Today's one-word challenge is the word shadow. You can find the challenge here. The clouds skipped over the sky, casting their shadows on the ground beneath them. The clouds brought with them a promise of rain. As the world around dark grew dark, the first droplets began to fall. The parched ground welcomed the moisture [...]
Here are my five things for the day: New comments, subscribers, and likes on WordPress. These continue to grow every day, and I am amazingly overwhelmed by the acknowledgement that I am receiving from other people. I will always be grateful for people reading my work and taking their time out to drop me a [...]
I was only there for the two days, and not the originally planned three. It is amazing that you can plan something so far in advance, and then just watch everything go wrong so your plans turn to shit! So, yes, originally I had booked this for the three days and expected to be there [...]
Every time a barbecue comes out; it rains. Reliable. 'Just this once,' we pray silently as we start preparing the food that we are going to eat. It is working, and the weather is going to hold. It is sunny, it is hot. The barbecue begins and the heavens open.
The party took a turn for the worse when Simon found himself sitting outside. He had no idea what he had done to get himself banished, but here we was; outside in the rain. He clutched at the birthday balloon, and didn’t dare try using his wings as a shield.
The weather has turned cold and it looks set to rain, I never have my umbrella, never prepared. Then it happens, The downpour. I am soaked to the skin and moan in despair. Why does this always happen to me? Why am I always that one caught out in the rain? It is just not [...]