Christmas Re-Cap

Do you ever have that gnawing feeling that something is missing, but oookaaay refill my glass? Good morning! My turn to host the Christmas meal was not an epic fail, but I forgot to put out one of the main dishes. I’ll blame stress, and the person who arrived early with champagne. One sip and … Continue reading Christmas Re-Cap

Hosting Christmas While Grinding Molars

Hello word allies. This morning, I write to you as I glide on my stationary recumbent bike (because that’s part of my physical therapy regimen.) The time exhausted as the sun ascends each day on this bike, I pass likewise, by developing my thumb muscles, clicking away as I pedal. At the hour's conclusion, I … Continue reading Hosting Christmas While Grinding Molars

Flown Back to Roost, a limerick

Though hatched, grown, and given the bootThree birds have returned to the roost Like chicks newly hatchedStarved, equally matchedRegurgitated worm, the desired loot~•~ Happy to see them in the same roomContentment, laughter, then kaboomBehavior quite fowlHigh pitched squawks, low growlsThese “adults” came out of my womb!~•~ “Mom! Mom! Mom!” Voiced from… everywhere“She said…” “He won’t…” … Continue reading Flown Back to Roost, a limerick

Dear Donald Trump, “HAPPY HOLIDAYS!” #StillNotMyPresident

Hearing “Merry Christmas” now causes malaise Trump made it a zealous ethnocentric phrase Now all I ever say Is Happy Hollidays I long for a leader with social mores _____________________ <a href="https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/communal/">Communal</a>

The GOP Christmas Gift Exchange

What do you buy for someone who has everything? More. The GOP is truly enjoying this Christmas season like none ever before. (I feel I can not say "holiday" while the Nazi potus is in office, so Christmas it is.) The GOP is so confident their tax bill will pass that they are adding last … Continue reading The GOP Christmas Gift Exchange

Distractions

Starbucks didn't have holiday spice for the coffee she (let's call her Magi) had already paid for. One of the baristas (Mary?) went to who knows where (possibly Bethlehem) to locate some of the elusive spice (Myrh?)  Twenty minutes passed...meanwhile she should already have been at work. Word came from who knows who (Joseph?) that there was … Continue reading Distractions