Do These Flowers Like Sun or Shade?

Today I made my first trip to the farmer’s market this year. Early produce was set out in abundance: lettuce, swiss chard, kale, asparagus and strawberries. But the first booth I came to had flowers and plants, both annuals and perennials.  When I saw the sweet williams, I wanted two plants. I asked the man… Continue reading Do These Flowers Like Sun or Shade?

A Mother’s Role

It is a blessing to participate in the Five Minute Friday writing community. We write on the prompt that Kate Motaung gives. Visit the site to meet other writers and to read their posts. Today’s prompt is: JUST The dictionary offers these definitions for just: conforming to a standard of correctness, morally upright or good.… Continue reading A Mother’s Role

Seeking Peace and Focus: Quieting the Competing Voices

On Thursday evenings I look forward to seeing the prompt  that  Kate   Motaung has chosen for Five Minute Friday. I enjoy linking up with this community of writers and seeing where the word takes us. Today’s prompt is: SIMPLIFY Sometimes the news and political controversies stir up my emotions and distract me. The “news”… Continue reading Seeking Peace and Focus: Quieting the Competing Voices

A Mouse in the House

It is Friday and the #FMF community is writing and posting their thoughts on the prompt given by our gracious leader, Kate Motaung. Today’s prompt is: EXCUSE  You can visit the community and join in the fun by clicking here.  The cold weather has arrived, and I have found evidence of a mouse on my… Continue reading A Mouse in the House