Back once again to One Word Sunday. Debbie’s theme for this week is Abstinence, and there is nothing that displays abstinence more than an empty glass (in my opinion) – well, apart from an unopened bottle of something. However, unopened bottles of something may ‘accidentally’ be opened, whereas an empty glass is always empty until it is filled. Or half-filled, if you like things that way!

Better to be half-full than half-empty, I feel. And like a blank canvas, an empty glass is still full – of numerous possibilities!

Visit Debbie’s site for more takes on the theme.


Posted by Tom Merriman

A future writer living in the present day

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  1. I like the option of half full…good thoughts today Tom, thanks.

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    1. Thanks, Sharon. Yes, I like Feeling Good! 😀

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  2. Refillable! Of course now the concern is with leaded glass and the dangers for our health, but so is plastic. Good grief…danger is all around us.

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    1. Eek! If we listened to everything that was said, NOTHING is good for our health, Beverly.
      And yes… refillable – always a great option! 😀

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  3. Definitely half-full for me too (well full really, but you know what I mean!) I liked the simplicity of your emptiness Tom (much better than your absence)

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    1. I did think about this one, Debbie – normally I just take/post a photo that fits the theme, but this one I planned it out! 😀
      And it’s good to be back again! 😀

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  4. Of course, an empty glass could also mean that you’d already drunk the wine. 😀

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    1. Erm, yes. Ah… er… shhhh! 🙂

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  5. Good choice Tom! 🙂

    I was offered half a glass of water at an interview and I was asked: “Do you think the glass is half full or half empty?”

    I drank the water and said: “I’m a problem solver!” 🙂

    Still didn’t get the bloody job though… 🙂

    God Bless!

    Prenin.

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    1. You’d caught them off guard there, Prenin. They don’t like that!
      Their loss, however!

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  6. Oh, I hope this is not a case of Cenosillicaphobia! lol

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    1. Certainly not, Eugenia! 😀
      (I had to look up the meaning of ceno… ce .. sillo… phobia – that word – you learn something new every day!)
      😀

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