Tag Archives: Birthday

A Day Of Thanksgiving

Where has the year gone?  Didn’t I just write about my Thanksgiving memories, an American holiday that I embraced in my adopted home for almost twenty years? Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday here in the UK, but for my family, this … Continue reading

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A Birthday, A Star Sign And Flash Fiction

It was my birthday last Wednesday but the celebrations started off the weekend before sitting on Brighton Beach watching the sun set whilst sipping a glass or two of Prosecco with my lovely people. On the day, I was treated … Continue reading

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What a Week – Time to Bring out some Awards!

What a week it’s been.  Always a time of reflection at this time of year as we remember 9/11 and of course this does wonders for concentrating our minds on what really matters in the grand scheme of things. Life … Continue reading

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Remembering 2001 and a Birthday Kingfisher

Do you remember where you were on the evening of September 10th, 2001?  I remember it well because I was quietly celebrating my birthday with my lovely children and their father having dinner at a local steak house in our … Continue reading

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Girl With The Summertime Smile

Girl with the Summertime Smile You came to me, wrapped up in love, on a too-hot summer’s day As you took in every life-drop falling from the sky, Then  seeking  quiet refuge in the still of your shut-tight eyes. Oh … Continue reading

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