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Journal Juice

What would you do if, when you fed it kale, celery, and mint, your juice extractor churned out tomato juice? I don't have a juice extractor, but this is the image that came to mind so I have to go with it. Really, what would you do? I'd be blown away and a tad intimidated… Continue reading Journal Juice

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Friday-Pie-Day

It's Friday-Pie-Day! The relief of breaking out of a routine, taking shortcuts (no cooking required), the end of the work week slog. That is not the case if you work on a Saturday. If you work on a Saturday - and lots and lots of people do - you look forward to your Sunday. If… Continue reading Friday-Pie-Day

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Put the Kettle On

Put the kettle on. Polly is back. It's been quite some time since she had an outing, and that upset both Polly and me. But look, here she comes! With a purposeful stride she wends her way through her quaint hometown, making her way to you. Today, Polly has fables and a parable for you… Continue reading Put the Kettle On

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A Place for Poems

Written by I'm-not-a-writer women, these poems have a special place in my heart. Revisiting them, I made tiny, tender edits, predominantly to my visual components, occasionally to the poems. The second slideshow contains poems penned in Afrikaans. I hit the Publish button only to discover, a short while later, that the post would not load… Continue reading A Place for Poems

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9 Writing Prompts for 9 Writing Days

Revamped and refreshed, here are 9 writing prompts, in a slideshow format, for 9 Writing Days. This doesn't mean you must write the whole day. Write for a set amount of time - 15 minutes, or 30 minutes, or 45 minutes, or ¼ of the day - for 9 consecutive days. Begin Day 1 with… Continue reading 9 Writing Prompts for 9 Writing Days

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Nine Love Notions

A while back, I scanned old journals before putting them in my rest-in-peace-drawer; it's a dark space, and what's in the drawer is seldom retrieved. Inspired by the golden oldie Love Potion No.9, I took extracts from the now-ancient-personal-history and created nine Love Notion Digital Cards. I seldom think about the period of my life… Continue reading Nine Love Notions