Today is Sunday 24th October

It will still be dark when this goes out as I’m scheduling this one prior to the day of the 3 CT scans.
It sounds like some kind of dance or secret recipe doesn’t it, but I shall be having my breakfast in the car with the suduku book and rubbered pencil in my sticky little mitt.
The scans could take a couple of hours as there is some prep work that has to be done but there is no way I would let Hubby go on his own. At least they won’t be knocking him out this time, but there is always a chance he might have a reaction to whatever they give him.
The work they’re doing to the hospital is taking shape and it is going to be quite something when finished.

I don’t mind sitting in the car actually. Continue reading

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Three Things Challenge #761

Welcome to my daily Three Things Challenge.
Below are three things that may, or may not, be related. Simply read the prompt and see where your creativity takes you.
You can use one, two or all three words in your post, there are no restrictions regarding length, style, or genre apart from keeping it family friendly.
Remember to tag your responses with 3TC, #threethingschallenge or TTC and you can also add my logo if you wish, the roses of which are from our Peace bush last year.
Invite us along by creating a pingback to this post, then leave your link in the comments so that other people can read your writings and I’ll see it to respond to you directly. You might like to check out some of the other contributions while you’re there.

I schedule the challenge to go out around 6.30 am UK time, but pingbacks have to be approved manually so might not show immediately. This could be because I’m late accessing my blog or due to time differences, but I will get there, I promise!
I look forward to reading your responses, and as always thank you all for your continued support.

Your three things today are:
WEEK
HOUR
SECOND

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Song Lyric Sunday 24th October

This week, Jim’s theme is Atoll, Island, Key, Lagoon, Peninsula, Reef, Tropical as suggested by Tales from the mind of Kristian
I am cheating a bit and scheduling this as I’ll be late accessing my blog again .
Here’s Jim’s link for the challenge
https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/10/23/beach-flowers-hot-and-humid/

First of all though, here’s a film clip from Six Days and Seven Nights which NEVER fails to make me laugh……….. it occurs when they have ‘lost the peninsular’ and aren’t where they thought they were.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm4LKR0gMoo

Here is my choice for the challenge today, the lyrics of which are in the videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2RBS_U0GoQ

According to WIKI

Islands in the Stream” is a song written and later recorded by the Bee Gees. It was sung by American country music artists Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. It was released in August 1983 as the first single from Rogers’s album Eyes That See in the Dark. Named after the Ernest Hemingway novel, it was originally written for Marvin Gaye in an R&B style, only later to be changed for the Kenny Rogers album.

The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, giving both Rogers and Parton their second pop number-one hit (after Rogers’s “Lady” in 1980 and Parton’s “9 to 5” in 1981). It also topped the Country and Adult Contemporary charts. It has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling over two million physical copies in the US. In 2005 the song topped CMT’s poll of the best country duets of all time; Parton and Rogers reunited to perform the song on the CMT special.

Rogers and Parton went on to record a Christmas album together, and had an additional hit with their 1985 duet “Real Love”..

Due to licensing reasons, this song wasn’t included in digital release of Eyes That See in the Dark from Capitol Records Nashville. Sony Music, the current owner of RCA Records, protected copyrights for this recording, and is digitally available only in various compilations from Sony Music, especially those of Dolly Parton.

Much as I like their version, I prefer the Bee Gees.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSy3RbiIn_I

 

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Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #96 – Oct 23, 2021

Shweta is our lovely hostess for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt.
You can find out more and join in here
Prompt for Week #96 (Oct 23, 2021 – Oct 29, 2021)

Violence

Being violent doesn’t mean you’re strong.

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Nothing sinister

Hurrah!
Hubby had his internal pictures taken and there is nothing sinister lurking where it shouldn’t.
They called me in to collect him and discuss their findings, then he was allowed home.
He has diverticulosis, which is exactly what the doctor in A&E said it was, and now we know for sure, we can DO SOMETHING!
Seems this is quite common in people over 40 and can affect 2 out of 3 people.
We may have to modify Hubby’s diet a little,  but I have some literature from Guts UK provided by the British Society of Gastroenterology so can read up on that and any suggestions. I have been keeping a food diary for both of us Continue reading

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SoCS: Body Parts

Sounds like a garage sale doesn’t it. If only fixing our bodies was as simple as an oil change or replacing a bearing.

Linda is our host for SoCs. Today:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “body parts.” Pick a body part and talk about it.
I think it’s wonderful that some parts of our body come in pairs, legs, arms, eyes, ears, lungs, kidneys so that should one fail, the other can take up the strain.
Today I am thinking about boobs:

No, not boobies, though these guys above remind me of the Minions

Anyway, I digress slightly.

I have documented both Humphrey and Dick in my blog, Continue reading

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Opposing Forces – Saturday Mix, 23 October 2021

Sarah is our host for the MLMM Saturday Mix. You can find out more and join in here
This week we are dipping our toes into the pool of OPPOSITES. Our challenge is all about “opposing forces” and the use of antithesis in our writing. You will need to use the two opposing words in your response – which can be poetry or prose.

Our words this week are:

– mend and break

– order and mess

Sally always had to make do and fix anything that got broken. This wasn’t too much of a challenge in most things, but when her young son asked her to mend his goldfish when it died, it was enough to break her heart.

Someone’s mess is another person’s order, or so I was told when I worked in an office.
I cannot work in a muddle, so I had more filing trays than most: In, Pending and Out.

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“Today” – Three Things Challenge #760 – October 23, 2021

Jen Goldie has responded with this for today’s Three Things Challenge. I think it is beautiful and would like to share it.

Starlight and Moonbeams

https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/10/23/three-things-challenge-760/

Your three things today are:
TODAY
YESTERDAY
TOMORROW

Today, was lost in yesteryears.
Both sweet and sorrowful memories
shifting the mood from joy to sadness.
Hopefully by tomorrow it will find itself.
For futures sake.



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Today is Saturday 23rd October

In response to my own 3TC challenge today
The day is overcast and chilly, but at least dry for the time being. We both had a pretty good night and Hubby’s appointment is this afternoon. The gunge is working a treat…….. but it’s not a pleasant one.  We shall be glad when this weekend is over.

In the thirty two years plus we’ve been together, Continue reading

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Three Things Challenge #760

Welcome to my daily Three Things Challenge.
Below are three things that may, or may not, be related. Simply read the prompt and see where your creativity takes you.
You can use one, two or all three words in your post, there are no restrictions regarding length, style, or genre apart from keeping it family friendly.
Remember to tag your responses with 3TC, #threethingschallenge or TTC and you can also add my logo if you wish, the roses of which are from our Peace bush last year.
Invite us along by creating a pingback to this post, then leave your link in the comments so that other people can read your writings and I’ll see it to respond to you directly. You might like to check out some of the other contributions while you’re there.

I schedule the challenge to go out around 6.30 am UK time, but pingbacks have to be approved manually so might not show immediately. This could be because I’m late accessing my blog or due to time differences, but I will get there, I promise!
I look forward to reading your responses, and as always thank you all for your continued support.

Your three things today are:
TODAY
YESTERDAY
TOMORROW

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