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?
Monday = Melanie’s Share Your World! Here are the questions: When was the last time you tried something new? How did that go for you?This would have to be before Covid. Last year, our library book club read a book called The Lager Queen of Minnesota. It was about three generations of women in a […]Read More SYW: On Beer, Age, Dead Bodies & Halloween
Faandango’s Dog Days of August 22 prompt is: Why writing matters to you. Why do I write? I always have and probably always will. I blog, I write a journal (although far from daily), I write poems, essays, and autobiographical pieces mostly. When I hear something about Trump that is particularly egregious, I will expound […]Read More FDDA 22: I Write Because I Must
Fandango’s Dog Days of August continues with today’s theme: “your first love.” It was 1964. The Beatles had just come to America. I was in 6th grade and I sat behind Steve in school. Steve was nice to me and traded Beatles cards with me. He had a huge collection of Beatles cards! I didn’t […]Read More FDDA: Him 1
Fandango has a special challenge for the month of August called Fandango’s Dog Days of August. Every day this month, he posts a theme to get our creative juices flowing! Today’s topic is “favorite food.” I know I’ve written about this before, but I don’t think I’ve had the opportunity to really extrapolate about my […]Read More FDDA: I Scream…
For Becky’s July Squares, today I focus on the perspective of point of view: a particular way of considering (looking at) something or the capacity to view things in their relative importance. There has been an emphasis during this Covid-19 pandemic on people 65 and older, who are believed to be more susceptible to the […]Read More Square Perspective: Old Age
Questions: How comfortable are you speaking in front of large groups of people?I used to be petrified by speaking in front of a group of any size. I had to take a speech class when I was working toward my master’s degree in teaching, in which I not only had to give prepared speeches in […]Read More SYW: On Public Speaking, Caves, Unexpected Outcomes & Gratitude
It’s time for a new week of Melanie’s Share Your World! Questions: Is it ever okay to commit a crime? Please explain.A crime in which someone is hurt or property damaged is not OK. However, sometimes one might kill or injure someone due to legitimate self-defense (such as domestic abuse). Some so-called crimes are not […]Read More SYW: Of Crimes, Birds, Change & Birthday Gratitude
Fandango’s Provocative Question this week: As a blogger, when it comes to your blog, what makes you tick? As a preface to this, Fandango wrote that he had gone to another blog which asked a similar question, and asked several of his own in the comments: In my post in response to Dr. Tanya’s post, […]Read More FPQ 67: Why blog?
It’s time for a new set of questions from Melanie’s Share Your World. Questions: On A Scale Of 1-10, How Strict Were Your Parents? This is relative. My parents were not strict in the sense that they never used corporal punishment (except one of the few times that my dad got angry, he chased me […]Read More SYW: On Parental Discipline, Time Wasting, Braces, Pizza Boxes, and the Coronavirus Pandemic