FDDA 22: I Write Because I Must

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 […]

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FDDA: Him 1

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 […]

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FDDA: I Scream…

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 […]

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Square Perspective: Old Age

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 […]

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FPQ 67: Why blog?

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, […]

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SYW: On Parental Discipline, Time Wasting, Braces, Pizza Boxes, and the Coronavirus Pandemic

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 […]

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