Author Archives: martha0stout

About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.

Harsh Reality

There is no growth in your comfort zone, and no comfort in your growth zone. Perhaps I did not speak clearly And lost my meaning in the words Isn’t it strange how we face life dearly Not knowing just how … Continue reading

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Incoming – He Made This

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Eternal Round

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned It’s that life is not clean cut Things like to happen without plan And we’re left standing asking, “What?” We grow and learn and cry Tears of joy and pain Laugh, sing and … Continue reading

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Dreams Are Not

The world she lived in was like a dream. Terrifying in it’s simplicity and horrifying with how people just accepted certain things as unchangeable facts about life. Rule #1 – If you stepped out of line, the authorities weren’t responsible … Continue reading

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Big Brother – Thankful Thursday

So, I mentioned that we got a new kitten (Locutis) and that he weighed less than our, at the time, 3-week old kittens. (He weighs more now, which is good and can eat more.) What I haven’t mentioned is that … Continue reading

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Real Rarity – Silly Snippet

While everyone was busy watching the ‘rare’ solar eclipse, the Scarlet Caper made off with something far more rare and valuable for its inability to be reoccurring or recoverable: Our much vaunted Imagination!  

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For Everything There is a Season – Thankful Thursday

There are too many things to list about what I am grateful for from this past summer. We’ve done a lot of work on the farm and had a lot of fun hanging out as well. We’ve had new arrivals … Continue reading

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