Both the Weekly Photo Challenge (Letters) and yesterday's Daily Prompt (It's My Party) got me thinking about a gift I was given on my 40th birthday. When I turned the big 4-0, I was working as the director of an AmeriCorps program. One of my staff came up with a clever idea to have everyone … Continue reading 40 Word Poem
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!
My newest Netflix obsession is the Aaron Sorkin show The Newsroom. We've just started watching it, waiting patiently for the discs to arrive in the mail, trying not to watch an entire disc in one night so we can savor the joy that is an Aaron Sorkin show.In any event, last night we watched an episode … Continue reading Thank You AmeriCorps!