All posts tagged: Thinking SpiteHot

I would be Merida.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “A Storybook Day.” I do not see myself as living a fairytale life. I am grateful for all I have, don’t get me wrong, but I am simply ordinary – 99% of the time it is a good thing. I make enough money to pay my bills-yay! I can’t take vacations every year, but despite what “they” want us to believe, most people don’t – I am very lucky, but… …If I could live one day as a fictional character it would be Merida of Disney’s movie, Brave. I would show the world how traditions can blend with new ideas to create real progress in the world as a whole. I would have fun, friends, family and love.

Take me to the Moon

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Take Me to the Moon.” The moon affects all of the fluids on planet earth.  The ebb and flow of the oceans, female menstrual cycles and even the psyche of humans is inexplicably tied to that silver rock that hangs so unassumingly in the night sky. The moon represents different things for different people: For many the moon represents a feminine and peaceful entity. For law enforcement the full moon can mean more car accidents and drunk drivers. For doctors the full moon brings with it more births and more patients. For farmers the full moon is tied to hard winter frosts. For dreamers the full moon represents freedom from the constraints of the material world. I am a dreamer. When I need a break from the material world, a break from the egos of the workplace, a break from the needs of everyone else, a break from the sound of the traffic passing on the street, I envision myself on the moon – far above the earth. …