I haven’t participated in Fandango’s Provocative Question lately, but I’m back! And #104 is a good one for me, because I am a former teacher and education has always been an interest of mine: Today’s provocative question is about formal education. We all have our opinions on how best to educate and prepare our children […]Read More FPQ: School Daze
Melanie always has some great questions on her weekly Share Your World! QUESTIONS: What should you get rid off, that would make your new year better, and why? (Don’t say Covid-19, we all want to get rid of the dang virus.) Stress. I am a worrier by nature, but I wish I didn’t have things in […]Read More SYW: On Parenting, Teaching, and Punning
A new week, a new Share Your World from Melanie! QUESTIONS: What’s a relationship deal breaker for you?At this point, I would say smoking. I was married to a smoker, which I endured for 20 years. Dale, my current husband, doesn’t smoke, thank God. When you are not around smokers, you become sensitive to the smell of […]Read More SYW: On Smoking, Cats, ET, and Plans for 2021
PCGuyIV has a new question for Truthful Tuesday: Now that the holidays and last year are over, are you filled with a renewed sense of hope at the coming year, or something else? Please explain. As I write this, I have the TV on next to my computer desk, following the nail-biting election returns from […]Read More Truthful Tuesday: Will 2021 Bring the Light at the End of the Tunnel?
2021 is finally here!! Was anyone sad to see 2020 end?? To me, 2021 symbolizes the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s still far off, but there’s hope. Hope because we will soon have a sane and competent person in the White House. Hope because there are vaccines for Covid-19. Hope because a […]Read More It’s 2021! Turn On the Light!
SHARE YOUR WORLD 12-28-2020 – Melanie’s last Share Your World of 2020! Pick three words to describe this past year. (please keep them PG. Thanks).frustrating, appalling, anger-inducing What were the best books you read this year? Or the best movie you saw? The best books I’ve read this year are not new: I don’t normally read Stephen […]Read More SYW: Good Riddance to 2020, and the State of the Nation
PCGuyIV has posted a new question for Truthful Tuesday: When it comes to giving money, do you view it as a thoughtful gift, or as a sign that the giver didn’t care enough to think about a “real” gift? For years, my parents gave us money for Christmas and birthdays, and I looked forward to […]Read More Truthful Tuesday: Money Makes the World Go ‘Round
Here are Melanie’s questions this week for Share Your World. Nothing heavy or controversial this week! QUESTIONS What would you enjoy if you could do so without someone getting annoyed with you for enjoying it? It MUST be something you aren’t supposed to enjoy because it is “bad for you”.Playing word games on my phone, […]Read More SYW: On Electronic Game Playing, Color Assignations, Tongues, and Fireplaces
Here’s this week’s edition of Melanie’s Share Your World. What is worse than a dentist with bad breath?A dog who farts all during Thanksgiving (with a house full of people) because he gobbled up an entire pie that was left on the counter. Have you ever been rejected by someone that you liked, or been […]Read More SYW: Of Farting Dogs, Moldy Bread, Clothes That Don’t Fit, and Gratitude Trees
My pick for Fandango’s Who Won the Week is Rachel Maddow, a prime-time news anchor on MSNBC. She has been in quarantine because her partner, Susan, had a serious case of Covid-19. She had a substitute for several nights, who told us that she was quarantined because “someone close to her” had tested positive for […]Read More WWTW: Rachel