Monthly Archives: February 2016

Why on earth do you want to farm?


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
I am reposting this from a previous blog I had since it was kind of popular, and I am really feeling sentimental today. “Why on earth do you want to farm”?  I…

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Painting Just for Fun


Painting for Fun Painting is a great way to relax, rid yourself of stress, and have fun all at the same time. It doesn’t matter if you can’t draw a straight line and you feel absolutely hopeless. This little exercise … Continue reading

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Springs Alarm


Originally posted on Elle May B:
Soft light caresses my eyelids I stir, a deep sigh Warmth kisses my cheek I stretch, open my eyes Music lifts my soul Singing, a robin, a sparrow? I rise, pull back the curtain…

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Book Blitz: Your Last Breath by Carole Parkes & Doug Lafuze @obsessiveppromo @CaroleParkes1


Originally posted on Indie Impressions:
Book Blitz: Your Last Breath by Carole Parkes & Doug Lafuze Feb 10th – Feb 17th     ? American misfit, Raymond Lang, fled to London to avoid capture. Despite other people’s perception of him,…

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Review of ‘My Barsetshire Diaries’ by Lord David Prosser


I enjoyed this light hearted, tongue-in-cheek look at the lives of Lord and Lady Prosser mainly because it didn’t need me to do anything but read. As a lover of thrillers with suspense and intrigue, my reading involves trying to … Continue reading

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Waiting for Bluebells


I can’t wait for spring! Can you write a short poem? Struggling for something  to post on your blog? Why not write a short poem using this photo as inspiration and post it on your own website. You can feature a photo … Continue reading

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I May Not Tell You I Love You


I May Not Tell You I Love You  Carole Parkes I may not tell you I love you Perfect husband of many years, But you see the peaceful calm we have And also the lack of tears.   I may … Continue reading

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