30 Day Writing Challenge · Blogging · challenge · Me myself and I · summer · Thoughts

Something that I miss…

  Just a couple of weeks back, J, Chéri and I spent a weekend in a little chalet we rented together. The cabin included a great backyard, with access to a beautiful lake. And in the afternoon, as we were sitting on the dock at reasonable social distance, sipping on pink grapefruit Perrier, I just…… Continue reading Something that I miss…

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Don’t run with scissors!

  https://youtu.be/9Q25u2QZ-X0   We’ve all been told that as a kid, right? I am asking, because I am curious. Is this a North American (or even just Canadian) thing, or do moms all around the world very seriously warn their young children against the terrible consequences of running with scissors. I don’t have kids but…… Continue reading Don’t run with scissors!

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Chasing the monsters away…

  I miss being a little girl today. I had a great childhood, and I am grateful for that. We didn’t have much money, but my parents were hard workers, and they went out of their ways to make sure we never suffered from our life on a (tight) budget. There was so much love…… Continue reading Chasing the monsters away…

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Hearts and toys…

  Some people’s kids Or so they say. But real deep down, Know they? That whilst a child Will leave behind His toys when They get broken, Players break The sweetest of hearts The moment They abandon them… Here’s to Broken dreams And broken toys, Heart crushers and Little girls & boys….

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With friends like this…

I was quite a loner, as a child. Early in life, I had a preference for playing by myself, instead of seeking the company of other kids. I knew how to entertain myself, and reading and writing soon became my favorite hobbies. I was a geeky little girl. I liked spending time at the local…… Continue reading With friends like this…

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Nostalgia…

  This afternoon, one of the guys of the department next to ours came knocking at our door to offer my colleagues and I some cookies. I’m no Cookie Monster… You remember this friendly gang, don’t you? (Cookie Monster is the big blue fuzzy thing on the right. For some reason, I prefered Oscar, the…… Continue reading Nostalgia…

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I am so lucky…

  Sitting alone on my favorite couch, a woolen scarf wrapped around my neck to fight autumn’s friskiness, I am thinking about my younger years… I had a very nice childhood. I could go about and tell my favorite memories of it, and maybe I will someday, but it is not the point of this…… Continue reading I am so lucky…