Parenting, Relationship and marriage, TV shows

The Middle

Recently, my family and I have been watching The Middle on CatchUp TV. After dinner, we sit together to take in the latest woes of the Heck family. We are into Season 4, so no spoilers please. I don't know how this nugget of sitcom gold escaped my attention over the last decade. Perhaps I… Continue reading The Middle

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Music, Parenting, Writing

Taking flight

I dabbled on here yesterday. Looked up and noted the daily word prompt, thoughts percolated in my brain about how to write yesterday's word. I even wrote a few sentences. But nothing stuck. Nothing seemed right. So I switched off my laptop and took flight for the day. My mind is a jumbling mess. The… Continue reading Taking flight

Parenting

The Forecast Here

I am here in my local library, while T2 has private tutoring. His brother has come along as well, to play on the computer for the hour. After two days of weather forecast in the 40s, we are experiencing a more bearable expected high of around 26°C, although there is a reasonably high humidity percentage… Continue reading The Forecast Here

Fiction

Who the vagrant was (short fiction)

The sky was black when Liz woke. Still dark when she walked out of her apartment, and into the street. 'Morning, Miss Featherwise,' said her doorman, greeting her with a tip of his cap. Across the main road, in the park, light was splintering its pink hue defining the horizon into land and sky. Liz… Continue reading Who the vagrant was (short fiction)

Fiction

A room for Karen (short fiction)

It was dark when the crash woke Karen. Her eyelids flew open. What was that? After a few seconds, her sight adjusted to the darkness. Where am I? Unable to get her bearings, she swung her legs to get up. They didn't move. Her arms, too, were lead. What's happening? Panic rose, filling her mouth… Continue reading A room for Karen (short fiction)