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Daily Prompts — “My First Post”

  “My First Post” This thingamajig that I wrote And dared to post on my new blog Led to a series of likes,follows and comments That were the beginning of lasting friendship. Although I was a novice, I received a lot of support from the WordPress community. With their encouragement and my practice My blog grew and grew To what it has become today. Thank … Continue reading Daily Prompts — “My First Post”

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Friday Flashback Laughter is the best medicine. Joy is the best therapy.

I feel so sorry for the cynic. His cup is always half empty. If people are nice to him he suspects ulterior motives. When they are not nice, he feels persecuted. Rainbows, sunsets, spring flowers, Kindness, gratitude, compassion. He lets them all slide past Without appreciating their beauty. Cynicism does not let him enjoy his life And sinks him into a morass of despair. Eventually … Continue reading Friday Flashback Laughter is the best medicine. Joy is the best therapy.

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A not so pleasant surprise!

“Hurry up, you lot,’said Oscar, the maitre d’ hotel to the chef and his assistants. “Monsieur Jaques will be here in two shakes of a lamb’s tail and you are not ready.” “Do not worry monsieur. The chicken roulade you ordered is ready. So is the salad and the mousse,”reassured the chef, “I will make the sauce for the roulade once the guest is seated. … Continue reading A not so pleasant surprise!

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“To bee or not to bee…..”

I can still remember those long lazy summer days of my childhood. The afternoons were hot and sultry, but oh so long. They were so long that we would run out of books to read or games to play. We were accustomed to thinking up new amusements of our own but sometimes our ingenuity ran dry leaving us bored from lack of things to do. … Continue reading “To bee or not to bee…..”

kids laughing playing water

Laughter is the best medicine. Joy is the best therapy.

I feel so sorry for the cynic. His cup is always half empty. If people are nice to him he suspects ulterior motives. When they are not nice, he feels persecuted. Rainbows, sunsets, spring flowers, Kindness, grattitude, compassion. He lets them all slide past Without appreciating their beauty. Cynicism does not let him enjoy his life And sinks him into a morass of despair. Eventually … Continue reading Laughter is the best medicine. Joy is the best therapy.

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The Garden on the Balcony

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