Small Stones July 14-17

July 14

Birthday cards from old friends and Facebook messages remind me of long friendships and good times in different places. I take a moment to remember a special memory of my time with each and be grateful for their friendship.

July 15

The promise of heavy weekend rain brings out the evening gardeners in a rare synchronised display of activity; a snatched half hour of motorised action on front lawns before the street falls silent once more and the orange machines are returned to their garages and sheds.

July 16

There is a knock at the front door. I stir as if it was part of my dream. The phone rings from a distant part of the house but it has stopped by the time I get there to be replaced by my mobile ringtone. Outside sits a telephone engineer three days early for our appointment. Welcome to the weekend.

July 17

Like a child playing a cruel trick on a sibling, the sky is misbehaving. Sunshine tempts people out of their houses whilst black clouds release sudden showers sending them scurrying back inside.

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About Peter Domican
Marketer and change professional. Writer and photographer.

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