Thread Memories

It was nothing special really.  A simple white, cotton slip with an edge of eyelet trim and thin pink ribbons at the shoulders.   Decades of laundering had turned the starched stiffness to a softness, a comfort held light in my hands.  I couldn’t resist my next impulse as I brought it to my nose.  I paused for a moment, a brief flash and then, I inhaled long and...
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You Inspire – Coffee for Your Heart

It’s Wednesday and that means I’ve poured you a cup of coffee and scooched over to make room for you on my couch. Won’t you come and find some refreshment for your soul as we link up with Holley Gerth? Today we’re talking about who inspires us.  You inspire me.  Yes, you.  The one who slings a laundry basket on one hip and a toddler on another and...
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Promises Forgotten

I‘m a habitual forgetter. The list I painstakingly wrote the night before grocery store run gets left on the counter and leaves me doing a giant face palm in the parking lot.   There is no way I can remember what’s on the list but I wander through the aisles hoping the visual will jog my memory.  This generally leads to another giant face palm once I get the groceries home...
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Winter Benches

Winter is long ’round these parts.  The cold chill presses and rattles the windows and doors.  Snow’s blanket covers the earth in a white fantasy that looks like it came straight out of Narnia.  We spend time cocooning ourselves in our homes, wrapped in the pleasure of candles flickering, soft blankets and dinners that smell of comfort and that welcome home feeling....
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Five Minute Friday – Small

 I’ve just spent the last two hours with some of the best people I know on the internet that means it’s Thursday night and Five Minute Friday and at Midnight we all gathered and wrote brave for five minutes.  No editing, no back tracking, no over thinking.  Won’t you join us?         The romance novels got it wrong you know.  They just flat out messed up love.  Page after page...
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