Today’s blog is about a secret teenage crush–Oh, I had a doozy, though it was more of a tween-age crush. When I was twelve, I feel madly in love with John Lennon. And, of course, the rest of the Beatles. But it was John who moved me. I loved his sense of humor, the rebellion … More Next to Last Blog Challenge Day–Yippee!
This is supposed to be a picture of me with my grandbabies on Halloween. I love playing dress-up!
Today’s blog challenge has me stumped. There are so many folks in history I’d like to question–Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII, Thomas More, Cardinal Wolsey, and Thomas Boleyn, among others. Moving forward, I’d love to ask Queen Elizabeth I about Robert Dudley, Shakespeare about where he found inspiration, and Marlowe about what happened to him. Now … More Day 27-5 Questions for a Person in History
I guess we look a bit like the Addams’ family here! Today’s post is about 10 things that make me smile. First, there’s my family, especially my grandchildren. Just thinking about them during the day brings a smile to my face. 2) Music. I can smile when I hear a really lovely piece of music … More Family and grandkids-Blog Day 26–10 Things that Make Me Smile
My goodies for wrestling that hard, hard chapter. Today, I won the match, finished the scene and, as instructed by today’s blog challenge, purchased something less that five bucks. And now, munch-time!
Today, I’m supposed to write about my favorite on-line places to shop. I don’t really shop much, on or off-line. I like ebay and have purchased several things there. I’ve also bought books from Amazon, though I often feel a twinge of guilt when I do so; I want to support the Indie bookstores as … More Blog Challenge: Day 18
Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Today’s blog challenge insists on a photo or story from our 21st year. Can I remember that far back? Ah, yes. It’s all coming back to me…. At 21, I was in my junior year at Alderson-Broaddus College, studying English literature and preparing to teach high school. I’d discovered … More Day 21–A STORY FROM MY 21ST YEAR
Today’s challenge is to select three smells that bring back memories. Did you know smell is the strongest memory trigger? Often, a whiff of something familiar will bring us right back to the past. Here are my three smells: The first is the scent of boxwood. While there are some who think this shrub has … More August Blog Challenge: Day 20-Smells
Today’s topic is to list three things I hope to accomplish. There are so many from which to choose but I will try to limit myself to just three. First, I want to travel to Europe, England particularly. Thus far, life has conspired against me. Years ago, I’d purchased my ticket and was going to … More Day 19-Bucket List, 3 Things Yet To Accomplish
I missed the last couple of blog day challenges because they involved including photos and I wasn’t sure I could do it. But today, I decided to pick up the gauntlet again and challenge myself to complete the August deal. I’m even going to try to insert photos! Today’s topic is to name three accomplishments … More August Blog Challenge: Day 14-Bucket List-Achievements