Oh sure, it’s “pretty” when you look out the window and see the snow falling. And sure, the fire is so delightful. It’s almost that time of year again, time to dress like a Canadian. Layers and layers of clothes, piled on top of each other, trying desperately to keep the cold out. I’ve lived … More Dressing Like a Canadian
“..And pull a comb thru your coal black hair…” I met him online during the Great Dating Dry Spell of 1998. He had sent me a pic. He had coal black hair and his skin, the color of mocha. Nice. We chatted online and agreed to meet at a local restaurant. He said that after … More My top ten worst dates: #2
Yes, I know I did not do part 2 yet, but these are better pictures! After touring around the Boston (“Beantown”) suburbs, my husband and I took a drive up to Gloucester. It’s only about 45 minutes away from where our hotel was. For a while, I watched the ocean waves hit against the railing. … More Last week’s journey – part 3
Today’s challenge: There are 26 letters in the English language, and we need every single one of them. Want proof? Choose a letter and write a blog post without using it. (Feeling really brave? Make it a vowel!) — So I saw posts and J, Q, X, and Z do not occur. Using jam, zoo, … More Daily Prompt: Twenty-five
“The soul hardly ever realizes it, but whether he is a believer or not, his loneliness is really a homesickness for God.” –Hubert Van Zeller Related articles Loneliness (yessiesuniartie7.wordpress.com) Sermonette: Christian take on loneliness (buffalochristian.wordpress.com) Emotional Code- Loneliness (dorfmanhealing.wordpress.com) Criss Jami: Popularity and loneliness (linusfernandes.com) Prosperity of Loneliness (wordsrhymesandrhythm.wordpress.com) Loneliness (thedrunklaredoan.com) Loneliness (lifereference.wordpress.com) Dementia Chats … More Loneliness
Last night, my husband and I went to see author Dennis Lahane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island. I confess I did not read these books, but I loved the movies. Dennis had some advice for writers that made perfect sense to me. 1) The character must want something. I’ve heard this one a … More Random Randomness
My friend Darleen is on probation for 99 years in Disney World. Well, actually 34 of those years have passed, so it’s only 65 more years to go! It was on our high school senior trip that we went to Walt Disney World in Florida. Darleen had gotten separated from Maddie and I, and took … More Shoplifting in Walt Disney World.
It has been pointed out to me that lately my posts have been quite dreary, as if I had been renting a room at the House of Usher from Edgar Allen Poe. So I will attempt to lighten it up for a while. First, some of my favs from Steven Wright: “Why do they call … More Does anyone remember laughter?