‘Twas the week before Valentine’s . . .

‘Twas the week before Valentine’s, And all through the house, Nary a heart was heard beating,  No, not even a pulse… D: Um, A. . . A: Yes, D? D: What are you doing? A: Taking creative license with Valentine’s Day. D: With a poem ripped off from Christmas? A: It’s how I roll. D: […]

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Living Musically – Heart-Pounding Edition

A: My beautiful romance with my iPod got off to a rocky start this week – or rather, an icy start. On Monday, it was literally too cold for it to work in the car. So instead, I listened to the blast of the heater as it brought the ambient temperature to a barely tolerable […]

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The Sea

We live by the sea. It is just beyond us, really – a few kilometers away, over hill and heath – but it’s always there. Always breathing, always glaring or shimmering, depending on its mood. That’s what she would say. That it had moods. You can just see it from the kitchen window. It is […]

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Death by Chocolate

D: A? A is it wise to drink that much chocolate? A: Whatever do you mean, D? D: It might be good for you, but perhaps not in that quantity. A: I can handle it. D: Are you certain? Your gait is a bit wobbly, there. A: Is not. D: Is. A: (Walks into a […]

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