A Bit (More) About Me #5

Via Sparks from a Combustible Mind's Share Your World for 9/24/18. Q: Last week, Sparks asked a question about favorite beverages and the overwhelming favorite was coffee.   If you drink coffee, how do you like it best?  Hot, cold, iced, with cream, with sugar or black as black? A: Black, strong, and bitter except on … Continue reading A Bit (More) About Me #5

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Brief Thoughts on a Bunch o’Books

Hoooo-BOY, my head is spinning!  The Girl and The Boy are currently involved in so many school-related and after-school activities that The Boss and I can hardly keep up.  We haven't sat down for a family meal in over two weeks.  Shameful, I tell ya!  And I became so far behind on posting my thoughts … Continue reading Brief Thoughts on a Bunch o’Books

A Bit (More) About Me #4

Via sparksfromacombustiblemind's Share Your World for 9/17/18 Once again, I'm a day late on this.  But yesterday I chaperoned The Girl's class trip to the Nashville Islamic Center and attended an evening meeting for a local volleyball club she wants to join, so my day was rather full.  I hope y'all are doing well today, … Continue reading A Bit (More) About Me #4

Strikethrough: A Dirge for Acquaintances No Longer Plagued by Addiction

I rarely have cause to feel sad, if you want to know the truth, but I’m down today, way down in the blue deeps with thoughts as bleak as the tempestuous sky. Ponderous clouds in endless shades of gray track as slowly across the sky as passersby shuffle along the rain-slick street, shoulders slumped and … Continue reading Strikethrough: A Dirge for Acquaintances No Longer Plagued by Addiction

The County Fair, parts 1 & 2

Via The Haunted Wordsmith's 'Finish the Story #9' The other day, my friend The Haunted Wordsmith wrote part 1 of a story titled "The County Fair" then tagged me with her "Finish the Story" challenge.  I finally had some time today to respond.  Below are Wordsmith's rules for the challenge followed by her part 1 … Continue reading The County Fair, parts 1 & 2

The Parrot Flew West Parts 1 & 2

My friend Viola Bleu at Ideas Become Words started a story, "The Parrot Flew West", and challenged me and several other Bloggers to take it and run with it.  I did.  I am including Viola's part 1 here for convenience's sake, but please mosey over and take a look at her lovely, inspiring, creative blog … Continue reading The Parrot Flew West Parts 1 & 2

I’ve Been Published!

Hello friends & fellow Bloggers!  I hope y'all're doing well on this fine Friday.  The weather here in middle Tennessee is damnear perfect today.  It's a mild, partly sunny 80 degrees with a sky full of wispy white and fluffy gray clouds being pushed along by a gentle, almost autumnal breeze here in my little … Continue reading I’ve Been Published!