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
Monday means Melanie’s Share Your World! Questions: Do you like or dislike surprises? Why or why not?It depends on what kind of surprise it is. If it’s a Christmas or birthday gift, yes, I like surprises. I like the surprise of my husband getting me flowers for Mother’s Day. Some surprises are not fun, though…the […]Read More SYW: On Zoos, Good vs Bad Surprises, Killing, & Nature
The Ragtag Daily Prompt today is the word lies. There is a lot I could write on this topic (for instance, most of what happened at the RNC these last four days). But I was just made aware of a John Oliver (I love this guy!!) show from a few weeks ago that is very […]Read More RDP/FOWC: How We Teach & Learn History All Wrong in America
Questions: Hurray! It’s Monday again, the day Melanie puts out a new set of questions for Share Your World! And this week, they’re real doozies! So here goes… What song always gets you out on the dance floor? Any catchy Latino or other dance tune, such as: Actually, I have a whole dance workout playlist, […]Read More SYW: On Dancing, Sleeping, Snapping Fingers, & Ziplining
AN INJUSTICE ANYWHERE THREATENS JUSTICE EVERYWHERE. This paraphrases a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. The meaning hasn’t changed – I have just reduced it to six words to qualify for the Six Word Saturday challenge hosted by Debbie Smyth’s Travel With Intent. We talk so much in the U.S.A. about freedom. Freedom is sort […]Read More 6WS: An Injustice Anywhere…
Fandango’s One Word Challenge this week is the topic of risk. Risk taking is a major consideration these days. With a coronavirus pandemic still raging, while the federal government chooses to ignore its continuation and many states “opening” – opening beaches, restaurants, other places where people gather in close quarters. Of course, one can take […]Read More FOWC: Risk For a Cause
Fandango’s Provocative Question #63 is a very relevant one: When we finally get through this COVID-19 pandemic at some point in the future, do you think the world is going to change from what is was like before anyone ever heard of coronavirus? Or will things quickly return to “business as usual”? I am not […]Read More FPQ: What Will Be Our Post-COVID-19 World?
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FOWC with Fandango — Escape A lot of my post this morning are quotes from “The Washington Post.” Why, you might ask, since I’m a born and bred New Yorker living in New England and Boston for more than 30 years, would I read “The Post” rather…
There’s a Guy Called Bloke who twice a week dreams up a series of weird or far-out questions meant to stretch the mind. The topic for these particular questions is Creativity. Consider my mind stretched, Bloke! Here goes: What is creativity? The ability to create, invent or imagine something new or in new ways. There […]Read More Question Fun or Fun Questions?
Yesterday’s news items: Manafort found guilty on 8 counts. Cohen pleads guilty to 8 charges, implicates president in two of them. I decided to share some of the memes being shared on social media (because they’re clever and say it better than I can). These are my favorites so far.Read More Today Is Brought to You by the Number 8