, 2019

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Share Your World 6-10-19

Here is another set of fun questions from the creative Melanie of sparksfromacombustiblemind : QUESTIONS: What do fish do all day?   What thoughts do you think they have?  (Credit to the awesome Teresa and her Fibbin’ Fridays for this one) They go round and round in their bowl in the throws of an existential crisis. What celebrity would you have as a SPOUSE, if you … Continue reading Share Your World 6-10-19

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What kind of world will our kids inherit?

What kind of world will our kids inherit? Rife with uncontrollable viruses and untreatable cancers Depleted of natural resources like fossil fuels Barren from deforestation Atmosphere polluted Ozone layer fractured Water reserves falling. But worry not, There is hope still. For our children And their children’s children. For they will also inherit Mankind’s unique adaptability and ingenuity. Written for FOWC with Fandango– inherit Continue reading What kind of world will our kids inherit?

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Silence Can Speak Volumes

Silence speaks volumes SILENCE : Between two people who love each other speaks of companionship, affection, and trust. Between hostile people speaks of anger, resentment and hatred. When accompanied by a smile,speaks of friendship, sympathy and all that is good. While comforting the bereaved, speaks of commiseration. While contemplating marvels of nature, it speaks of wonder, gratitude, and appreciation. Intriguing isn’t it ? How much … Continue reading Silence Can Speak Volumes

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An ice cream memory

I am seven years old, On holiday with my parents. Mother has to go shopping Father and I have time to kill. We go to an ice cream shop, Order a “tutti fruiti”  each. It comes in a tall glass With an equally long spoon. Scoops of ice cream Layered with strawberry jelly, And tinned fruit; Topped with whipped cream Drizzled with chocolate sauce, It … Continue reading An ice cream memory