humor · ice tea · jokes · laughing · laughs · Laughter · must haves · writing

My Three Needs

Recently someone asked me to name three things I can’t go without. I quickly answered: Humor/Laughter Writing Ice tea Humor is a basic need of mine. I grew up with a lot of laughter in our household. My dad was a funny, funny man who told corny jokes that made us all laugh, even if… Continue reading My Three Needs

conference workshops · Mexico · San Miguel de Allende · Writers' conferenvce · writing

Mexico Bound

I’m heading back to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for the 12 annual Writer’s Conference to be held Feb. 15-19. Lots of good speakers are on the program agenda, along with workshops, private tutoring, conference sessions, and tons of talking one-on-one with other attendees. I’m looking forward to this exchange and learning experience even… Continue reading Mexico Bound

birthdays · blogging · One Year Anniversary · thank you · writing

A Year of Writing

It has been a year of socializing, learning, fretting, writing, and growing all in the name of blogging. I’m not certain I had any expectations when I began this jaunt, except to write consistently and, hopefully, cleverly. I can say that the consistent part I got, the clever part may be a bit thin, but… Continue reading A Year of Writing

blogging · Daily Post · Daily Prompts · Solitude · writing

Solitude Is Necessary

Solitude is intriguing. It nourishes me, it drains me, it demands from me, and it leads me to interaction. I’ve spent most of my life not participating in any activity that was solitude in nature. I wanted people around me. I wanted activity and interaction, and lots of it. But I’m becoming accustomed to my alone… Continue reading Solitude Is Necessary

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I Dunno

I keep being asked why I write, why I blog, what do I want to accomplish with my writing?What, what, why, why?  Its  like being asked why I breathe, why I live, what am I to accomplish with my life. My answer: I dunno. Why do some people want to be parents? Why does someone write… Continue reading I Dunno

aging · blogging · criticisms · humor · misspelling · mistakes · proper English · spelling · writing

I Can’t Spell Either

Don’t you just hate it when you have been criticizing the spelling, actually the misspelling, of these ‘young people’ who don’t seem to know English from gibberish? And then you discover you too have failed the spelling test…in a headline no less! So terribly embarrassing. And the only excuse I have is I’m old, which… Continue reading I Can’t Spell Either