Determination Is The Key

Usually being a beginner to the world of blogging, I bypass the daily prompts.

Today the suggested prompt word ‘harmonize’ sparked interest. It’s a word I’ve become used to hearing the past few months since resuming piano lessons two months ago.

Although away from the music instrumental world for a period of time, I returned with a passion fueled with desire to learn more and complete both of my Adult All-In-One Course Level 1 books.

Previously I had gone off course when I requested to learn certain artists’ tunes and of course I can’t forget those beautiful Christmas carols.

I chose without the instructor’s request to review the manual page by page starting with Page 1. This extra-curricular activity already paid off in the short term when this past week I mastered quite a difficult piece over a two-week period.

The instructor’s smile and input were a most heartwarming reward for all the effort I’d  put into self-discipline practice.

Harmony in piano is defined as playing notes together. It accompanies melody which is made up of notes played separately. I attained my goal to play both hands together in perfect harmony.

This senior citizen is quite pleased with herself and looking forward to the next challenge amidst the 30 pages shy of completion of that first level book.

In life one is never too old to learn.

Gals Just Wanna Have Fun

Divorcee journey began 2010
TV advertisement suggestion
Process collection various indiscretions
Read, listen and learn
Accumulation misrepresentations
Bad-ass teen-age boy equivalent
Bat-crap retiree crazy prevalent
Church-goer claimer
Family portrait charmer
Outright liar
Psychological harmer
Two-for-one scammer
Fairness to others dated
Gal treated total respect
Smiles, laughs and intellectual conversation
Wondered ever find Mr. Perfect for me
No longer try
Kiss online dating 'good-bye'
When least expected 
Surprise awaits
Magically all fell into place
Frequently write words thru lyrics
Gals wanna have fun soon finds success
A man with integrity 
No ruthless character
Met all requirements set for self
One wish naught make my life difficult. 

Le Jardin de Juin – June’s Garden

Year created 2008
Overseas' son idea or fate
Suggestion Mom access, play Fairyland app
Virtual garden excellent panacea
Creation in memory of Tuffie McGuffie
Nickname for oldest daughter
Too soon departed
Forever '28'
On app no need for gloves
Nor worry 'bout sore back
Neither critters sample plants
Water whenever - hours recreation
Most players UK location 
Hello June's club - quite beautiful bouquet
Worldwide Junes interact play
Each year nearin' anniversary day
Message breathtaking wait yellow birthday plant
Soon changeover birthday balloon with message
Date in place September 24th similar heritage
Fun season ahead - Happy Halloween!
Witches, creepie spiders, ghosts and bats
Naught forget those sneaky, silky black cats
Grow largest pumpkin been quite a task
A gardener's ballet totally free
Gone years tending 'real' gardens
Loving son's prescription definite blessing
Although active player challenged certain days
App a pizzeria no side effects - Hooray!
Battling grief quite a Mother's struggle
Virtual garden resemblance reality life
Always amidst selected plants stands
The flickering candle 'Forget-Me-Not'
Deborah Ann forever daily in thought.

Beware of the Charmer

Recently I met a man from an online dating site who turned out to be quite a charmer.

There were no real outward signs of his soon-to-be disturbing behavior. Total opposite he appeared rather nice.

A little checking on social media sites and others’ approval via viewing him and his family picture posts left me feeling comfortable to date him.

Unknown and totally caught off-guard was three dates in the executive churchgoer’s personality became that of a ‘freakazoid’ following a nice dinner together.

Where and exactly when did this man’s smiles and interesting, intellectual conversation changeover to a total different personality is a complete puzzle to me.

The whole experience managed to sour my thoughts on those who claim to be devout Catholics or Christians.

I can’t emphasize enough the importance of a complete background check on any man entering your life who knows none of your family, friends nor acquaintances.

Ladies, don’t let appearances fool you with any new romantic interest. Don’t let your guard down. Why? It could have cost me my life.

The man whose vocabulary words this blogger had to utilize a dictionary to define wasn’t looking for a serious relationship online rather a cover-up for a hookup.

I am thankful to God I walked away unscathed. The outcome of a third date with this man could have become more gruesome.

This I admit has been a most valuable lesson with the issue of trust. A decent, respectable woman has no idea the hidden agenda of today’s world’s charmer nor the potential possible harm he could inflict upon her once alone.

Realization now for the woman whose heart you attempted to hurt via your actions is a newfound built wall ‘lack of trust’, a barrier to some really decent man.

You, the charmer, I truly believe will get back 10X thru Karma compensation for your actions.

Yesterday began a new month of my favorite season, autumn. I intend to keep it filled with beautiful people, positive thoughts and happy moments.

This woman who demands respect and love has no place amidst the world of the ignorant man a.k.a. ‘THE LOSER’.





Insomniac Read – “Sugar Detox”

Prior conclusion online date
Newspaper-magazine store debate
Location 15 minutes walking distance
Confession thou knew naught its' existence
Several aisles, topics galore
Reader's dream candy store
Newspaper-magazine confection
Allo! Amidst multitude selections
Tenure life held myriad interests
Eventually frugal gal 2 choices present
Purchases for sheer personal reading pleasure
"Sugar Detox" absolute wealth knowledge treasure
Page after page statistics and facts 
Potpourri beneficial current weight loss journey
Eye-opener world sugar disguise
Halloween treats '365'
Sugar found hidden strange spots
Excess 50 sugar synonyms who'd thought
Read 'sneaky' sugar source list
Servings and grams OMG what a culprit
Mission ahead focus sugarless strategy
Healthy diet, daily walk comprised good recipe
Newfound necessity avoid and resist - try sugarless
Now finally over plateau extremely happy this morn
Finishing blog post heading to record weigh-in.
Thank God!

