My Mom is in the hospital. She will be okay after a surgery that will reorganize her twisted stomach and diaphragm. If you've read any of the other posts about my family you know that I am one of eight children, so our mom is not lacking for company as she sits in her hospital … Continue reading The Cardiologist
On the interview show Inside the Actors’ Studio, host James Lipton asks each of his guests the same ten questions. What are your responses? Today, I was digging back through some older writing prompts to find something that would tickle my fancy. I came across this one from last November. I didn't write about it then, … Continue reading Catching Up in Writing Prompts
Today's Daily Prompt at Word Press: Ripped from the Headlines, sounded like a real challenge, something to really get my creative juices flowing, so to speak. Here is it: Click over to whatever website you visit most frequently to get news. Find the third headline on the page. Make sure that headline is in your post. … Continue reading Ripped from the Headlines: $10,000 Grant Award!
I love these Weekly Photo Challenges, it gives me an easy way to "show" you what I'm thankful for. I think I may have missed the deadline for the one about Thanksgiving, of course. As described in the DPChallenge, we're to show something that is about the holiday, the time spent with family and friends, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful
Tonight my twenty-something niece is hosting her first holiday party, from the looks of what's posted on Facebook it might just be her first "grown-up" hosting. It reminds me of the time I first hosted a holiday event. I was living in Vermont in the early 90's and there were quite a few of us … Continue reading Gravy and the Wooden Spoon
The same for a quarter century, We gather at Sue and Paul's. We eat, we talk, the boys go for a walk, And a grand time is had by all! Related articles Happy Thanksgiving! (cassidyalyse.wordpress.com) Thanksgiving's 150th Birthday, Thanks to Abraham Lincoln (usnews.com)
Every year for more than a few, the evening before Thanksgiving some of us girls gather for a gab-fest, glass of wine, and listening to the Sound of Music soundtrack. Our purpose for getting together is to peel the vegetables for Thanksgiving dinner. How many pounds of potatoes and carrots are peeled depends entirely on … Continue reading Peel-a-PaLooza
This might be one of the easiest blog posts I've done over the 115 days I've been posting. Today is my wedding anniversary. I got married eight years ago, I was 42 years old (yes, that makes me 50 this year). We shared our wedding day with everyone in this picture. More than just that one … Continue reading Eight Years Ago, Today
Anything ice cream, but when it sits on top of chocolate bread pudding, well...
Haiku is the weekly writing challenge at the Daily Post at Word Press. Seventeen syllables to express a thought, completely, in three lines--five, seven, five. While typically, a poem such as this is meant for describing nature, I'm putting my own spin on the challenge. I don't think I've written haiku since high school, however, … Continue reading Haiku, Can You? Happy Anniversary, Too!