A complicated houseplant with emotions

I absolutely love gardening. I love planting seeds and watching fragile little sprouts break out of their soil. I love potting a new plant, watching it flourish and grow. I love the smell of potting and gardening soil. I love eating vegetables that I grew myself. I love the “tsk-tsk-tsk-tsk” sound of a sprinkler system… Continue reading A complicated houseplant with emotions

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I was not one of those girls

I gazed around the room.  At the front of the room stood the Sunday school teacher. In the chairs were the boisterous boys - always noisy, always pushing. Huddled together like a pack of young hens where the girls, talking and giggling. They were friends, each a piece of a complete little social circle. I… Continue reading I was not one of those girls

Let’s Go To The Movies: My 12 Cinematic Experiences in 2018

I love going to the movies. I love the smell of popcorn, the excitement of settling into your seat, I love the big, huge cups filled with bubbling soft drinks (which, sadly, I've had to pass up on due to the fact that I don't drink soft drinks anymore). and a lot of good movies… Continue reading Let’s Go To The Movies: My 12 Cinematic Experiences in 2018

Not so beautiful: BEAST – a Tale of Love and Revenge (book review)

Once upon a time, in the hidden heart of France, a handsome young prince lived in a beautiful castle.​ Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was selfish and unkind.​ The story of Beauty and the Beast is truly a tale as old as time. It has been told over and over and… Continue reading Not so beautiful: BEAST – a Tale of Love and Revenge (book review)