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LooK OUT BELOW

The storm outside tonight wants to let loose but it’s stagnating, like my mind right now. The thunder sounds like a jet flying back and forth, waiting to drop a bomb. I want to type a post, but there is much on my mind, as always. Once in a while I get set free, but not tonight. So with this said, I have decided to share some post that have stood out to me. I will dedicate it to my two-hundred followers, this will also make blog post one-hundred-one. Go us!

My first shout out will always go to Diane from HOMETOGO232. Diane, writes about her mother, husband, kids, and sister. I can feel the love her single mother had for her, in her writing. There is a sweetness that fills your cup of tears, and overflows you with joy. She was my first follower, and also the first one to get me established on this platform. She took me under her wing, explaining things step by step, (on computer mind you) encouraging my writing. She became friends with me on fb and when I would post a story on their and was not writing on here. She would ask “why don’t you post this on your blog” and she did this on more than one occasion. In her blogroll her explanation of my blog says: “I write from the heart” it  makes me feel good, about what I do write. I had to do a double take of what she wrote, because I have read a few blogs that I consider “from the heart” and don’t think I measure up. However, Diane thank you for the compliment and keeping me going.

My second shout out is, dearlilyjune. I not only read this blog, but learn as well. The post I linked you to, is a favorite of mine. However, I have more than one. This post,  built me a road to drive on for miles that was not there before. I had always looked at certain poems, and said they were over my head, deeper than my own water-well. Poems like this one, which I love and she introduced that poem to me on this post. My good friend Freebird also writes poems and after reading dearlilyjunes post it came together because some poetry freebird writes is stuff only she knows, secrets from certain times in her life. When I asked her to break-down certain parts, she said no. Dearlilyjunes  taught me that I don’t need to understand word for word what the poet is trying to say. In her post she explains how to look at poetry from another light. I had been under the wrong impression and thank her for broaden my horizons. I want you to do what makes you happy, A. I can’t wrap this blip up without telling you what a great teacher you are, I do hope you re-consider.

My third shout out, is Freebird, If you all don’t know, we know one another, from my current job. She has found greener grass else where, and is using her degree. If you click on her name, it will take you, to one of my favorite blogs from her. I’m not a single mother. I have two good friends who had to raise their kids on their own. I think this post she wrote, is lovely, and hope a few more people stop by and read what she has to say. I don’ know how life feels for her, but she explains single motherhood well in this post. She grabbed my heart from start to finish. I would like to see a few of her own head over as well!

My fourth shout out, is The Hill Billy Blogger, one of the reasons I love this post, is because, I came across this beauty when writing my own blog about my first love, there is also a second half. I love reading and writing on this platform. I feel  something divine is going on. If we read about others and their lives, it helps  to make our own way through this life. In the first post about my first love. I told you, how I was restless with the way it ended. I began to read and took time to write my  second post, and it clearly shows an example of divine intervention.

My fifth shout, is The Playground, I enjoy this blog because it’s fun. She is friendly and always responds to her comments. She has a lot of quizzes, interesting facts, animals, and its an inviting blog. This post she posted not to long ago about Dr. Seuss was interesting, informative, and a bit of a spoiler on such a great writer, but without her fishing I never would have known. I suggest if you have not checked out her playground you go do so.

My Sixth shout is Harsh Reality, this is a short post. This post is ONE of my favorites Om. I’m a bit embarrassed to say why I like it as much as I do. I’m going to tell everyone, because you have taught me in your writing it’s okay to be myself on this platform, regardless of what others say. This post is short and sweet and made me feel like you were writing to me.

If  you would like to spread the love, post a link to a blog or a post you love, you would make my day.

19 thoughts on “LooK OUT BELOW

    1. Thank you, Diane! I could not do enough for the kindness and patients you have shown me. I try to give back to the community when I can and I always think of you when doing so. I love you!

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  1. Oh, S, you flatter me, and you make me realize that even though it’s not how I earn my paycheck anymore, my blog still lets me, here and there, be a bit of a teacher. Thank you, truly, from the bottom of my heart for the shout-out.

    And to keep the good will going, here are three of my favorite bloggers out there:
    *https://littlebitsofheavenblog.wordpress.com/
    *https://starinhereye.wordpress.com/
    *https://losinglucyandfindinghope.com/

    All three of them write about motherhood in ways far more articulate than I ever hope to be! Thank you again, S, for being so kind and generous to all of us here in the blogosphere.

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    1. I think you’re generous too. Thank you for leaving three links for me, thank you for coming around the way you do. I can’t tell or show you enough how much I appreciate you, and what a good writer you are. Have a good day, A!

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    1. Thank you, I will head over there in a bit, I’m having problems with my phone loading. My blogroll is not showing up. I can go to individual sites and type them in, and then I can read, but I can’t comment or type!

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  2. Reblogged this on and commented:
    I was writing about you because I was writing about all bloggers I encounter and interact with. Your mention is very kind! -OM
    Note: Comments disabled here. Please visit their blog.

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  3. Thanks i will. Jason re blogged this and I was captivated by your use of ‘pathetic fallacy’ you used to describe your mind state. I think I can learn a lot from you. I am doing my first part of my MA in Creative Writing and I think I can learn a lot from you xxx

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