In Good Time – Friday Fictioneers

Hey, there's nothing like a Friday Fictioneers on a Sunday. Am I right? I hope to get back into some kind of rhythm soon. I'll admit the election has been an unwelcome distraction. If only we could hold words in our hands and inspect them, see if they're real or true. Thanks to Rochelle for … Continue reading In Good Time – Friday Fictioneers

Thanksgiving Quandries

For this year's Thanksgiving meal, I will responsible for cooking. This also includes planning. We all know that the secret to a successful Thanksgiving meal with numerous side dishes delivered to the table piping hot all at once is....more than one oven! Correct? But unless you live in a hotel or you're just lucky, you're like … Continue reading Thanksgiving Quandries

Gentle Giant – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for Friday Fictioneers, the challenge to write a 100-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to our most dedicated leader and host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, and to Marie Gail Stratford for this week's photo.  All are welcome to participate. If you're interested, head over to Rochelle's Addicted to Purple blog for instructions. My … Continue reading Gentle Giant – Friday Fictioneers

“E” is for Effortless

Last week, I was Effortless in Twitter. I checked out this tool called the Social Effort Scale that measures your effort in social media; they can measure your profile in Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. I had achieved a score of 150 in Twitter, which is a score of Effortless. Go me! This week, I stumbled. Here's my … Continue reading “E” is for Effortless

A Christmas Journey: Ghost of the Past

Just because you reserve a U-Haul doesn't mean it's guaranteed. In fact, to U-Haul it means diddly. Even if you explain that you're moving 1,000 miles across three states in the middle of winter. They shrugged. So much for planning. The year was 2001, two days before Christmas, Mr. Bumble and I arrived at the … Continue reading A Christmas Journey: Ghost of the Past

The Great Reno Balloon Race

Here are a few photos from the Great Reno Balloon Race held about a month ago. I had started this post then, but my computer malfunctioned. But, it's never to late to show some cool photos. I had so many to sort through. I hope you enjoy them. The Great Reno Balloon Race starts early … Continue reading The Great Reno Balloon Race

Road Stop – Part 4 (Conclusion)

Inspired by true events. An account of four weary travelers on their journey from Southern to Northern California up the I-5 corridor and their stop at a diner somewhere along the Grapevine.  All the soda in the world wasn't enough to wash the french fry grease out of my mouth. Alex evidently felt the same … Continue reading Road Stop – Part 4 (Conclusion)