When someone pays you a sincere compliment, are you able to accept it? Or do you brush it off? I’ve noticed a number of people who do that. If your the person giving the compliment, isn’t it like a slap in the face when your statement isn’t acknowledged?
I’m not sure about you, but when times are difficult, problems arise, there are issues to deal with and we sometimes feel overwhelmed and over our head, I find it easier to lighten the mood with levity – a joke, a funny meme, a humourous moment in time.
Since I’m retired, long weekends mean little in one sense, for me at least. Life continues on as usual to a degree and doesn’t change my lifestyle overmuch. The pleasurable part of a long weekend is spending relaxed downtime with family. So to some degree, I am touched by them in that there is a more languid feel about them.
Amy could attest the truth of Judy’s words for she’d been present when they were spoken. The problem was she wasn’t sure anyone would believe her since she was the office jokester and they all knew it. She was concerned she might make the situation worse for Judy instead of better.
When this word came up, there were several topics that came to mind. The current political landscape (worldwide but the US in particular) and let’s face it, the President of the USA has behaved contentiously and has managed to polarise the country in a way not seen in years.
https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/08/19/your-daily-word-prompt-outlast-august-19-2019/ I’ve chatted about architecture on occasion and my love of many types designs and structures. Norman Foster once said, “Quality is an attitude of the mind.” He preferred “simplicity” of design while Frank Lloyd Write’s architecture was “organic”. I was introduced to their differing styles years ago and every now and again I take […]
Throughout history, one group of people has attempted to change another group’s actions so they are in align with “their” idea of what it is to be civilized whether it related to behaviour, religion, activities.
https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2019/08/12/your-daily-word-prompt-obstinate-august-12-2019/ Loki, our beautiful black german shedder (haha) had to have elbow surgery 3 days ago. He came home the next day, groggy and out of it due to the surgery and meds. He’s doing fine. For the most part, he’s groggy as all get out, but he’s able to eat and drink with no […]
Juvenile and adolescent to say the least, but that was Shannon. She took affront at everything all the time. She had such a negative attitude that even a few kind words would likely be taken the wrong way.
The tales the house would tell about this family were of constant humiliation. These teenagers weren’t the happy go lucky teenagers that had passed before them. They walked on eggshells and lacked the confidence of the predecessors before them.
Everyone had words of praise honour and humour for Eric Summers. He was an easy man to memorialize. His integrity stood the test of time. He showed respect consideration affection and gratitude to all around him.
Danielle had worked for Superior Products At Your Fingertips for 10 years and counting. In all that time she’d never to her knowledge met or seen the owner. She’d never even heard his voice. It seemed he was the most enigmatic of men.