PC Guy IV poses the following question for his weekly Truthful Tuesday challenge: Whether it’s soups, stews, or chili, are there certain foods that you consider “winter fare”, only suitable when the temperature dips low enough to turn the furnace on, or do you just eat whatever whenever? I think it’s natural to prefer certain […]Read More TT: Seasonal Favorites
“Blogging is a medium of words,” says Fandango to introduce this week’s Provocative Question. “All of us who blog are wordsmiths. We use words almost exclusively to express ourselves, to tell our stories, to weave our tales, to write our poems, to help others to understand and possibly even appreciate our perspectives. In the real […]Read More FPQ 106: All Words Matter
It’s Truthful Tuesday time again and the question this week is as follows: When it comes to navigation in unfamiliar territory, do you shun technology, relying on traditional maps and written directions, or do you leave the atlas behind letting GPS and Google Maps guide the way? We always have a road atlas on hand […]Read More “Recalculating…” – Maps vs. GPS
M is for Monday and also for Melanie, who has a new set of questions for Share Your World! QUESTIONS: Is it necessary to trust someone you like? (friends, acquaintances or co-workers with whom you have no familial ties)I don’t know if I could like someone really untrustworthy. On the other hand, there are people […]Read More SYW: On Trust, Grudges, and Controlling Emotions
Another week, another installment of Melanie’s Share Your World! QUESTIONS: Do you think a person’s name influences the person they become? “What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” so Shakespeare wrote in his most famous play Romeo and Juliet. Depends on the name. Some people have really strange […]Read More SYW: Names, Hardships, Motivations & the Delightfulness of Letters
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!