Life As An Art Form

Quips & Commentaries in Prose and Poetry

Kiss and Tell?

Avril Somerville (SomerEmpress)

Apparently, it seems that one of my children have made off with one of my writing notebooks in which I took notes for this morning’s writing. Now I have to rely on my memory sans the notes. Look, this has been brewing in me since Sunday morning! (Oh, that was only yesterday!) ๐Ÿ˜ฎ At the …

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The Body Beautiful

Avril Somerville (SomerEmpress)

Now I know why Mama used to say “take your time to grow up!” ย I dare not title this post “On Aging” because that would sound so common. Everyone ages. Big deal. That, in and of itself, is not revolutionary. Plus it just sounds boring, scary, recycled, and oh so…old! More recently, I’ve become amazed …

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Today calls for a tall (tall as in really tall, not tall as in Starbucks-you-gotta-be-kidding-me-that’s-a-tall?) cup of coffee, reflection, and introspection. ย I’ve been more tired than usual these days, so today I have no “real” major plans other than treating myself to some quiet, unfiltered time. Of course, there’s the “must-haves”: dinner to fix, library …

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It’s Day 4 of my youngest child being sick with what looks like a wicked virus, or stomach infection.ย  Hopefully, she turns the corner today because she’s quickly becoming a poster child for Huggiesย Pull-ups.ย  She’s become very clingy, so I’m on borrowed time, even as I type.ย  The last few nights have been punctuated by …

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