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Another birthday (Daggummit!)

She said “It’s my birthday!” I said “Nah uh, when?” “Today Uncle Steve! Today I turn ten!” I said, “That’s impossible. Stop fibbing to me! It was only yesterday that you were two, maybe three!” “Don’t be silly Uncle Steve! I am almost a teen! I am not a baby anymore. Don’t be so mean!” Cute little Sarah, she is ... Read More

Wordy wordlessness

Words have great power! This is a theme I often use in my attempts at writing on this blog, but it is by no means an original idea. Words have the power to raise a person beyond their perceived limits; or to send them into the depths. A simple word can start a war … or end it. Skilled use of ... Read More

Hope and a gold tooth

I missed last weeks 100 word challenge, which I guess was a bit controversial! I am trying to get back on the ball this week. I went and wrote a little piece that is no work of art, but I enjoyed. Only to find that I did not have the prompt quite right. But I ... Read More

A plea for your generous assistance (via THE IDIOT SPEAKETH)

Once again we see the power of the blogging world. Worth passing the word… Two of my dear blog friends are the great husband and wife team behind the blogs Thypolar Life Uncensored and Hacking Vegas. They are the proud parents of three lovely children, one of whom (who is affectionately referred to as “13”) ... Read More