Tag Archives: Environment

Life is Beautiful!

I finished my 20th lap in the heated swimming pool and came out, drying my wet hair with a towel. I pressed the button on the remote, and messaged my butler to get me some Beluga Caviar. As I waited, … Continue reading

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Proof of the Pudding

Photo by Skeeze at Pixabay.com   I stared at the wolf across the frozen lake as my hand inched towards my gun. Snow in Central Park in mid-July! Who would’ve thunk! Our beloved leader was a genius after all, as … Continue reading

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The Enemies of Progress

It was a war of ideologies, the future vs. the past. We wanted to take the world forward, worshiped only progress. Those antediluvian SOBs wanted us to remain mired in the glories of the past. The worst part was, they … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Ribbons…

We stared at the Wishing Tree with wonder. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent So majestic, so magical. I could SEE what great things could be done through its powers. “Cut it down,” I told my foreman, “we’ll use these ribbons … Continue reading

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This Means War!

I bellowed with rage and frustration as I saw my son’s Student Of The Year Trophy melt away to nothing. Despite the numerous handicaps that he faced because of his background, our son had not only topped his year in … Continue reading

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The Makeover of Prazeres #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The highway was empty, as usual, and my car spoke with the wind as it breezed towards Prazeres.   Prazeres, my village for forty years, means ‘Pleasures’ in Portuguese, and as I entered the village, I could see why. Flowers … Continue reading

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The Scientific Renaissance

Photo Prompt courtesy Roger Bultot. “Your theory is filled with huge holes.” “That’s not possible Sir.” “Nonsense! Look at this weather balloon. It had these big holes, so it fell down from the sky.” “Yes Sir.” “Similarly, if the Ozone … Continue reading

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