Doors #SOCS

A door closed today. Hope flared, like a match flaming in the darkness and then dying too soon, leaving only the imprint of its brief light, burning on closed eyelids. The door is closed. I reached out my hand to try the handle and found it locked, from the other side. In my heart, my … Continue reading Doors #SOCS


Song Lyric Sunday Theme for 2/4/18

I normally try and take part in this weekly music fest, but this week – with a house move and job change imminent, I just couldn’t summon up the inspiration. So the least I can do is reblog to share the joy of Song Lyric Sunday with my own little following!

This Thing Called Life One Word at a Time

I think I’ve mentioned before that my hubby is Persian, which of course means that we struggle sometimes with cultural differences.  One thing in their culture that I don’t really understand is this weird thing where they say something to be nice, but they don’t really mean it.  When my father-in-law was staying with us, he would tell me that he didn’t want any dinner.  I would take him at his word and not fix him anything.  Then, when my hubby would ask him, he would say he was starving.

It was frustrating and I tried to tell him that he just needs to tell me the truth because I will take him at his word.  It never really worked out that way.  I still took everything he said literally, but I let the hubby handle his dinner and things like that.  Or, I would just make him something and…

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