Monthly Archives: December 2018

That Time My Resolve Held

Today’s writing prompt is to write about resolutions kept. My problem with that is that several years ago I gave up resolutions for Lent and haven’t looked back. If resolutions are paper to-do lists, then I killed a forest conquering … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Surviving 2019

I signed up with https://writerswrite.co.za/ and they send me a daily prompt, which I am going to use for my blog. These prompts come at the crack of midnight, so I should be able to do one daily. Yippee! Here … Continue reading

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Made With Love (and Real Butter)

Way back in 2011, I put my family through the torture of trying to replicate my sister-in-law’s chocolate chip cookies (https://oldhwysixwest.wordpress.com/2011/08/28/the-cookie-quest-2/). 7 years (and no kidnappings) later, I’m close enough for the big reveal… it’s what Aarin said:  “I just … Continue reading

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Alternality

Several people rent space in my head and at least one of them spends a lot of time thinking, “What If….” Disaster Recovery Laura is a little paranoid and wonders about the availability of toilet paper and instant grits during … Continue reading

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