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motherhendiaries

Hi there! I am an American who washed up on the shores of England over 25 years ago. I decided that if my life is an open book anyway, I better start writing some of it down before I get too old to remember that I enjoyed most of it. And if I can make you choke on your bagel or snort coffee out your nose from time to time, I feel I have succeeded in my mission here. Someone has to do it. Welcome to the comedrama dust bath that is my life...

Aglow

My response to this week’s WP Photo Challenge, Glow. Sunset a couple of nights ago, when HH and I were sharing a couple beers after a long and productive day renovating our barn. Seriously, I could post one of these sunset pics every few days, the view is […]

No Corn, No Photo

Seriously, can we ever have enough chicken memes? This is Snowflake, hatched earlier this year,  now in glorious plumage and with attitude to match. You might think she’s going for her glamour shot, but in truth she is seeking corn. Like always, cheeky minx! Photo captioned courtesy of […]

Life With Bear

Poor Bear… so misunderstood, overtired and burdened with humans who will never understand him. Here is what is hopefully the first little instalment in the life of Bear, my Black Russian Terrier, and the trials and tribulations of his life as a couch potato. He’s 120 pounds of […]

Flash Fiction: The Hiding Place

“I ain’t ‘fraid of the dark.” “Me neither.” “Don’t be stupid, Brucey, everybody knows you are.” “Well, I ain’t!” Kip rolled his eyes. Brucey had moved so close in the dark Kip could feel him shaking. “Git off me, then!” Kip elbowed his brother aside, but there wasn’t […]