Variations on a Theme Always say yes even when you mean no Never say I won’t when told it’s time to go Never raise your voice when told you have no choice Always choose the right path even when you have no voice Always stay the course as you walk that chosen path Never show… Continue reading Advice for the Girl’s Life: Variations on a Theme
Category: Random Rants
Make a Choice
Past tense or unchained future? Choose. Inspiration brought to you by my stressed out brain and by the always fun Saturday Six Word Story Prompt
Buoyant. What a great word. If we say something is buoyant, we could be saying it is light or possibly tough. It might be afloat or maybe flexible. If I’m buoyant, am I resistant, optimistic, or both? Has this last year been a buoyant one? If you define it as tough, then yep. But carefree?… Continue reading Buoyant
Block, Break, or Bail: A Follow Up Post
Greetings fellow writers and bloggers. I haven’t participated in Fandango's Flashback challenge for a while, so please enjoy my angst filled ramblings from December 4, 2018. Writing that Novel: Block, Break, or Bail? November was NaNoWriMo. And many people in my sphere (be it virtual or irl) participated. Me? I went another route. I didn’t… Continue reading Block, Break, or Bail: A Follow Up Post
Live and Learn
Fandango’s Provocative Question # 92: Do you blog anonymously? Why or why not? No. And here is why ... When I started on Word Press (about 2.5 years ago), my intentions for the site were straightforward. It was meant to be an extension of my professional life as an educator and author, so it made… Continue reading Live and Learn
Spell Much? Nope!
forfeiting the rule ancient veins are surveilled, and weird words seize the day Please enjoy my silly haiku in which I wax poetic about that pesky (and often untrue) “rule” of I before E except after C. Weird gets me EVERY time! And thanks to Linda for a fun SoCS Challenge. I had to look every one… Continue reading Spell Much? Nope!
No con here, I’m pro peace! Check out the The Six Word Story Prompt (peace) and Stream of Conscience Saturday prompt (pro/con) for more great stuff. Thanks for the inspiration y'all!
seeking a blue wave
excess vanity his verbal diarrhea infecting us all Trying to purge as I wait (hope / plan / plot) for a curative blue wave. Thanks for the inspiration to Fandango's word of the day (verbal) challenge.
I’m bought and worn, but I ain’t no dupe to trick, so mask on, show up, vote No one's coming to save us so we must save ourselves. MASK ON. SHOW UP. VOTE. Thanks to MindLoveMiserysMenagerie for giving me a forum to vent.
the monkey gazes adoringly at himself as they kiss his ass Views are my own but thanks for the inspiration to Ronovan Writes and his challenge to use chimpanzee (which I subbed in monkey) and kiss in a haiku. *My apologies to actual monkeys, apes, chimps .... Cover Illustration by Tim O’Brien for TIME.