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
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
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!
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.
Three days. It had been three days since they delivered the box. Technically, three days, four hours, and 37 minutes. But who’s counting. She knew he was there. The gate squeaked. It had been over two weeks since he’d left. Technically 15 days, three hours, and 22 minutes. But who’s counting. Or 14 days, 21… Continue reading Who’s Counting
Thanks to Sanjunaa for nominating me for the Liebster Award. And sorry for the delay in responding. It’s been a weird couple of weeks! First off, here are the rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you. Share 11 facts about yourself. Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you. Nominate 11 bloggers and make… Continue reading Liebster Award
Chat without civility; be forever blocked. Ode to the trolls--you're outa here! Couldn't resist a second helping. Thanks again to to Soul Searcher's Six Word Story Prompt of "forever" and Linda's SoCS prompt to use a word starting with "ch."