From My Corner: Tuesday Tidbit-Thinking Positive #Memoir

From My Corner: Tuesday Tidbit-Thinking Positive #Memoir

Tuesday Tidbit–Thinking Positive #Memoir

It won’t rain,” my friend Rose says when I call to ask her to pick me up for a writing workshop at the local library. I can’t drive, although I can see people and objects up close and read print if it’s large enough. I love to walk but not when storm clouds are gathering in the west, and the wind is picking up.

When I call Rose, she says, “I’m running late. Just start walking. It won’t rain.”

As I return my cell phone to my pocket, I think of my late husband, struck by lightning in a Missouri park years before he met me. He and a friend were lounging after a picnic lunch on a warm afternoon. The thunder clap and lightning bolt came from nowhere. His friend was killed instantly. He was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and released.

“There’s nothing to do now but go,” I tell myself, as I finish my supper and prepare to leave. I read earlier that if you think something will or won’t happen, it usually does or doesn’t.

“It won’t rain,” I say to the dishes in the sink, as I rinse and put them in the dishwasher. I picture myself hurrying down the street, as ominous black clouds darken the sky. A thunder clap and a blinding light stop me in my tracks. I fall to the ground and am no more…

Will it rain? Continue reading at: https://abbiescorner.wordpress.com/2021/07/06/tuesday-tidbit-thinking-positive-memoir/ to find out.

Tuesday Tidbit–Thinking Positive #Memoir

It won’t rain,” my friend Rose says when I call to ask her to pick me up for a writing workshop at the local library. I can’t drive, although I can see people and objects up close and read print if it’s large enough. I love to walk but not when storm clouds are gathering in the west, and the wind is picking up.

When I call Rose, she says, “I’m running late. Just start walking. It won’t rain.”

As I return my cell phone to my pocket, I think of my late husband, struck by lightning in a Missouri park years before he met me. He and a friend were lounging after a picnic lunch on a warm afternoon. The thunder clap and lightning bolt came from nowhere. His friend was killed instantly. He was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and released.

“There’s nothing to do now but go,” I tell myself, as I finish my supper and prepare to leave. I read earlier that if you think something will or won’t happen, it usually does or doesn’t.

“It won’t rain,” I say to the dishes in the sink, as I rinse and put them in the dishwasher. I picture myself hurrying down the street, as ominous black clouds darken the sky. A thunder clap and a blinding light stop me in my tracks. I fall to the ground and am no more…

Will it rain? Continue reading at: https://abbiescorner.wordpress.com/2021/07/06/tuesday-tidbit-thinking-positive-memoir/ to find out.

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4 Comments

  1. Thank you, Patty, for reblogging.

    1. Hi Robbie, I’m glad you enjoyed this.
      Thanks for commenting to let Abbie and me know you did.

      1. Oh, and Patty, thank you again for publishing my work in your magazine.

  2. This is nice, Patty.

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