Category Archive: LIfe

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR FEBRUARY 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking a scientist to believe in miracles.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to FEBRUARY 7!   Today’s prompt is:  What is the one… Continue reading

Stream of thought : Cliché’s

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Cliché’s Truths in life no one wants to hear. If you repeat a lie long enough it cannot be distinguished from truth. Then, one day, you look at the Emperor and see past… Continue reading

Stand

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We stand, looking outward to define our place in life. Begin your journey inside. . Who am I? What do I stand for? We cannot expect to find the “we” with others until we… Continue reading

We need to…

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Saw this and thought:  I wished my parents had taught me how to tell the difference. Then I remembered…the example had been playing out in front of me for much of their 43… Continue reading

My muses, my nemesis, and writing

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For your blogging entertainment, here’s a picture of my muses as they hog my bed yet again: When you have as many dogs and cats as I do…especially a Fat White Dog who… Continue reading

Today’s rant: Mid-life crisis

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Many times in my blog, I’ve cited one painful fact:  When I turned 25, I was quite mature…for a 13 year old. When I turned 40, I believed I looked 20 and was… Continue reading

When size no longer matters.

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Yesterday, I was talking with someone in her 20’s at work about size…after the 3rd comment of the day that went something like this, “You’re so thin/slender/tiny.” My reply, “In 1970, I’d be… Continue reading

Good Grief!

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Well!  Isn’t this just the cat’s meow! How many times have we, as humans, thought we’d outsmarted “Mother Nature?” Hmmm…. DDT (Insects adapted). Splicing insecticide into plants (Insects adapted, we didn’t). Baby formula… Continue reading

#Weekly #Whatever #Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 114 – Emotions & Healing

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2018/09/19/weekly-tanka-prompt-poetry-challenge-week-114-emotions-healing/ Etheree Poetry – Syllabic Pattern: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10, Rhyme: None <_><_><_>     Our shadows with humor glowingly dance, a monument to friendship; laughter healing our scars, chasing… Continue reading

Thursday photo #prompt: Circle #writephoto

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://scvincent.com/2018/08/16/thursday-photo-prompt-circle-writephoto/ Circle around life, oblivious to daily  miracles within. Thought, touch, sight, sound, taste; what is eternity’s existence?   ©Joelle LeGendre