I pot plants (succulents, geraniums etc) and sell them to help raise funds when there’s a shortfall in subs to cover printing and postage costs for Positive Words and earlier this week delivered 20 to a sweet lady in her 80s who had just dug yet another garden bed in her yard (she has quite a few!) and needed plants to fill it. I’ll call you again soon, she told me, I’m sure I’ll be making more.
I’d been feeling a bit tired and overwhelmed after a busy weekend and she put me to shame! I certainly hope I’m up to digging new garden beds when I’m in my 80s 🙂
I came home singing High Hopes (Oops, there goes another rubber tree…) and if I feel a bit tired in future I’ll remind myself of that lady planting all her plants 🙂
What an inspiration!
Has anyone inspired you lately?
A little inspiration for some weekend writing . . .
Surely the cold, dark days were finally behind them.
Happy writing 🙂
I hope this one gets you started on your writing week –
The first day of . . .
And, don’t forget, submissions for the magazine are always welcome.
Submissions guidelines and information can be found here: Submissions & Subscriptions for Positive Words
Thank you to everyone who entered the November Mini-competition 🙂
And, congratulations to the equal winners.
Have said it before and will say it again . . . the support really does help to keep the magazine going!
Results for the November competition can be found here : Positive Words NOVEMBER 2014 Mini
See previous post for detail on how to enter this month 🙂
A writing prompt for today…
Where would we be without them? In the last couple of weeks I’ve observed three generations of situations where true friends have supported others in need . . . I’m sure there must be a story in that 🙂
A writing prompt for today:
He only needed one word to complete the crossword puzzle.
Cross words over crosswords?
Hope you have some fun with this one.
My apologies for the lack of writing prompts over the past weeks…I’ve had a break and will now endeavour to provide them at regular intervals again 🙂
Prompt for today:
I think I’m beginning to understand.
I hope it inspires some great poems and stories 🙂