I Have a Surreal Life Sometimes

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    Angel the Macaque Monkey

    For three years now I have been a co-sponser of a macaque monkey at our zoo. I'm not really sure exactly why I picked her, let alone her species, but she has been a good choice and has provided endless hours of amusement mostly due to her habit of constantly annoying her siblings...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2007

    Pole Dancing

    There are times when it's best not to admit that you've made yourself look a bit silly. My trouble is that I've done exactly that sooo many times that getting strange looks from people is now almost an everyday occurence. Well, I'm going to stress once more that it isn't always...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Sep 24, 2007


      When you’ve been married to someone for 24 years there is little he can do that would genuinely surprise you. So, when answering the phone and the voice of my husband asked me to join him at a bar in the next village, I merely said “Yes, okay”, got...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    You Have No Idea...

    I am a pretty quiet guy and unless I have a mic in front of me and music at my fingertips, I just kinda hover at the edge of life. I enjoy watching life in all of it's beautiful and sometimes horrific aspects, and throughout my life I have been placed or placed myself in the...
    WedgedBear WedgedBear
    36-40, M
    1 Response May 19, 2008

    Anytime Iv Been Abroad

    weird things just happen to me, people say weird things, i have a crazy experience, i know things about people i shoul'nt know they know things about me they should'nt know, i pick up the phone just as it rings a lot, i passed out and saw my body once. I had a lucid dream i was...
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Apr 1, 2008

    I Should Be Grateful I Guess .....

    I've heard it straight from the horse's mouth so it must be the truth. I am offically "a bird with more-than-okay boobs, legs that would be heaven to nuzzle between but with an IQ similar to that of an amoeba". I suppose I should be grateful that I rate a score for my...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2007

    The Menagerie

    I visited Sandra's parents and oh wow, what an experience that was! They don't live in a house, they live in a darn zoo! Dogs in the dining room, cats in the kitchen, canaries in the conservatory; I think the only thing missing was bats in the belfry. Gracious, you have never...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Sep 18, 2007

    A Change In Office Decor

      I know I’ve not been working from the office for a few weeks but I wasn’t expecting quite what I saw.   So, I’m back at work at the office and for a few moments I wondered why it looked a bit like the Amazon rainforest. Plants are everywhere...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2008

    Halloween Visitors

    One snotty-nosed little urchin rang my bell last night and he was dressed like a little devil, complete with red inflatable horns and a matching tail. He also had a plastic trident (is that the word?), again with inflatable prongs. I caught him trying to poke Pixel with it and I...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    Nov 1, 2008

    My life often feels and looks almost

    as if I am in a painting or a hyper illusion... (lol)
    deleted deleted
    Jun 16, 2015


      Well, I think I can cross-my-heart and finally admit that I'm almost back to my bright, bouncy self and I have a loving family and an East African woman's sense of humour for helping me to look forward to the rest of my life. This also means that I am in a more creative...
    redsilk redsilk
    51-55, F
    Oct 31, 2008
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