Category Archives: change

Maggie’s Easter present

Yesterday, we bought Maggie a new bed. Actually, it’s just a piece of flat foam with a removable cover that fits nicely between the bedside cabinet and wardrobe here. MSM told us she liked to curl up there sometimes during … Continue reading

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I was a materialistic hoarder

Ouch. This doesn’t sound like me at all these days, but with the recent packing up and putting things into storage took me back several years and how things and possessions were so much more important to me! When I … Continue reading

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On the move again

Regular readers may be a little confused as to my recent posts which appear somewhat erratic. This past week has been awful for various reasons, yet we have found a new selection of friends and allies we didn’t know we … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction challenge: March 16th

The challenge: March 16, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) go down the rabbit hole to a place where art is not allowed. It could be a small story or a dystopian vision. Is there a power … Continue reading

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Screwing for Greed

There are a lot of people on the marina up in arms today following receipt of a white envelope announcing a rise in mooring fees. The bar steward who owns the marina has decided to introduce a Residential Rate for … Continue reading

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By Arrangement Only

A post in my reader today reminded me about keeping the books for the Ex Partner who  had previously thrown all his receipts into a shoe box and presented them to a chosen accountant every year to sort out and … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sexes

This is our third winter on the boat and we have made our way into each Spring without incident, other than a bout of second-hand germs from those living in property. Poor Hubby is suffering today with the sniffles, an … Continue reading

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