“That’s my favorite color!” Favorites are important to our society. One of the ways we get to know one another is finding out favorite foods, colors, vacation destinations. Yet when it comes to people, it can hurt when the favorite is not you. I remember when I was in elementary […]
I confess that there are some things in my past that I would like to forget. Just wipe them out and pretend they never happened. And there are things in my life that are delightful that I love to pull out of my memories and mull over. There is a […]
The B twins. Just hearing their name caused a shudder in those who had babysat them. They were known for getting into mischief and creating a lot of work for those tending them. What I discovered, however, was that these boys were a lot of fun. Yeah, they did have […]
We’ve tried to locate the ancient split oak tree at least two different times. Each time we have wandered the trails, the overgrowth and destruction from previous hurricanes have prevented us from finding the correct path to get there. Yet we’ve been told (and seen the pictures) that the 200-year-old […]
Though the fire appeared to be out, the firefighters continues to comb through the remains to ensure there were no embers left to reignite into flames.
“Lookin’ for Love in All the Wrong Places” croons Johnny Lee. This song from the 1980’s was on the top of the charts for a few weeks – most likely because so many people can relate only too well.
“Reclaimed water. Do not drink!” I’ve seen this warning in multiple municipal areas and when I do, I hesitate to even get close enough to get sprayed by the flow. We’ve had electronics that have needed to be repaired during their warranty period and each time have discovered that once […]
Suddenly, I wasn’t sure where we were. Up until a few minutes ago, I had a really good sense that I was tracking where we were on our journey, but now. Not so much. My husband had a surprise destination for me and, to keep me in suspense, he decided […]
I have worked in a male-dominated industry for the past couple of decades. It has always been a little obvious at the office but attending conferences made it abundantly clear that I was in the minority. I can remember one where there were a few thousand attendees, and I could […]
On Tour with Prism Book Tours What are things that make you afraid? Spiders? Being late for work? Sickness? Death? Sometimes the things we fear are just silly worry kinds of things and sometimes they are much more serious. I have a terrible fear of heights. It affects me in […]