Category Archive: holidays

Family gathering #tanka

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Blended families feast. Loves culture knows no repast, together joyous. Generations warmth captured, future’s memories frozen.      

FRIDAY #FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #34: Duel Holidays

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“Hey!   Mister!  Yes…you!!!” “Not again,” I sigh, rolling my eyes to the heavens.  Why would a man so handsome consider me a threat? Three years on this Zeus-forsaken planet!  Had my work not… Continue reading

The 4th of July in a nutshell.

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It’s not about the beer and the barbecue or terrorizing pets with fireworks.  On July 4th 2016, we in the USA are supposed to celebrate the fact that 240 years ago there were… Continue reading

Memorial

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From Wikipedia   German Occupied Europe 1942 On Memorial Day, I thought about the losses of life world-wide from war and I’ll focus on the losses during World War II. It took the effort… Continue reading

An early Memorial Day Reminder

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It’s not all about the picnics and barbecues. Please thank a veteran today, for you know not the sacrifice of body, mind and spirit their service may have cost them.  <_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_>  Not all veterans of… Continue reading

Holiday #haiku #poetry

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Holidays sparkle joy’s ambiance, tinseling  the reverent soul’s light.

Importance

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This is the day before my daughter’s birthday.   That’s important to me.     My son’s 40th birthday is 2 months away.  I’ll be visiting him and spending time with my granddaughter for… Continue reading

Another year floats by

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Floating bands of time, weathering the cold and rain, years parading by. <_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_><_> Many years ago, my mother, sister and I traveled by bus to the Orange Bowl parade.  All the bands and… Continue reading

Resolute

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It’s hard to do self-reflection when you’re using a laptop, as I prefer to do it in total darkness.  The screen just won’t shut up!  It glares at you, screaming colors like some… Continue reading

Giving Thanks that I’m still alive to complain

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I’d like to blame dyslexia and lousy depth perception for my lack of self-discipline when it comes to chocolate, but I can’t think of a viable way to do it.   So… I’m replacing worthless… Continue reading