What day is it Anyway.Sunday 5th April.

Why is Linda hosting this post.

She said.”Because if you’re like me and stuck at home already, or if you’re going to be like me soon, the days of the week are going to be hell to keep track of. We have a wonderful community here on WordPress, and I’m sure many people are feeling nervous and/or isolated. I want to make sure every one of us has somewhere to congregate and someone to talk to.

Why am I writing this post ? Because it’s day ? since we have been told by Bossa to stay home and socially distance ourselves. We are all in different circumstances and yet we are all in the same boat.

Yes I do hope everything will be alright. I do weep for my grandchildren, my loved ones and my amazing friends. We must all pull together we can’t slack now. Sadly people are dying , too many. No one is safe.

So ground hog day, up at stupid o’clock ..let Ruby out, fed and medicated her, Hubby up at 8am, breakfast, 9am our son, wife and grandchildren video called us , that was fun , noisy and excited.

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The sun was out and in two days we had gone from winter to summer, so we after chatting with the boys we went to woods with Ruby.

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Home again time to do our half hour exercise video. Then the blind couple rang about their talking clocks, one was not working! We managed to fix the situation over the phone. The thing is they don’t seem to worry as we do! They want something, they insist. I think though we have finally got through to them we cannot come to them we can not go out. They have official numbers to call on. We can help with essentials and do but they have all clocks and watches working now.

We were in high demand this afternoon a neighbour next door but one rang to ask for some help over a door lock , also sorted over the phone.

For dinner I cooked toad in the hole! Now we are having a quiet evening just listened to our Queen, I was surprised at how short her speech was.

I am praying not only for the UK but for every country in the world. For all my family and friends and all my dear blogging friends here on wordpress every one of you. EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT!

This is part of LindaGHill’s #WDIIA

What Day is it Anyway…. A Day late. 31st March.

Why is Linda hosting this post.

She said.”Because if you’re like me and stuck at home already, or if you’re going to be like me soon, the days of the week are going to be hell to keep track of. We have a wonderful community here on WordPress, and I’m sure many people are feeling nervous and/or isolated. I want to make sure every one of us has somewhere to congregate and someone to talk to.

Why am I writing this post ? Because it’s day Seven since we have been told by Bossa to stay home and socially distance ourselves. We are all in different circumstances and yet we are all in the same boat.

Yesterday started as every day, except hubby was very tired and slept in. I got the house cleaned, let Ruby out to do her business then fed and medicated her. Hubby got up and had his breakfast. He took Ruby for her walk on his own on his own because I had a Zoom meeting. The Pilates group I belong to got together and we have started having virtual lessons. Six to nine students to a lesson and our instructress. It was our first meeting and worked really well.


The rest of the day became rather stressful, phone calls calming friends who were feeling the stress of working from home, family being bored or worried. Oh! remember hubby drove a 25mile round trip to take his mother and brother a mask each ( she had to go and have her INR tested. Hubby had impressed on her and his brother that she had to wear the mask. She did not, no she said I did have it on my lap she told him. …Did his brother not even think to remind her…No, did they care that hubby drove all that way to deliver the masks (we could of used) his time, his health, his diesel and my nerves…. obviously not. I am saying no more we are both upset that she was put in danger.


Then I decided to organise my medication, which though not due yet is important. That took longer than usual.

Anyway it was not a relaxing afternoon or evening but we survived!

Be safe out thete.

Part of LindaGHill’s #WDIIA.

What Day is it Anyway? Friday, March 27th, 2020

Why is Linda hosting this post.

She said.”Because if you’re like me and stuck at home already, or if you’re going to be like me soon, the days of the week are going to be hell to keep track of. We have a wonderful community here on WordPress, and I’m sure many people are feeling nervous and/or isolated. I want to make sure every one of us has somewhere to congregate and someone to talk to.

Why am I writing this post ? Because it’s day Seven since we have been told by Bossa to stay home and socially distance ourselves. We are all in different circumstances and yet we are all in the same boat.

Last night we went out and joined with our neighbours to clap for our NHS and all Keyworkers. It was so moving that I could not video my street as I was so emotional so here is the news footage.

Thank You NHS

Today is another sunny day, the last for a while we are informed. The day started as ever, so we could skip that now except to say I couldn’t sleep so abandoned bed before six A.M. Leaving Hubby to sleep. Ruby was pleased to see me and we braved the early frost and wind.

The older lads got intouch early and they are okay, though we do have drive around to our middle sons place to leave some medicine on his door step. He is in the at risk catagory, having, stomach lung problems. At least we can wave to him from a distance.

I am feeling a little depressed and stressed I am feeling scared. But I must not dwell on this.

Keep calm.

Well it’s been another busy day a friend got in touch and asked if we were going shopping. We said no because we found it too stressful, she said she needed milk and bread, it was easier to take her some of our milk and bread, than think of her without. We have done this twice this week, she needs to bite the bullet and go and stock up! We have to!

Our middle lad is still unwell, he lives about seven miles from us. So we took him round some paracetamol, throat Lozenges and cough medicine. We left it on his doorstep and he waved to us from his window.

We also had to stop off on the way back because the blind couple wanted some rail tickets sorted for a refund. We did suggest that they wait until after this crisis is all over, but no they wanted the process started. I did point out that this was not urgent business…… We are in the throws of sorting it, or trying to now. It looks like our printer has run out of ink!

