Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – apology
I apologize for being absent for so long… life has been, well life and one thing after another has kept me away. Things are looking pretty good though and I am back at it, trying to catch up. Hope you are all well! (((HUGS)))
I thought it was time for a little Mumble… and by the time the heat hits 90 in the next few days mumbling may be all I am doing as it is just too darn early to turn on the air conditioner (my opinion my change on that if we truly do have 4 days of upper 80s and low 90s). But I planned ahead when I saw the forecast and made my way to the store to buy a pedestal fan to circulate some air. It is merely 9am as I write this and already mid 60s and humid from yesterdays two inches of rain.
If you haven’t noticed, I am still not caught up with old posts, but I am still trying. I have however begun to try to hit the current posts of the day so I don’t double up on being behind. Little by little I will get it done. I really want to read all of the A to Z Challenge posts of those I follow so I will keep plugging away.
I just wanted to pop in and say hi. I need to go and open some windows to get the cool air in now. It was often a saying of my folks that whenever the temp was climbing higher to say, “We’re having a heatwave.” I just can leave that alone so here is the most famous heatwave I know of… Marilyn Monroe (sorry it is a pretty poor quality video).
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – heat
Little do you know about me
Would you believe I still…
Dream of your “Good nights”
Feel the palm of your hand in mine
Smell your favorite cologne
(the one I had to be near you to smell)
Feel the weight of your arm on my shoulders
Imagine the softest kiss from your lips
Get filled with fire at the thought of your touch
Little do you know
I still love you
… well maybe now you do
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – little
Itinerant – a person who travels from place to place. As a writer we are itinerant like, traveling from story to story through the words we weave together. However sometimes there are roadblocks and detours, and that is where I am at.
I don’t want to hate writing. I don’t want to lose my muse forever. Some changes need to be made to assure these things do not happen. I have been close to a post a day for 5 years now. Lately I am struggling to get posts done. It causes me anxiety and guilt which I don’t need to complicate my life. So, I had to come up with a plan.
I will no longer struggle to post a daily word prompt challenge (sorry Fandango!) but that doesn’t mean I wont occasionally join in on the prompt. I need to clear my head and sometimes the best way to do that is to write it out. I will be writing more on my own whether it be what I am feeling, hoping, reliving or just flat out dreaming. I will still come close to a post a day, but I will no longer demand it of myself.
I hope my readers will not be offended by this change in course. I feel I am just ready to relax a little and regroup my life. And my writing is a part of it. So, this week I will begin some changes. I hope you will all bear with me and stay along for the ride. I can’t promise it will always be fun, but I will always put a little bit of me into all I do.
Thanks for reading and sticking with me. May you all have a wonderful new month and remember Spring is just around the corner – HURRAH!
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – itinerant
The woman sat in the waiting room in a nervous state. She had found a lump in her left breast this morning in the shower and immediately called her doctor’s office. The doctor of course was booked up for the day, but they could let her see a nurse practitioner in the afternoon.
Her name was called, and she walked to the exam room. Each step seemed to echo through her head and put her more on edge. She was examined and questioned by the nurse practitioner and had a couple of tests scheduled.
To her dismay she went home with no answers only more of the unknown scattered throughout her mind. Tests would take a day or two to come back. The doctor would call her to talk about the next step. Now she just had to keep her imagination contained to facts and not fears.
One of the most important things with breast cancer is early detection… early detection is key in ALL cancers. Know your own body, do regular self exams and see a doctor if there is anything you question… it will not go away on it’s own. For more information see BreastCancer.Org
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – practitioner