Every morning when I wake up, I will see something, hear something, read something, smell something, feel something, remember someone. My first impulse is to call him on the phone. He was an early riser, lived alone and by nine o'clock he was in his garden, trimming something, cutting back, replanting. In the summer it…Read more HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Roses & Silver Fountains

  This story is dedicated to Fijay at Blog On! who inspired this fool's midnight errand. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/moon/ 50 word story Last night I set myself  a Sisyphean dilemma, to find the origin and nature of the mysterious dot beside the moon. Now before you howl, 'Perseid meteor shower' and  likely suspects, Venus, Mercury, Mars, Saturn…Read more Roses & Silver Fountains

Neither a borrower nor a lender be

Shakespeare has been with me, all my life. In school, I studied Richard II, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, The Tempest and Macbeth. My father loved Shakespeare and could recite, off the cuff, from at least a dozen of the Bard's plays. On his 90th birthday, he recited the Seven Ages of Man from As You Like It, at a lunch in his honour.