Fragrant Memories

My perfume collection.  Among these unique perfume bottles, there are a few that I treasure, even though they may be empty or close to it.  The round bottle was my mother’s perfume.  I remember watching her apply this perfume before she and my dad would go out.  My mother was much more girly than me,…

Birthday Anticipation

My grandson is in eager anticipation of his fourth birthday with whom he is sharing the day with his brother and sister’s  sixth birthday as well.   Three children celebrating a birthday on the same day is a very exciting day! Weekly Photo Challenge-Anticipation Photography by Candace L Stauber

11 Quick Travel Questions

To take the challenge offered by Kiwiontheloose to answer these 11 quick questions intrigued me today.  It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon, I’m not traveling, but sitting here in front of the fireplace and the puppy is finally learning to lay at my feet like the “obedient” dog he should be (not!) So here goes, Sarah, I…

Daily Prompt-Missing

Missing the confusion of youth, no.   Missing the heartbreak of spousal betrayal, no.   Missing the drama of divorce, not on your life!   Missing the hardship of unemployment, thank my lucky stars, no.   Missing the misunderstanding of my illness, no, I’m so thankful to know what is the problem to deal with…

Yearnings

His eyes are mysterious and inviting. His smile is sexy and the words from his lips enticing and sweet.  It’s been so long.  My heart needs to hear these things, my soul yearns to believe him. Yet, I know his words are false. He says them to all the women, his testosterone is talking, not…

PHOENIX

  Behind the smile Lies the unknown The unspoken The heartbroken Pile of ashes that once was her heart. Waiting patiently most days, Waiting impatiently most nights. To rise once more and take flight.

Hunter

sub·due səbˈd(y)o͞o/ verb overcome, quieten, or bring under control (a feeling or person). “she managed to subdue an instinct to applaud” synonyms: conquer, defeat, vanquish, overcome, overwhelm, crush, quash, beat, trounce, This was my Hunter, he managed to subdue my anxieties, fears and depression. 

Memories

Memories bring back what once was Writing my stories I think about my past, I remember more than I want. Things I have suppressed to move on, Things that ultimately made me strong, Things that shaped my present. Would I have changed those times? I honestly don’t know. I wish I didn’t have to have…

Being Invisible

Invisibility really sucks, whoever said they wanted it as a superpower has no idea the trouble and heartache it brings. I’ve had this superpower all my life. When I was a kid, I was the child to be seen and not heard, I was the submissive child.  This lead to the start of my “superpower”…