Summer 2016 Musings breakfast in the sunroom
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Summer 2016 Musings #15 – Dinning on breakfast in the Sunroom

This week was exhausting. No one told me that wielding a paint brush and hauling paint tins, would be such a work out. After painting windows, walls and floors for three days, my body ached. So, it was with pleasure that I supped in the evening cool of said room. As the evening stars peeked… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #15 – Dinning on breakfast in the Sunroom

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Summer 2016 Musings green green grass
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Summer 2016 Musings #14 – Green Green Grass

Last summer was brutal on my sparse garden. I planted a few palms a few years back and they suffered. The four lowly plants to the north wall, had been burned black. Yes, you heard right Burnt Black! This year, I vowed that it would be different. So far, my weekly yard soaks have encouraged… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #14 – Green Green Grass

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Summer 2016 Musings #13 – Pitter Patter on the Roof

As I put on a fresh coat of paint on my summer home renovation project, I feel the hot noon day transition with the cool winds. My arms burn from pushing and pulling the paint brush along ten feet of wall space. I turn and look at a cluster of clouds. There is a storm… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #13 – Pitter Patter on the Roof

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Summer 2016 Musings #12 – Chilling in my Sunroom

Its the morning after Labour Day and I am tired. Still, I manage to wake with the new dawn and thank God for another beautiful morning. I woke quickly. Pulling myself from a dream that showed more misbehavior than happy adventures. There is no adjustment needed for me when I wake up in the mornings.… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #12 – Chilling in my Sunroom

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: The Truth about that City Dump by Denise N. Fyffe

The Truth Not too many people know about this little known fact; well except for those who drive vehicles and live in Seaview Gardens. Contrary to what you are led to believe, rubbish is burnt on a frequent basis at the Riverton City dump . To the extent that when we wake up in the mornings,… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: The Truth about that City Dump by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Poem – Babies Bawling by Denise N. Fyffe

It's a constant war, It's a constant tug and fight; I keep hearing babies bawling morning, noon and night; All I hear is bawling, bawling, bawling; All I hear is crying, crying, crying; Tears and more tears But no one seems to care. My heart is heavy To hear the crying and see the tears… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Poem – Babies Bawling by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Breaking StopLights, Breaking Bodies by Denise N. Fyffe

Seaview Gardens The stoplight on Spanish Town Road and Seaview Gardens intersection is a scary place for any motorist or pedestrian. You never know if the drivers will be breaking lights or breaking bodies. My Experience One of the scariest times of year is the Christmas season. During this time, I approach the intersection, with the… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Breaking StopLights, Breaking Bodies by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Draw Bad Card, Disturbing the Peace

Seaview Gardens Bob Marley's "Draw Bad Card'. Yes, that's whats pumping on this lane in Seaview Garden's at 6:00 o'clock on a Saturday evening. The next door neighbor seems to be mouthing whomever triggered a week of quiet. It was blessed peace that reigned when the 'siphoners' of electricity got abruptly disconnected. The uneventful and quiet weekend was… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Draw Bad Card, Disturbing the Peace

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Mating Call At night, the Seaview Gardens teenage moonlight lovers come out in all their glory. Shorts and skirts are worn, leaving nothing to the imagination and allowing free access to parts which should otherwise remain under chaste custody. But no, they are drawn like the tide by the high summer moon, then they pair… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers by Denise N. Fyffe

  It is the natural order of life for males to be attracted to females. It is a natural game for one to seek the other and hopscotch their way into a relationship. What is not natural is seeing young boys and girls openly engaging in big man and big woman activities. Children are only… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers by Denise N. Fyffe