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Twiddlemthumbs's Blog – June 2011 Archive (5)

Eggs sizzzzzling

Outside it is a mere 26 degrees inside it is 16 having heart and circulation problems makes it difficult to move and breeze normally in the heat I managed to toddle into the back garden that was an adventure in it's self not to steady on my feet the ground seems to want to kiss my head I know I love mother nature but come on I am 64,smudge is taking cover under the chair she has been sun bathing all morning come on girl I shout cool saucer of water here she pricks up her ears meows and goes… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 28, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Who am I

Come on Raymond pull your socks up it seems all my life I have been pulling up one sock or the other trying to be something I never was or could be in a million years it has only been recently very recently that I have stopped trying to be someone else and be myself who am I well nobody really knows not even an Angel who has stood by my side and on occasions held onto me tight to stop me falling into the pit that I have managed to get where I am today,at times it is not a nice place many the… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 26, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Bluebells beneath my feet

As I walk through this Forrest called maturity sometimes the canopy of the trees stop the warm of the Sun from gently warming my body and soul some paths in the Forrest lead to thickets where it seems impossible to get through other paths lead to glades where the cushion of bluebells fill your inner senses and thoughts with belonging you sit for a moment close your eyes and think of loved ones who have passed this way before for no journey in life is ever taken without your ancestors who have… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 25, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

If only

Walking gingerly down a country lane you get to appreciate mother nature at her best hedge groves tall trees forming a canopy to shade you for the summers Sun a slight breeze wafting on your face the smell of flowers shrubs all mingling to fill every sense you have what could be better,as you walk along you disturb birds in the hedgerows they twitter shout and try to distract you form the nest that has young babies in it the occasional mouse that scuttles away in the dense foliage an… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 23, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Just a cocktail of chemicals

When you have a lot of time on your hands your mind can throw up all sorts of things some good some not so good if you are not careful before you know it the deep pit of depression can set in and make life unbearable you may be surrounded by loved ones but the grip of depression failure and helplessness can overcome even the strongest of people,64 years of memories experiences thoughts love and anger may not be clear to see on your face but inside the tentacles of depression dig deep into your… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 22, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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