It’s My Party and I Didn’t Have to Lift a Finger


You’re throwing a party — for you! Tell us all about the food, drink, events, and party favors you’ll have for your event of a lifetime. Use any theme you like — it’s *your* party! I've already had the party of a lifetime, a few of them in fact. It's always fun to celebrate "big" … Continue reading It’s My Party and I Didn’t Have to Lift a Finger

If I Had a Hammer; Oh Snap, I do!


If you could learn a trade — say carpentry, electrical work, roofing, landscaping, plumbing, flooring, drywall — you name it — what skill(s) would you love to have in your back pocket? Yesterday I posted for the Weekly Photo Challenge and didn't respond to the writing prompt, and since I'm not jazzed by today's prompt … Continue reading If I Had a Hammer; Oh Snap, I do!

My Favorite Teen Idol


Who did you idolize as a teenager? Did you go crazy for the Beatles? Ga-ga over Duran Duran? Did you think Elvis was the livin’ end? This is fun topic for a daily prompt!  I grew up in the '70s so there are tons of teen idols to choose from: Davy Jones, Erik Estrada, Bobby … Continue reading My Favorite Teen Idol

Showdown at Big Sky (If You Can’t Say Something Nice…)


How do you handle conflict? Boldly and directly? Or, do you prefer a more subtle approach? I'm not a fan of conflict, never have been, never really will be. I understand that conflict can create unique opportunities for growth, forging new relationships, finding the rainbow on the other side (read: yadda, yadda, yadda). But frankly, … Continue reading Showdown at Big Sky (If You Can’t Say Something Nice…)

The Wonderful World of Disney (or, Saturday Nights When I Was A Kid)


Today's prompt: S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y NIGHT! What’s your favorite way to spend Saturday night? I am a confirmed homebody and am proud to state it for all the world to know. Spending Saturday nights at home is a well grounded childhood memory. After our baths, we sat in front of the television to watch Lawrence Welk and … Continue reading The Wonderful World of Disney (or, Saturday Nights When I Was A Kid)

It’s This Simple: Ice Cream


What’s your biggest junk food weakness? Tell us all about it in its sugary, salty, glory.   Simply put, ICE CREAM.  My all time favorite junk food weakness is ice cream.  There is no rhyme or reason as to why, it just is.  I will not bore you with stories of favorite ice cream joints, … Continue reading It’s This Simple: Ice Cream

Catching Up in Writing Prompts


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