Daily Prompts: Pat on the Back

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Tell someone you are proud of just how proud you are.

I was very proud of the teenager, who came to shovel my driveway.  We had at least 30 cm of snow the previous day including high drifts because of the storm.

I was thinking how I’d clear the snow, added to my problem was the city plow which dumped hard blocks of ice at the end of our driveway.

I sat on my settee trying to figure out what would be the easiest way to get it done, my daughter was out of town, my student moved to another place, it was a trying situation for me.

After my early morning prayer, I asked God to please help me find someone to help me clear the snow. At exactly 8:30 am my phone rang, I thought it was my daughter, no, not she it was my neighbor,she asked me if I needed someone to clear my driveway, someone was asking her if we neighbors, wanted our snow cleared.

I was ecstatic, “please send him over  to my house,” I said.

A tall thin guy came to the door, asked me if $20.00 was  too much. No I said, I’d give you $5.00 more. He began shoveling and soon my driveway was cleared, I then asked if he’d mind shoveling my  patio. He did that too. Such a lovely person, I was impressed by his work. I did not think of giving a pat on his back,but I gave him  extra money for lunch.

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365 writing Prompts: Far from normal

Many of us think of our lives as boringly normal, while others live the high life.Take a step back, and take a look at your life as an outsider might.Now, tell us at least six unique, exciting, or( just plain odd things about yourself).

We all have a different perspective about our life.What I think is normal, someone else may not. My life as I see it is simple, I wake up before sunrise to pray, if I’m up to it I stay up, if I feel my body needs sleep, I go back to sleep. I have, my breakfast, after this I come back to my room turn on my computer, I go to the page to see what the prompts for that day is, I start writing.

Today’s prompt is all about normal, it is something that varies from person to person. I think my life is normal, my neighbor might think it is boring. I’ve heard the word boring,if I define this word all I read is, uninteresting, tedious, dull. To me all these  meanings are foolish.

Can someone honestly tell me writing is dull, uninteresting or tedious. Tedious can have room for it when I am stuck, but I cannot really say it’s uninteresting which reminds me about the fox and the grapes, just because he couldn’t reach the grapes on the tree he declared that the grapes were sour.

Same thing applies to writing I console myself by saying, “It’s uninteresting.”

I consider my life normal, because my days are planned I know exactly how I’ll spend my day. As far as high life goes it’s not normal for me and I do not feel the urge to lead a high life.

I’m not sure I can call it unique, but here are six things about myself: 1. I write every day. 2. I love studying about Iqbal.3. I think these online courses are awesome.4. I spend a part of my time listening to my favorite songs. 5. My daughter and I have two very cute felines. 6. I do not like heavy snowfall, it disrupts my movement, when and if I want to go out, and I am not fond of shoveling.

The above is all about me or part of it.

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DP Daily Prompt: Beyond the Pale

One of the things I did completely new and out of my elements  was shoveling snow. I came from Bangladesh,we never have snow there. I also didn’t see real snow until I came to Canada. It’s a very strenuous activity,I did it because I was curious and also wanted to help my husband. I was happy I could do it. It’s an experience I never thought I’d be able to do.