Thoughts of a spaceman: Three Line Tales

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“Wow. That’s good shit. I’m off my face. Got the munchies but now, thanks to Soyuz MS-028 we got an Aldi. I’d forgotten how heavy  two shopping bags full of oreos, ice cream, cheese and chocolate are. Then, normally I’m walking on a flat highway.”

Thank you to Sonya for hosting three line Tales and to photo by NASA (yes, THAT NASA – which is why you want to click through to the full size picture for the full effect) via Unsplash

About Irene Waters 19 Writer Memoirist

I began my working career as a reluctant potato peeler whilst waiting to commence my training as a student nurse. On completion I worked mainly in intensive care/coronary care; finishing my hospital career as clinical nurse educator in intensive care. A life changing period as a resort owner/manager on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu was followed by recovery time as a farmer at Bucca Wauka. Having discovered I was no farmer and vowing never again to own an animal bigger than myself I took on the Barrington General Store. Here we also ran a five star restaurant. Working the shop of a day 7am - 6pm followed by the restaurant until late was surprisingly more stressful than Tanna. On the sale we decided to retire and renovate our house with the help of a builder friend. Now believing we knew everything about building we set to constructing our own house. Just finished a coal mine decided to set up in our backyard. Definitely time to retire we moved to Queensland. I had been writing a manuscript for some time. In the desire to complete this I enrolled in a post grad certificate in creative Industries which I completed 2013. I followed this by doing a Master of Arts by research graduating in 2017. Now I live to write and write to live.
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8 Responses to Thoughts of a spaceman: Three Line Tales

  1. Em says:

    Earth-like things and worries in space… It’s quite lovely.

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  2. Ha ha! We are on the same wavelength with this one, Irene 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. And by the way, what’s on TV tonight? (I did wonder how you got that photo but wasn’t at all surprised that you did – until I noticed that it’s NASA’s picture.)

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