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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 36 – Parental Expectation

Illustration: Al Margen Parents have expectations, don’t they? You want your child to be successful in some sort of way acceptable to you. My parents, I think, wanted us to be competent in whatever we did. They were very working … Continue reading

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Three Quotes Three Days: Day Two

The rules: Thank the person who nominated you.  – Thanks, Bill @ https://goodtobealivetoday.wordpress.com/                        ( Share a post each day for three consecutive days (3 quotes total) Explain why you like … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge-Week of July 11, 2017 – A Sigh of Relief.

Image: Grant-Sud. “I can see your house from up here,” said the higher to the lower. “Not if you jump you won’t,” replied the lower looking up at his friend. “You’ve got pigeon crap all over your roof.” “Yeah I … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #6:The child – Marcus

Image: Else Berg “Don’t you ever think he might be lonely sitting there all day?” asked Ellie to her friend May. May looked across at her son Marcus sitting in his play pen pulling on the ears of his fluffy … Continue reading

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Tuesday is Challenge Day! – The Parent of the Artist.

You said your son’s an artist? Yes. And this is art? Yes, he says we are now part of his installation. For how long? The month he says. A MONTH? Yes for the length of the exhibition. But I have … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 18 – In the Staffroom

For today’s prompt, write an office poem. It’s the hustle bustle The urgency of every decision Piles of requests and orders Referrals from over worked staff The endless paperwork Rising stress and trauma Of deadlines and student reports. I breathe … Continue reading

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SoCS Oct 23/15 – Beef

My mother and father were great lovers of a side of beef. She and dad had a thing about beef; in simple terms they couldn’t get enough of the stuff. Every meal was beef in one form or other. Braised, … Continue reading

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