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Desirable

I was thinking yesterday of how sometimes during the mundane moments of life, we might feel less attractive at times. Housework, our work for income, working out, we probably look harried and dishevelled more often than we realize. We rush past people wearing facemasks, not sure whether they are smiling or scowling at us. Flirting […]

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I Love You

There are days when the cold of this world takes away your smile. I know that. You know that. Having a friend who is there with warmth and hugs and love and sweetness means so much during those cold hard times. I write on my canvas about love – about lovers. I have not had […]

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My Sentimental Serenade To Simon

I don’t do Valentines. For lots of reasons. Commercial world telling me I have to tell the person I love that I love them on a specific day and show it through things…no way doll! I will tell my beloved how much I love him every day and I know that the way he enjoys […]

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Coping With Economic Crisis

Now I am going to talk about one of our worst fears – economic downfalls or even economic disaster….. On a sombre note, I wonder how you would feel if tomorrow morning your boss called you and said that they have no choice but to make you redundant because the company is struggling so much […]

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The Raspberry Ripples Guide To Finances

So recently May Moore has been running an amazing series called “MONEY MATTERS” and I know a lot of you have taken part in publishing your own experiences with money, debt, budgeting, and perhaps gambling. It has been educational to read all the posts linked to May’s series. Personally, I believe that the best start […]

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Stay Close

There are times when I break apart all over again. Some unexpected pressure finds the weakness and the crack deepens. Despite all my efforts – it happens – out of the blue. I am sorry for a million reasons. I am sorry I let you down. I know how pained you must be. I am […]

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Bashing Out A Budget

THEY say that money is the cause of most arguments and the most common cause of failed relationships. So by the time you meet the person who you know you want something serious with, it would be a good idea to learn about the concept of budgeting – also known as living within your means. […]

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Creativity

One of the aspects that makes humans unique amongst all of earth’s creatures is a fascinating attribute – our remarkable creativity. In all parts of the earth we find distinct and vibrant cultures which often express various aspects of human creativity that enriches the human race. We celebrate creativity. It is a mark of a […]

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…To You

This is not the way I want it to be…you know that! If I had my way, I would start this day by lavishing you with attention. Breakfast in bed, a loving kiss, pampering you, adoring you…I would serve your every need – in every way. I am sure you know what I would do […]

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Personal Traditions

When I first saw the 4 THOUGHTS or FICTION prompt I was stumped. My mind was completely blank at the thought of “personal traditions”. I did not think I had any personal traditions at all. I asked Ben and he said, “Sure you do…” and he reminded me of little habitual aspects of my life. […]