Saved by The Bell — Or Braces


Tell us about a time when you managed to extract yourself from a sticky situation at the very last minute. Swearing was not something we did in our house growing up. I didn't even know the "F" word existed until I was in my teens, but once I learned it, it quickly became one of … Continue reading Saved by The Bell — Or Braces

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

Music In My Life


What sort of music was played in your house when you were growing up? What effect, (if any) did it have on your musical tastes? During one part of my childhood it was: Neil Diamond, Chuck Mangione, Frank Sinatra, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, soundtracks to the Man of La Mancha, Fiddler on the … Continue reading Music In My Life