Flash Fiction Writing Challenge: I sat at the table in our small hallway of a kitchen. It’s the kind of table you’d find in a dusty diner somewhere off Highway 50. A place time had long forgotten. I was lost in thought for what seemed like hours until my eyes decided to focus across the … More A key, a whistle and a Post-it.
I am very happy to present below, a guest blogger! Dear Claire has been very generous in sharing her story and allowing me to post it here on my blog. Please be sure to check out her beautiful blog where she is “Saving the planet, one green tip at a time.” I have had … More Sharing Stories
This was my thought process the other day when I signed up for Facebook. Maybe you’ll get a chuckle. Is my fear of Facebook natural? Some people have a paralyzing fear of flying and crashing to the ground; well, my fear of Facebook is pretty close. As some of you may know, I just started … More FaceBOOKED
Hello all you beautiful people! As some of you may know, I joined WP’s Blogging 201 a week ago (One more week to go!). It has been really awesome and really difficult, all at the same time. I am learning so much! It has given me the much needed push into social media and in … More May I have your attention, please?
I bought my first lotto ticket the other day. I honestly expected to win. I did not, which is why I am sitting here writing this post. I still expect to win even though I haven’t purchased another ticket. Had I won, I would expect not much to change. I would expect to make a … More Not So Great Expectations Challenge
I have two specific memories of a pivotal time during my childhood. I grew up in a home where we had home cooked meals every night. This was normal back in my day. We never had pop, sugared cereals, white bread, or the typical junk food. This was a time before fast food restaurants lined … More She came home with Froot Loops
Google defines conscious as, aware of and responding to one’s surroundings; awake. The word “conscious” has been in the media quite a bit recently since Gwyneth Paltrow (famous actress) announced her “Conscious Uncoupling.” Seven years ago, I began to write my thoughts about my path to divorce and titled it, My Conscious Journey to Divorce … More A word about the word, Conscious.
Today is the first day of Blogging 201. This will expand over the next two weeks; therefore, my posts will likely be solely related to the assignments. If you did not join the group, perhaps you can tag along with me! Our task is to layout three goals for our blog. This part I find … More Sharing my blog goals. Are you in?
My sons are Boy Scouts. Actually, I am proud to say, my oldest just became an Eagle Scout. One of the scout principles is, “Leave no trace.” They are taught how to minimize damage to an area when camping and basically, how to leave everything as they found it. When I heard this principle recently, … More Leave no trace behind?
A complex simple presence Liquidness becomes me Red rushes as the river Drawn within its promise Sucked beneath its depths Breathless forgotten Void of care Sanity beseeches the air Light and mercy and reason appear ~ Chey