Monthly Archives: December 2017

2017 – The End

This was our view today from our dog walk along Carpenter Creek. Not much reflection today – even though I thinkĀ  I “should” be reflecting. Well, I am and I’m not – sort of and but not quite – and … Continue reading

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Long and Winding Road

A lot has been said about mindfulness lately. I want to sing the praises of mindlessness – it seems that the expression, “losing my mind” is seen as pejorative. Not by me. This morning I needed to get out. So … Continue reading

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Stories and snow

Last night on this blog I published one of my short stories: Wild Horses. If you haven’t read it, please do. I like getting feedback – whatever the feedback is. It’s useful. As a writer, I don’t want to feel … Continue reading

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Wild Horses

Hey readers! Here’s the first short story I am uploading. Please feel free to read, share and give feedback. Also – I hope you enjoy.     Wild Horses   By Goody Niosi   On his fifteenth birthday, Sam decided … Continue reading

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Rejection

I’ll start with the snow – then I’ll move on to rejection. Snow – falling all day – we’re inching up on three feet. We drove into town – roads are snow – everything is snow. I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Skiing Redux

Right! Today was my second day on country skis. I fell only once and even that was completely egregious – so I’d say I did quite a bit better than the first time. I went with Nicky and Brent (see … Continue reading

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The Day After

I may as well start with yesterday. You know what I like? I like spending hours in the kitchen, making something delicious for people I love. So that’s what made yesterday a lovely day for me. I started early in … Continue reading

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Crazy Family

Yup – that’s crazy Alisa and even crazier Simon enjoying Christmas gifts! And the, after that, enjoying a Christmas morning walk through the snow with the dogs at Bannock Point. It was a lovely morning, starting with a ginormous apple … Continue reading

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Not a Creature is Stirring

It’s quite true. There are three people currently in this house – one each floor – and I do believe I am the only one exhibiting any movement. On top of that there are two dogs (two separate floors) ditto … Continue reading

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Sun! (And Alisa!)

Glory be! The clouds disappeared and the sun came through – just in time for Alisa’s plane to land! Hurrah! She’s here! Our house is suitably decorated. Gifts under the tree. Essentially everything is done – and that means that … Continue reading

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