Back from the dead.#Musing #Windows10 #Life

I was in my blog page randomly as I have a pinned tab to it in Chrome. Realized that my last post was about my SSD drive a year ago…

It actually failed another time and I switched brands to Corsair (I think), and it hasn’t failed since. Might be an incompatibility with PNY and my HP system. Possible. It’s been running like a champ since then. Still have minor issues with my second monitor randomly changing resolutions or the system not detecting it. I’m pretty sure that’s because it’s dying and I need to replace it. I’ll just keep using it until it dies completely.

It has been a long year. Understatement.

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year. Lots of things have happened. I’ve been working a lot. All the time. I haven’t written much poetry recently. I have been reading. Went to Disney for the first time in 10 years last month. I want to go back. 🙂 I’m an annual passholder so I might do that for a weekend or something.

I’ll be going on a cruise in Feb. First one in more years that I want to think about (high school graduation). To Mexico this time. Never been so this should be fun.

Maybe I’ll go write something. A poem, a story, maybe a novel. Nah, too ambitious. 🙂 Although, #NaNoWriMo is coming up. Maybe. Definitely need to write more here.

Signing off. That pesky thing call work. 🙂

Poetry: Winter

Winter

Snow covers the ground,
Crystalline facets
Glow in the light.

Stars twinkle above my eyes,
Glowing incandescently
Fading with the night.

Winter is here:
It’s grip firm and bold
Only to fade to Spring’s might.

A breath of cold air
And Spring awaits,
Waiting for the right.

Soothing forces continue
Through the air,
Leaving Winter without a fight.

Grant us this day
And all the time ahead,
As I look forward toward the sight.

2/27/15

Found it. 🙂

-Kim

 

Oopps! It’s been over a year… #Musings

I go onto my blog site and realized that I haven’t posted in over a year. Ooops!

I actually wrote more poetry but I’m not exactly sure where I put it. It was in the middle of the night.  I’ll have to find it and post. Probably #Evernote.  I love that program.

We are back in the house after the fire. See post here.

Round one of insurance completed, and 2nd and final round will be happening soon. I was laid off, searched for work, and found a new job since my last post. Most know if you follow me on Facebook or G+ as I regularly update there.  Well, more often than here obviously.

I was messing around with domains (I have a spare) and so I’ll probably point it to here for the time being: http://www.whaley-design.org.

Perhaps I will post more poetry and such.

Kim

The return of the iPad

Greetings everyone. I’m back with an iPad (b-day present so I can talk to parents with facetime) to help with writing, games, editing, reviews, social media, and all those things that had to be put on the back burner while I find a full-time job. Well, I found one. 🙂

It is an interesting transition but I’m enjoying it. I plan to stalk Goodreads.com (if you haven’t joined, you should as it is a one-stop shopping smorgasbord for your reading (and writing if you are so inclined) pleasure. Great way to get yourself advertised if you are self-publishing. Highly recommend it. If you need beta reading or editing, let me know. I read just about everything, including Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, Steampunk, YA, and other genres I don’t normally read… Mostly fiction though, although, I can probably be talked into non-fiction depending upon the topic. You can contact me on my contacts page.

More poetry will be posted as soon as I get my act together. I have years of stuff to wade through and that doesn’t include the stuff I create. Might even write short stories and/or novels. Still working on that.

Thanks to those that encourage me and I’m going to try post more often. If nothing else, I hope you are entertained.

Kim

I’m back…mostly..

Sorry for the long wait for those that follow.  I’ve gotten off my duff and post a past poem and maybe I’ll get inspired soon to write more: poetry, reviews, and maybe even stories.  🙂

It’s been a long couple of months looking for job.  I hope it happens soon.  In the meantime, I’m gong to post reviews and poetry as I run across things.  And maybe the occasional contest for my favorite genre: Romance! (Thanks AF for that lovely contest, it got me going an realizing I can just re-blog things I like. Hadn’t done that before.  I’ll get the hang of this blogging thing..eventually.)

So, sit tight, relax, and enjoy the ride… -Kim

Poetry: Wonder

O the days gone by
Brightly lit in the sky.
The wonder of a passing age.

O wonder of the night
Singing gaily in spite
Of a time spent in haste.

How I wish there was a place
That I could take my face
And see my sadness flee.
For here I stand
In this world, as planned;
And wonder what’s to be.

Originally written 3/5/1990

Poetry: Time Travel

Time has come and gone, gone to the skies, and the stars,
And to the earth’s of the universe.
With the sight it sees of playful tots, growing teens,
And adults full of holiday mirth.

It sees the things others do not.
It hears the cries of painful tears.
It knows and understands the trust,
That we wouldn’t hear.

Peace follows through the fabric of Time
After times of war, hate, and destructions.
It waits until all hope is lost,
Then pounds on our frustrations.

It helps us through the bad and the good,
And leave us with maturity,
But after all this time it travels,
Will it ever stay for eternity?

 

Originally written 12/18/1988

 

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From a pin I found on my Pinterest page.  I thought it was really pretty and worked well with the poem.