It Should Have Been A Clue!

In this time, when we’re supposed to stay at home, the problem of keeping myself entertained without people is creating interesting developments.  Some time ago, I found a wonderful enterprise called Great Courses.  This is a company who hires phenomenal teachers to present courses on different subjects.  They have courses on investing, organic chemistry, Mediterranean …

Toilet Paper and Underwear!

Photo by Fikri Rasyid on Unsplash Isn’t that a cute title?  It came to me as I was trying to squeeze myself on the toilet between the oversized toilet paper roll and the sink.  Normally I don’t have any problem with this, but I had just unwrapped the large economy sized roll of toilet paper …

The Case of the Missing Lips!

The other day I was getting ready to wash my face and, when I looked into the mirror, I was horrified by the vision looking back at me!  In my mind, when I am cleaned up for the day and dressed up in my best, I look just like Meryl Streep!  The resemblance is amazing …

Time

Photo by Oliver Hale on Unsplash Time is certainly an oddity, isn’t it!  Two minutes ago, I was starting the day and thinking about writing about time and how fluid it can be.  It’s now almost 7:00 in the evening a week later!  How does that happen? I read once that there are two types …

The Last Stand!

Keeping an eye on the offenders! In almost any story, there will come a time when the main character has to take a stand – a time when a line has to be drawn in the sand – a time when the main character is tired of giving way and decides that enough is enough.  …

Family Trips

Photo by Sonja Guina on Unsplash I don’t remember many travels before we moved back to Kansas from Tennessee.  I remember riding a train from Memphis to Dodge City to visit Mom’s family.  I remember that we were in a sleeper car that had several bunk beds curtained off and we were in an upper …

Where to Live!

I got a box of Wordsmith cards that are designed to help with writer’s block, and I decided to try one out.  If you don’t know what to write about, you pull out a card that has a question on it and you answer the question.  The card I pulled out asked, “Where would you …