According to AARP, I’ve been a senior citizen for eleven years. If you look at my family tree, however, you’d probably consider giving me nine more years or more before attaching “old” or “elderly” to my list of traits. Age is subjective. You need something to compare your discovery with in order the determine the … Continue reading Accepting Age
About fifteen years ago, I took a mail-order course from Writer’s Digest. I wanted to write short stories for magazines but was unsure of my abilities. There wasn’t any place in the text books, letters, or worksheets where the words theme or plot were mentioned. I know, kind of weird coming from Writer’s Digest. The … Continue reading Theme? Plot?
As is with most of us, I get fascinated by the all the different trappings computers have these days. The technology is supposed to make our lives easier, right? I admit that in several ways it does. However, many of the additives I’m coming across are pretty much worthless. And not every app or extension … Continue reading Mucking Up the Works
I recently subscribed to the blog of Linda G. Hill. She has an ongoing activity at her blog called Stream of Consciousness Saturday (SoCS), in which she gives a prompt on Friday and her readers who participate, write a post for that next day using the prompt (in accordance with the rules, of course). The … Continue reading #SoCS – 'Indeed'
With businesses starting up and then ending before five years have gone by, the saying, “cut your losses” has become popular. Is this a sign of the times in our culture? Or is it a sign that my perception of life is a little screwy? Has society been this way for some time and I, … Continue reading Cut Your Losses
If you didn't read my post, Sometimes New is Better, click here to read. ∴ Last Friday, we changed telephone companies. This also meant our TV and Internet service switched. We ended up going back to the TV and Internet provider we had before. (Did you notice that I didn't say anything about the telephone … Continue reading And Sometimes Old is Better
Winter Bayne did a post with questions on reading habits. I usually don't like memes but I decided this one wasn't too bad.. Here are my answers concerning reading habits. ∴ Question #1: Do you have a certain place at home for reading? Yes. I like reading on my bed using the headboard and pillows … Continue reading Reading Habits
Yes, the town I live in is small, but still, where are the teenagers? If I was to assume, all of them are in their respective bedrooms on their laptops or iPhones thinking that they are socializing. From the time I was twelve years old until I had the stroke that summer right before I … Continue reading Precious Moments on the Front Lawn
I wish I could have thought of a better title for this post. This one is bland, isn’t it? I even looked at a thesaurus. The word, returned, is as exciting as it gets. I’ve missed reading your blogs. Were you even aware that I was absent from your domains? Chances are you didn’t know. … Continue reading I've Returned
LifeWrite's third module teaches how to use comparisons to describe something. At first I thought this would be relatively simple, yet after thinking about it for a while, I've realized that this lesson was as tough, if not tougher, than the previous one, Dinner with the Family. Nevertheless, this should be an interesting one. My … Continue reading Meet My Best Buddy – Comparison Approach
It's become obvious to me that WordPress.Com is FABARB right now. The entire dashboard area isn't displaying right. The sidebar is in black and is missing all of the icons. As I type this on the page of the editor, I'm guessing about the information board above the typing area because... again, the icons are … Continue reading I'm at My Wit's End