Stay calm. Notice my Bitmoji has had a hair cut like me.

Looks hubby has sorted the printer, refund request in the post!!!! We are hunkering down now. So far we are managing to keep away from everyone but the strain of running around after everyone is tiring us out.

I am off to cook dinner now and have a large glass of wine😜. I did not mean this to be a moaning post really I shall buck up by tomorrow.

Sadly we are on the upward curve 181 died today, we all need to stay in as the infections and deaths are doubling every three days at the moment.

Okay happy song time.

Be safe out there.

This is part of LindaGHill’s #WDIIA.

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #298 Bay&Play

image from Pixabay

It’s so quiet today

Silent, no one out to play

Fear emptied the Bay

This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Haiku Challenge.

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What Day is it Anyway? Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Why is Linda hosting this post.

She said.”Because if you’re like me and stuck at home already, or if you’re going to be like me soon, the days of the week are going to be hell to keep track of. We have a wonderful community here on WordPress, and I’m sure many people are feeling nervous and/or isolated. I want to make sure every one of us has somewhere to congregate and someone to talk to.

Why am I writing this post ? Because it’s day Six since we have been told by Bossa to stay home and socially distance ourselves. We are all in different circumstances and yet we are all in the same boat.

So I was up with the lark again, it was another bad night, full of bad dreams and cramp. We took Ruby out for a walk at a usually busy popular dog walking spot. It was as we guessed almost deserted when we got there.

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Anyway we had a lovely walk and Ruby enjoyed herself. We rang our elderly next door neighbour to see if he needed anything he said next time we went shopping could we get him some butter, could we get Danchurch butter from Waitrose. PLEASE, people are rioting in the aisles and he wants a brand name butter. ….Bless!

I can’t believe that all this panic buying is still going on. Selfish people grab, grab, grab while pensioners and exhausted frontline workers are left crying from the sheer unfairness of it all.

This is so wrong please, please, please make it stop.

I spoke to a friend who is a senior nurse, she is incharge of a clinic. She told me all clinics are being suspended and she and all her staff will be moved on the ICU wards nursing patients with Covid19. This is a nightmare I can’t believe this is happening.

Okay I have already told you all I am scared there’s no point in harping on.

I did soup for lunch a lovely veggie soup. Then I got bored so I decided to cut my hair. I cut off over two inches. But I think it looks okay.

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In the afternoon our youngest son rang to say according to DDP there was a package on the door step. There was!

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He had sent me some wild and bloom flowers for mother’s day.

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These flowers arrive half asleep. Tomorrow they will look spectacular!

I checked on my sisters, a couple of friends. Oh! Yes we received a random act of kindness, one of our friends dropped us round a little present. So very kind.

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We walked Ruby again, had stew for dinner then . We spoke to all three of our lads on the phone. We are bored with TV tonight.

And so to Bed!

Another piece of hopeful music.

Be safe out there. Hugs to you all.

Join us at Linda’s place #WDIIA

Thursday photo prompt: Torrent #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows a waterfall, its peat-coloured waters cascading over a rocky ledge and surrounded by trees.

This week’s prompt ~ Torrent

Like life the waters are muddied

What has tainted them we don’t know.

A rust hue has them sullied

As they dive so far below.

Standing on the edge, eyes open wide

Not sure of my feelings

I turn my head to hide.

Wherever I go, whatever my dealings

I cannot escape the the dive.

*****

This is part of Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Challenge.

Escape Life Line.

Image from Pixabay

I had to leave the party, my head needed a break so I took my shoes off and I stole off to the lake.

The moon was glinting silver on water and there was a fine mist it all looked to beautiful, fresh and angel kissed.

I could hear the music from the party floating on the air the warm gentle night caressed me as I stood  alone and peaceful there.

The breeze took up a little and the clouds began to part and such a handsome moon appeared it almost stopped my heart.

I wanted to run up the moon beams I wanted to get way, I need a lifeline to save me. To open my eyes like the moon did just then , open  my eyes give me a lifeline and set me free

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 167, #Poet’sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

It’s the first of the month and we know whatever that means! Poets, Choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you!

This week I chose a simple Etheree.

Pressure

Image from Pixabay

The

pressure

Weighs heavy

My shoulders bend

Dragging me under

With fear in tidal waves

Blindly I search but in vain

The answer is hidden from me

One foot after the other deeper

Caught up in the quagmire, under pressure.

*****

Three Things Challenge.

Welcome to Di’s at pensitivity101. The Three Things Challenge.
Every day she will give us three things that will hopefully trigger our creativity.

Today’s three things are Smug, Trowel, Rough.it on, resounded in her head.

“Plaster it on” resounded in her head.

Use a trowel, he repeatedly said.

He always joked she looked rough as a dog.

Finally she bit him. Leaving everyone agog.

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 166, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

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It’s the fourth week of the month! Ken Gierke selected this month’s theme prompt. On the Monday before the next challenge, Colleen will select someone to choose next month’s theme. Have fun! Today’s words are.

“FINDING CLARITY”

This week I have written a Gogyoka.

******

As I crash through life

Missing chances

Breaking promises

Hoping always to discover

The one true light.

© willowdot21 2019

This is part of Colleen’s Chesebro’s Weekly Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

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