“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
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
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
Bushboy has a Last Photo challenge where he invites us to post the last photo we took that month. I took my last photograph in November at our most unusual Thanksgiving dinner! It was just the two of us, with the Thanksgiving meal delivered to us, just like every dinner is delivered to us since […]Read More Last Photo of November
I have strong feelings about this week’s topic for Truthful Tuesday by PCGuyIV, so I have a lot to say to answer these questions, based on my own experience! The old adage says, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Today’s questions stem from this bromide. Don’t worry […]Read More Truthful Tuesday: Work to Live or Live to Work?
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
Monday = Melanie’s Share Your World! I haven’t posted much lately, but I always look for Share Your World! This week’s questions: Is cereal soup? Why or why not? What an odd question! Of course cereal isn’t soup, unless you like soggy cereal drowning in a bowl of milk! Actually, I rarely eat cereal with […]Read More SYW: Breakfast, Clever Answers to Mindless Questions, and Cat Preferences