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Down By The River

Courtesy of S.Q

Courtesy of S.Q

I’m sailing down the river

Delightful, yes I know…

The sun is shining brightly

And the gentle wind does blow.

My hair is all awry

Defiant curls tousle all about…

Methinks they protest, just a wee

But heck, those cares I toss straight out!

For I am to enjoy this sunny day

To smile away the frowns…

As today, I wish to think of Peace

And not, of my ups and downs.

I see the trees on either side

Green, lush, so full of life…

Swaying slowly, gently bowing

Thanking Him for giving life.

The sky is blue, light and clear

No dark clouds, no tempest seen…

Embrace the pleasures of this fine day

Its beauty… Ah, the splendour so serene!

The ripples on the river

Artistically, bob here and there…

As the boat sails on by slowly

Happily, bearing its precious ware.

Excited faces all around me

Grinning, from ear to ear…

Like me, they too, decided

To toss away their fears.

Today, we are grateful, most thankful,

“Oh, yes!”  we loudly say…

We thank You, Lord, with all our heart

For the blessing of this day!

Maloquacious © 2014

The Sunshine Blogger Award






I am chuffed to bits and so grateful for the Sunshine Blogger Award. My fellow blogger Duck of The Duck of Indeed, did me the honour of presenting me with this fabulous award. God bless you, Duck!

Merci beaucoup, Duck, je suis tres heureux!

So, there are now a few things I must do.  They are:

  • Include the award logo in a post or on the blog
  • Include a link to the person who nominated you
  • Write 10 random things about yourself
  • Nominate ten other bloggers who “positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere”, plus let them know you nominated them

Done the first two… Kudos! Now 10 random things about me.  So here goes…

1.   I love listening to music while I write.

2.   I enjoy long walks in windy weather.

3.   Memories make me smile.

4.   I am a big fan of  ‘According to Jim’ …hilarious!

5.   Adore watching movies.

6.   Forever jotting down beautiful quotes.

7.   My weakness.. CHOCOLATE.

8.   My strength.. my willpower!

9.   Am incredibly grateful for all my blogger friends…long may you write!

10. I am truly blessed to have great friends and my wonderful family…including my gorgeous daughter and son – thank You!

Phew. That was all about me. And now, I am going to nominate 10 other bloggers for the Sunshine Blogger Award:











Do visit these blogs, such gems!

My hearty congrats to all the bloggers mentioned above.

In the end, thanks again, Duck.


Maloquacious © 2013