Feeling Knackered

This setting up a new home business is tiring, but thankfully, although it has meant feeling drained of energy, doing so is almost finished.

Of late, I’ve been staining the fence.

“That’s not hard!” I hear you say, and if I was 20 years younger, I would say exactly the same thing.  But I’m not 20 years younger, and the physical exertion it takes to paint those naked pine pailings, rails and posts have left me feeling like my arms are constantly carrying around 20 kilo (44 lb) weights.
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Exquisite Flowers

All of these images were taken in my friends garden.

I had just finished watering and loved the way the blooms were looking.

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Happy New Year

As the year begins,

Embrace the joy of life, and

Behold its wonder.

May your skies be always blue,

And may all your dreams come true.
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Exorcising My Demon

Today I’m writing in response to a prompt from the creative minds at WordPress on August 15, 2016.  I guess it comes as no surprise that I’ve discovered I love writing, but sometimes it can be easier said than done. 

The prompt was (is):  Tell us about a habit you’d like to break.

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While I can’t say much about a habit I’d like to break, I can say a lot about a habit I did break and, though I cannot remember the day I decided to stop smoking and exorcise my nicotine demon, I do remember the last day I had a cigarette – it was Friday, July 4, 2008.
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I Love the Moon

I guess I’m not alone in loving the Moon, but since I discovered my camera can take a (semi) decent photo, I’ve been zooming in and capturing images.

April 17, 2016

April 17, 2016

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