Just Jot It January: If We Were Having Coffee: Brrrrrrrrrrrr

Hello  everyone  I am so  sorry  that I am so late ! I can see you are  all enjoying a chat, some cake , a  warming  fire  and  a delicious beverage!  It  has been a really  busy  and not  really  fun day. The  husband  who is  still not fully  well  has  decided  that  the decorating  can wait  no  longer. So  it  has been a day  of  shopping, stripping  ( calm down !  wallpaper stripping) filling, feathering  and  other  technical  terms ! So finding  a few  minutes  to  get  here  to chat  with all  you lovely  guys  has been  difficult  to say the least!

Coffee Cat

Anyway, Hello  and  welcome  come in it is lovely  to see you all here again. The fires are lit  the cushions are plumped up and  we have  the coffee and tea on  the go  and the cakes and sweets are all set out.  We  have  tea  and coffee  from all over  the world not to mention all our cakes  and muffins  and  as Paul  calls  them sweets! Every single  one  is  calorie  free! Plus of course  we now have spirits  and liquors  to warm the coldest of  you.

If we were having  Coffee: I would ask  you what  has been going on in your world this week, has  anything  deeply affected  you, have  you need a sympathetic ear, a shoulder to cry  on or  just  needed someone  to make  you laugh! If  yes  feel free to talk it out  here  with us. We will all help if  we can.

I have been spouting out  my  personal pain  lately , although  this past week I have tried to be positive, so If we were having coffee: I  would have to say  sorry  but if  I do not  let it out  here or rather in my poetry I think I would  go mad!

Okay  moving on  If we were having coffee: I would have to tell you about  a whisper  that I have heard about  that is growing into a roar!

A Thousand Voices Speak For Compassion

I heard about it first  on TanGental’s page here   and also on Gene’Os page  here . The idea  is to get 1000 bloggers on the same day to write posts about compassion, kindness, support, caring for others, non-judgement etc.? (Date to be decided.(it’s suggested 20th February 2015) We could call it 1000 Voices For Compassion.Who’s in? I really  would  like to be  but I need to think really  hard  about  what  to write about  but I am  going to think about it  and I am going to take part … If  anyone  has any  suggestions I would  be very grateful to hear them!

If were were having coffee: I would  ask you if  you would like another drink to warm you  up  here  move nearer to the fire ! I do not  envy  those of you who  in places  where  you have arctic temperatures, I really do not know  how you cope. Right  now  it is 2 degrees here  and is set to drop to minus  2 degrees ! I can here  you giggling  especially those of you  who are experiencing  minus 23!

If we were having Coffee: I would like  to welcome  back Deborah  at Container Chronicles who  joins us  doing her own” If  We Were Having Coffee” post. Do visit  her  she has been away  for too long  and it is so good to have  her  back!

Also  I have to say to Sheri De Gorm  I hope  wordpress has  not done  anything to our  coffee chat in the garden, we have moved indoors though!!

Well If we were having Coffee: I will thank  you all for coming  and I hope  you can forgive  my tardiness! If  you get a chance  send  me  some prayers  or  good vibes  whatever  your preference. That things  here  may improve  instead of  getting worse  week by  week. All I want  is  to be a happy  united  family  again… after all the Newbie  is growing  so fast  and we are missing so much. …sorry ‘nough said.

Will  you have another  cuppa, ah!  you will go on! This  little video  is  with a nod of  the head  and a wink to  my  dear friend Jean at  SocialBridge she will understand!

And of course  the


over at Part Time  Monster  and Gene’O’s

This post is part of Just Jot It January hosted by Linda G Hill.

Thanks for tuning in and if you want to join, feel free to click on the link and start jotting!



20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. markbialczak
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 18:25:03

    You stay warm, Willow. I’m with you in spirit.


  2. Diana
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 19:10:14

    Glad to see you joining 1,000 Voices Speak for Compassion!


  3. philosophermouseofthehedge
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 19:38:09

    Ah, Willow, such a nice fire. I’ve got some lovely special spiced cider that was sooo expensive before the holidays and it was only to look at then – but it’s been marked down for clearance and very affordable. After checking, it seems it will keep well in the pantry, so I plan to purchase another as it is so nice on a cold dreary day. Our cat sends regrets – it’s 60F and sunny. She always says “Never waste a sunny spot. Sun baking is soothing for body and soul.” But she hogs the sun pool…
    We’ve had bitter cold /icy rain for 3 weeks. Right now the tropical plants are all without their shawls and jacket. Winter may return in 10 days or so. But we are enjoying this break in the grey.
    Oh, wallpaper! So much work, but no doubt is will be wonderful when finished.
    Will stay tuned for the chorus of kind voices


    • willowdot21
      Jan 18, 2015 @ 19:43:19

      I am so glad you are enjoying the fire and the cider, you do not need to bring your own I shall send Paul out to get some!! 🙂 see that I delegated there to Paul right across the globe in Canada! Your cat sounds to be exstremely sensible! I hope winter stays away from you for as long as possible. Yes sadly I hate decorating so much blooming mess! Have a good week! ❤


  4. DailyMusings
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 19:54:37

    What a beautiful cat! Such a lovely fire to sit by and have a coffee and blogs are for sharing our troubles and woes and I hope this week finds you well 🙂


    • willowdot21
      Jan 18, 2015 @ 19:59:47

      Thank you it is wonderful to meet so many lovely people and share time together and if we can help each other whilst talking so much the better. I trust all is well with you too! ❤


  5. Paul
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 21:43:05

    I hope all gets better as time goes on Willow. Hang in there and know that all of us are sending good thoughts your way.


  6. TanGental
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 22:45:21

    hi, Willow. I know it is difficult to be sure what one might write for 1000 voices but actually I know something will occur. It’s all about our common passion, after all, our desire to see the world a better place and the steps to get there, the little things that trigger bigger things. The paying it forward without any expectation of a payback. It will come, be sure of it.


  7. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Jan 18, 2015 @ 23:23:11

    Gorgeous cat, Coffee Cat. Yours?
    Thanks for the chat and the coffee. I sure do hope things start looking up again for you and soon. ❤ ❤


  8. Deborah
    Jan 19, 2015 @ 02:02:20

    Thanks for the shout-out, Willow! 🙂 I’m hoping to add another selection during the week, but these coffee gatherings help me focus on what’s going on week by week. It’s great seeing so many people join in. 🙂


  9. socialbridge
    Jan 19, 2015 @ 11:46:03

    Hi Willow, glad you got a break from the decorating ~ one of my pet hates.
    The compassion idea is brilliant!


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