The In-Between

Bright green,with a scent – sweet in the warm air of this summer evening –I pause,inhaling the welcoming smell of the clearing,hearing birdsong in every direction,occasionally joined by the sound of a train, or plane,the bark of a dog,or chatter of friends whose words float towards me as I sit. I am restless and still…

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In the crucible

My frustration reaches fever pitch, I’m stuck in a rut, nowhere to turn doors shut in my face, I’m out of the race can’t chase my way back in. Nothing gets started. Like and engine in the cold that gave up the ghost when the spark didn’t catch. Yet there is plenty inside me, bubbling…

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Five Minute Friday – HOLD.

**Five Minute Friday is an initiative set up by Lisa-Jo Baker over at Surprised by Motherhood. It has now been taken over by Kate over at Heading Home. The basic premise is to take the word Kate gives and write, non-stop for 5 minutes. Then you stop and post. Read more about it here. My…

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Autumn parties and other seasonal delights

When my husband and I were in our first year of marriage, we became hooked on the series The Gilmore Girls, and much to the amusement of many of our friends, couldn’t stop talking about it. I think that one of the things which drew us to buy the entire series, aside from the great…

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