Tea Time

  I don’t know about you, but I love tea!  Hot tea, iced tea, Long Island Iced Tea!  I usually end my day with a nice hot cup of PG Tips.  Years ago when I was  in the Air Force stationed at RAF Lakenheath, England I took up the habit of drinking tea which is … Continue reading Tea Time

My first German-Polish-Russian Christmas

I was born the fourth child to a German father from Kansas, and a Russian mother, who I was told was born on a boat coming to America. Apparently I was the by-product of a fabulous 35th birthday celebration that my father must have greatly enjoyed. I did the math and the numbers add up! … Continue reading My first German-Polish-Russian Christmas

The Red Sweater

A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from the perspective of the man, … Continue reading The Red Sweater

Be Inspired By the Community

Today’s assignment in Blogging 101: write a post that builds on one of the comments you left yesterday. Don’t forget to link to the other blog!  Did you mention a personal connection to what was written? Tell that story, using the original discussion as a starting point for yours. I stumbled upon another blogger yesterday … Continue reading Be Inspired By the Community

Dental Reverberations

Writing 101 instructions are: Go to a public location and make a detailed report of what you see. The twist of the day? Write the post without adverbs. I walked into the dentist’s office this morning with a purpose in mind. I wanted to get my teeth cleaned and get out of there as fast … Continue reading Dental Reverberations

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Today’s assignment in Blogging 101 is leave comments on at least four blogs that you’ve never commented on before.  If you’d like to take this a step further, add a post to your own blog today highlighting and linking to the four blogs. Let your readers know why they intrigued you. I must say that … Continue reading Welcome to the Neighborhood

One Word Photo Challenge–Mustard

More of BIG SKY Country - Montana – hills colored “mustard” by the setting sun. This week’s One Word Photo Challenge from Jennifer Nichole Wells is Mustard! To participate: Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Mustard” Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme Tag your … Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge–Mustard

A Study of Autumn

“Ron, you just would not believe all the neighbors I saw walking this morning,” I said to my husband this morning. “It is the first day of fall and people I had not seen for months were outside doing all kinds of chores.” He chuckled and poured us both a cup of coffee. “Happy Autumn,” … Continue reading A Study of Autumn