Remedial Family Reunion

What joy; Elder Daughter has come to stay
All the way from her home in U.K.,
With news that offers a special feature:
Promotion as Remedial Teacher!
She is now in charge of that whole section,
As, on abilities, reflection,
Outstanding effort has won through —
Such recognition is overdue;
Though, to fill in some knowledge she may now lack,
To university she must go back!

Her largest suitcase was filled with gifts
To give the hearts of all some lifts,
Her nieces two were thrilled to bits,
With puzzle large to test their wits,
And other things too many to mention
To meet with every good intention;
My fudge is simply lovely stuff —
D’you think that she got me enough?
And tags shown here for edit tasks
Give all the aids that an editor asks.

© April 2019 Colonialist


About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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27 Responses to Remedial Family Reunion

  1. Kathleen says:

    Love the tags!!! 😊 always awesome when family comes to visit. Enjoy the time with her Col.


  2. Forestwood says:

    Congratulations to her. Lovely news for you


  3. Debra says:

    Good news of your daughter’s accomplishment, and I have to believe that having her “home” was excellent medicine for you, as well! Very special!

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Desdi says:

    Oh fudge. I’ll have to scotch my plans to try your sweets due to your lack of confectionary altruism.


  5. Desdi says:

    That fudge looks good. Please save me a sample.


  6. Wonderful news, a visit, Scottish fudge and a super promotion.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Widdershins says:

    The best visitors bring the best gifts! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  8. de Wets Wild says:

    Your heart must be soaring having her near you again!


  9. disperser says:

    I like postits . . . although my use is more for stuff that I then forget to do anyway.


  10. Sue W says:

    Such joy, I am delighted for you.


  11. David Davis says:

    I see the picture of Ginger William of Orange on you site. Is that your cat? The reason I ask is because our cat is named William of Orange.

    Liked by 1 person

    • colonialist says:

      Ginger William was a previous cat that adopted us on the banks of the Orange River and came home with us across Africa after travelling through Namibia with us. The links take one to the episodes of the story.


  12. Should sound overjoyed to see her and the fudge is an added bonus. 😃


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