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 …

Gillette Reunions

My mom’s family had reunions every year at the same time so that we could make sure it was on our calendars.  Dad’s family, however, had get-togethers.  Dad’s family had one girl and five boys.  Grandma Gillette used to say that she grew up on a farm and married a teacher so she could get …

The Monster Across the Street

You never know where the monsters may be lurking!  Constant vigilance is needed to guard against any sudden attacks.  My middle cat, Jessie, has been our self-appointed guardian in this area.  Ever since she came to live with us, she has scouted the perimeter of our yard every morning and a couple of times during …