Being an introvert can make a person happy when he or she is by his or herself. I know that I enjoy my own company while my husband is at work five days of the week. I have all the control over what I do. After a little pick-up through the house, my house looks … Continue reading #thepersonalside: Getting Out of My Head
The Daily Post sponsors the #weekendcoffeeshare. Twitter is also using this hashtag. If this is something you’d like to do, whether it be weekly like it’s supposed to be or the way I do it, once a month, I hope you will join in. Last month I wrote this post as a dialogue between you, … Continue reading #weekendcoffeeshare: What Constitutes Friendship?
This last Tuesday I wrote a short piece entitled, She Endured. (This one is shorter, isn’t it?) Aside from it being an exercise in writing for me, the point of the scene was to give you a glimpse of what many couples experience on a daily basis. The woman showed fortitude and patience. What if … Continue reading Where Tolerance Stops
Did you miss the previous parts of this story? part 1 | part 2 | part 3 ∴ Ruth was quiet on the other end on the phone. Clearly she was hesitant to tell Shelly the rest of what was going on. Ruth and Shelly had been a little more that boss and subordinate since … Continue reading Ruth’s Secret – part 4
If you haven’t read part one yet, you may want to click here. ∴ Bill Turner (the cop with the Smartphone) wasn’t any taller than five feet, nine inches. Because there's a couple of policemen in my family, I know that the minimum height is exactly what Turner was. As far as cops go, he … Continue reading The Chill of the Morning – part 2
If you missed part one of this series, click here to read. If you missed part two, click here to read. ∴ Neil arrived at Janice’s a little early. He didn’t hesitate to knock on the door. He heard muffled noises coming from inside as if someone was talking. He couldn’t make out if it … Continue reading Knowing Stranger – part 3
It was about a week ago when I had stopped by the Twitter website that I was just going to hang out for about twenty minutes. As more often than not, good intentions fell and I stayed there for approximately forty-five minutes. Usually, I can keep my time there to a minimum, which is one … Continue reading The Chill of the Morning
It’s taken me a while to write part 2 of this series. Part of the problem is that I’ve had to piece memories together in my head. This isn’t an easy thing when you have chronic short-term memory loss. If you haven’t read part one of this series, you can click here to do so. … Continue reading New Beginnings – Part 2
The title of this post is a writing prompt I found at Writing.Com. I was going to write a memoir scene but to tell you the truth, I’m a little burnt out on that line of topics right now. I won’t be using the real names or their associations with me in this post. I … Continue reading can't we all get along?
This is an added post. My regular post will be published tomorrow or the next day. I didn't mean to wait so long to read the comments I got for my last post but now I'm glad I did. I would have been writing the same thing over and over again. Hubby and I made … Continue reading Meeting the Crazy Gardener
If this is your first time reading a post in this series, you might be interested in reading part 1 and part 2 as well. This series only reflects the romance I took part in during my three years in high school. Most high schools in the Denver area during the 1960s and 1970s taught … Continue reading High School Suitors – Part 3
As I had said in the first part of this series, I was hurt by Gary’s words. I put on a brave face the next day and went to school. I saw him in the hall in front of the library. I looked straight at him, smiled, and said, “Hi Gary.” He didn’t say anything … Continue reading High School Suitors – Part 2