Monthly Archives: August 2012

#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 30 Winning

I never know when I am winning, because I am too busy looking behind me. I even had the cliché race when I was about 8 or so.  A potato sack race.  I actually was in the lead, but I … Continue reading

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#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 29 Masquerade

Life is a masquerade.  We all have multiple masks, exchanging them as circumstances demand.  Put on a happy face.  The boss is coming, don’t let the mask slip.  Social masks, party, funeral, parent teacher interview mask. “Masquerading as a normal … Continue reading

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#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 28 Frog

When I was twelve years old I was mowing the lawn with a big old push mower.  It was a huge farmyard lawn and I was getting tired.  A giant green frog jumped in front of the mower and before … Continue reading

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#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 27 History

My father’s family is steeped in history.  He can trace his family’s roots back hundreds of years; through feudal Germany, many wars, different maps, castles, stories and legends. The first born son for many generations has shared the same name. … Continue reading

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#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 26 Seeing

Seeing is believing.    You have to see to believe.  Really?  Have you ever seen love?  Have you seen the wind?  Who has seen the wind? I noticed on my bike ride today that I tend to worry about which gear … Continue reading

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#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 25 Blue

I am always a touch blue.  I chase after the next best thing, the easy cure.  Get enough sleep.  Take 5HTP.  Walk 40 minutes a day.  At the same time.  Spin 3 times counterclockwise by the light of the moon. … Continue reading

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#BlogFlash2012 (August 2012) – 30 Days of Flash Blogging Day 24 In the Woods

When I was a small child, the woods were magical and faintly scary.  Everything was larger than life, a bit mystical, quiet, spooky, crackly, surreal. When I became a mother, it was a joy to see the magic of the … Continue reading

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