Monthly Archives: January 2013

Short Hiatus

Greetings my friends ~ I wanted to let you all know I’m taking a short hiatus. My beloved father-in-law is ill and I’ll be taking a break from writing and reading.  I hope to be back soon- Much mush, Rutabaga … Continue reading

Posted in Health | 60 Comments

The Daily Prompt: Waiting for the Gift of Sound and Vision – a Reblog-a-thog

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Very apropos for the Daily Prompt– What role does music play in your life? If you’ve read any of my other posts, especially the earlier ones, you’ll have noticed I’m big on music. Prior to turning 14,…

Posted in Humor | 7 Comments

In case you’ve not laughed today

For my friend over at The Seed Said So Please watch and laugh – it’s Friday…. Hands up, who likes me????  

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Books, Boots, & a Bumble – Bloggers are Beautiful

It’s been a particularly lovely couple of weeks. I’ve been sicker than a dog (which one, I can’t fathom – every dog I currently know is jumping around with vibrant health) BUT I’ve had ample time to catch up on my reading. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Coincidence, Freshly Pressed, Humor, love, News, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Words, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

A Shave and a New Scar – 2 Bits

The other day, SaraDraws over at Laments and Lullabies posted about a subject near and dear to my heart, hatred of shopping. We are kindred spirits, Sara & I. Through my grousing about shopping, we also discovered that we mutually … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Cooking, Health, Humor, Injury, Random Thoughts, Shaving, Story, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 66 Comments

Starting Over – Sometimes It’s Tragically Bumpy

This is for the DPChallenge “Starting Over”  – I wrote this a bit ago – but it works for this challenge; so I’ve got it here again but with a couple of changes. So let us begin…. It is said that … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Family, grieving, Injury, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Story, Travel, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 91 Comments

Half a Mile Outside of Bloody Basin

“The car broke down about half a mile outside of Bloody Basin” These are the words I spoke to the tow-truck company over the phone in February 1989 from Cordes Junction, AZ, located right off I-17 – a million miles … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Humor, Injury, love, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Story, Surgery, Travel, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 77 Comments