I Got Skills!


Mad skills. Crazy good skills. Skills that help other people. Skills that I've really enjoyed developing over the course of my life so far. Am I a master at any one of them? I'm not sure I'd call myself a master of any of them; although there are a few that I so thoroughly enjoy, … Continue reading I Got Skills!

Daily Prompt: Make Me Smile


If you’re feeling blah, what is the one thing you do that you can count on to put a smile on your face? There is one thing I do to make me smile when I’m having a difficult day.  I look at pictures and stories about my great-nephew, Liam, and my great-niece, Lily.  Whenever I'm … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Make Me Smile

That Drives Me Crazy


What habit/act drives you crazy? How do you prevent it from happening? Less of a habit, and hopefully, more a misunderstanding of the English language, it makes me crazy when people use words incorrectly or use the incorrect word. I'm not talking about people whose second language is English; it's presumably well-read and smart people … Continue reading That Drives Me Crazy

Birthday Cake Tradition


Daily Prompt: Time After Time I was born on St. Patrick's Day.  Everyone's Irish on that day and conveniently I am anyway, so it makes it an extra special day for me.  I also have two older sisters born during that same week in March and we've often celebrated our birthdays together.  But we've always each … Continue reading Birthday Cake Tradition

Big Bucks of Babysitting


 THE SITTER Mrs. McTwitter the baby-sitter, I think she's a little bit crazy. She thinks a baby-sitter's supposed To sit upon the baby. - Shel Silverstein Lately, I've been thinking a bit about what my dream job will be; right now, I'm in a job I really enjoy, so I'll go with the flow for … Continue reading Big Bucks of Babysitting

Right (Write) Now


The Daily Prompt: Write Here, Write Now.  (Since I'm not in the frame of mind to)Write a post entirely in the present tense (I'm going with the) Photographers, artists, poets: show us NOW.  When I read this prompt the very first thing that came to mind, was this picture of my granddaughter, Coco.  I took … Continue reading Right (Write) Now

Halfway Home, Almost


I'm close to the halfway mark of my 365 daily Thank You's.  When I started back in August, I had no idea that writing on a daily basis would be as challenging as it's been.  Initially, it was easy to think of the thank you's, I'd generated a list to help me.  Some of the … Continue reading Halfway Home, Almost