True Friendships

Today's society lifetime friendships rarity
Flowers in bloom fake friends arrive depart soon
Family created void of birth certificates
Quality over quantity simple concept
Man of integrity crossed mind - no thoughtform past
Communication with outside world great task
Lured north for a simpler life
Friendships comprised of fellow transplants
Thirty years ago diagnosed with MS
Forced face life debilitating disease
Complained naught - circumstance freeze
Chose courage plus amazing positivity
Daily taking advantage of God's life beauty
Few knew his manner of outside world connection
Head controls usage kept in touch via messages
Unknown to me magnitude progression disease 
Opposite fake friends online no emotional treason 
Inbox send fav country artist's newest addition
Man with disability found time brighten my day
His random acts of kindness found me all seasons
Good friends more importance fact
Versus passionate romance if not intact.

World of Mixology – Not SBs Cup of Tea

Thankfully turning out to ‘NOT‘ be my cup of tea became an infinite fine and blessing in disguise.

A downright shame to disregard innermost ‘gut’ feelings and signs versus placing emphasis on perception of good traits taught me quite a valuable lesson.

Above is fair warning for those who choose dating online. Similar to tea there are thousands of varieties in the sea.

The aftermath of the bad penny, the disreputable person, is similar to the recurrence of any unwanted event.

Whenever angry with another, tis often best to hold your tongue until you’ve had the opportunity to calm down and assess the situation.

Oops! Did you follow that rule of thumb? Or choose to type and send instead text ‘the end’.

Following a breakup it’s quite therapeutic to write or type feelings on paper followed by process of destruction via placing printouts one by one in the paper shredder.

Confetti anyone!

Feel better? Positive ‘yes’ and negative ‘no’ answers pop to mind followed by ‘reality’ mixture combo ‘not certain’ since even short term grief takes period of time.

It did help though? Yes, precisely correct!

Copping an attitude rarely gets me to reconsider a decision thus you’ll forever remain at a far away distance.

It might be fun to see how a new love interest story unfolds only your presence in my life has become old news.

Dishonesty is far from my cup of tea. She may think she won only a storm in a teacup is no real prize catch.

It’s laughable at best to see the happiness loving posts she sends while your profile stating ‘online today’ shows up on my contact list on dating sites.

Me, I have great confidence in my own savoir faire. Oui, il n’est pas mon genre!













Stepping Into Solitude

Out of nowhere and quite tired of late I wonder bout my blogging fate.

A hobby I undertook for pleasure in spite of topics galore suddenly seems more to me like a daily chore.

I’ve always enjoyed writing and taken several Journalism courses over the years only do wonder if I’m suffering from Writer’s Block or sheer disinterest.

Thoughts of a brief hiatus come to mind as I wish to accomplish a goal,  placing the word ‘author’ following my name,  during this last chapter of my lifetime.

My synopsis is complete and all characters in place so for now my daily blogging will likely turn into a weekly submission as I chase my dream.




Taste of Online Dating

O-range you a cutie
First pic caught my eye
Forgetfulness crop date
Automatic 'good-bye'
Be yourself task
All decent gal ask
Record pertinent information
Research absolute second vocation
Guidelines choose follow why
Member profile contents outright lies
Access gym daily laughable pic admire
Carrying around spare tire need update attire
Phase two phone conversation - listen heard
Ton red flags amidst herd
Say what you mean, mean what you say
Face-to-face meet no misrepresentations explain away
Window shopping online lonely man's favorite pastime
Discovery total waste intellectual's precious time
Search partner share simple joys last chapter life
Limited potentials combo continuance strife
Self-talk hopeful maybe gonna truly love again
Life's lesson - players game possible learn
Overall process bittersweet
Lacks success story less honesty match lucky meet. 


Sideways Silhouette

Sudden glimpse nearin' 4:00 o'clock
Semi-tired busy day baulk
Periodic excuse avoidance daily walk
Time self-awareness talk
Travelling light
Sneakers tied tight
Cell phone, keys plus tad cash
Fannie pack in place time dash
Bottled water in hand 
Rapidly walk soon bike path stand
Look down, look straight ahead 
Observance accompaniment constant lead
Personal image, solid shape shadow
Profile interior featureless narrow
Impossible catch thee
Previous times wish hide thee
Light gray filled-in outline imagery
Shadow walker decision snap for chat
Continuance exercise regimen rat a tat tat.


The Happy Dance

Weighed in downward trend
Program buddie's hands definite lend
Weight loss journey 'yes' difficult
Bathroom scale often absolute insult
Precise leaders' advice 
Certain to self repeat least twice
Weight loss recipe appearance easy
First time trial recipes stomach bit queasy
Months down transformation path program fine
Management left two Butterballs behind
Sudden plateau arrival on scene
Dieting nosedive panic mode unforeseen
Bored, tired battle of bulge distraught
Refusal emotions be naught
Younger age easier accomplish goal
Disallow older factor excuse role
Proper attire off to local gym
Walk in thankful lights dim
Scan room lots remember when
More reason discouragement not win
Ambition, sacrifice creation dieter's paradise
Destination invite ahead weight loss small price
Aspiration 'Countdown Happy Dance' success
Appearance function show smaller size dress.