Monthly Archives: February 2011

What is the smallest thing near you? Topic #58

What is the smallest thing? Atoms, molecules, and quarks aside, I am going to write about the smallest thing near me that I can see with my own eyes, without the use of a microscope or magnifying glass. That would be … Continue reading

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When was your last random act of kindness? Topic #57

When was your last random act of kindness?.My last random act of kindness was to help a friend that was in need. He had been through some heart wrenchingly difficult times. Understand that we are hurting financially, too–but this friend was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abundance

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abundance. I was going to go all philosophical or show a photo from nature, or lots of people. Then I decided to just have a little bit of fun and show an abundance of hearts—from a non-existence … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abundance

  Weekly Photo Challenge: Abundance. Now that is a LOT of skulls! Is it a herd of skulls? a gaggle of skulls?

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What keeps you up at night? Topic #56

What keeps you up at night?. A few things keep me up at night. The main thing is the sleeplessness that apparently is the hallmark of my menopausal life. Sigh. I would love to sleep every night, but sometimes I … Continue reading

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What gets better with age? Topic #56

What gets better with age?. Definitely life, parenthood, womanhood, marriage all get better with age. The more I live, the more I know. The more I try, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I can share. … Continue reading

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If you could have anything to eat right now, what would it be? Topic #55

If you could have anything to eat right now, what would it be? I would have a lovely dinner. It would begin with a bit of wine and cheese….then progress to a lovely salad of spring greens, tomatoes, dried cranberries, sliced … Continue reading

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How do you decide when a post is ready to publish? Topic #54

How do you decide when a post is ready to publish?. Often I decide when a post is ready to publish after I post it and then revise it. That is when I sometimes change my mind, or decide to … Continue reading

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How long do you think you could go without a shower? Topic #53

How long do you think you could go without a shower? I could go a few days, I guess. I certainly have actually gone longer out of necessity. But in general, I think more clearly and have a better day, if … Continue reading

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Describe the best road trip you’ve ever taken. Topic #52

Describe the best road trip you’ve ever taken. This was a trip with my husband. We had only been married about 4 years. We had been through a heart wrenching time, as we had had a baby girl that was born … Continue reading

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When you’re feeling down, what music cheers you up? Topic #51

When you’re feeling down, what music cheers you up? Sometimes the music that cheers me up is very upbeat–some Beatles music, Crosby Stills & Nash, some stuff from Broadway musicals, Billy Joel, Springsteen, Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow…..every once … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Refuge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refuge. Where do we take refuge? How do we find our way back to love, comfort, safety? Sometimes the path is laid out so carefully to us by God. This photo was taken at Yellowstone by my … Continue reading

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What would you do with a million dollars? Topic #50

What would you do with a million dollars. Right off the top, of course, would come the taxes (grrr). Then 10% to charity. Pay off the house. Pay off the other debts. Set aside at least a year’s worth of … Continue reading

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#49: Describe the perfect crime

Describe the perfect crime. First of all, let me say that I do not think there really is any such thing as a good or perfect crime. (I say that because I believe fighting back in the case of self … Continue reading

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What’s the most trouble you’ve ever been in? Topic #48

What’s the most trouble you’ve ever been in? My answer will be a little bit boring and some who read my response will roll their eyes and say–‘oooh what an edgy chick; life on the edge’….what can I say? I was … Continue reading

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Topic #47: What part of life confuses you the most?

What part of life confuses you the most?.The part of life that confuses me the most is finding a way to strike a proper balance. If someone calls on the phone or wants to engage me in conversation at home … Continue reading

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Topic 46?:Have you ever lied about your age?

Have you ever lied about your age?.Why? Do you think they believed you. Ok I have never intentionally lied about my age. In the past 5 or 6 years there have been times I have been vague about my age … Continue reading

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Topic #45: What would you tell yourself 10 years ago?

2/13/11What would you tell yourself 10 years ago? if you could go back in time and hae a 5 min conversation with yourself ten years ago, what would you say? I would say be prepared for the shock of your life. … Continue reading

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Have you ever lied about your age? Topic #44

Have you ever lied about your age? I’ve never lied about my age, but for years people thought I was a lot younger than I was….then I became a typical ‘ageless adult’ of a nonspecific age as people think of adults. … Continue reading

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Topic #43: Would you rather be super-intelligent or…

2/11/11 Topic: Would you rather be super-intelligent or….extremely goodlooking. That is easy to answer! I would much rather be super-intelligent as long as it didn’t turn me into a snob who is unwilling to be kind, considerate, and communicative with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curiosity

  Weekly Photo Challenge: Curiosity.

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Topic #42: what is your favorite word?

2/10/11 Topic: what is your favorite word?. Why? Bonus: what is your least favorite word? What word are you entirely neutral about? For all your word choices, is it how they sound, or what they mean that defines your opinion … Continue reading

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Topic #41: describe your dream vacation

This was topic 41–there was no topic 40 for some reason. Topic: describe your dream vacation. One year off…with my husband and son….unlimited funds….visits to every continent….every art museum i have ever wanted to see…every play or concert i have … Continue reading

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My topic #40: What do you like to photograph (besides people)?

I love to think about the ocean when I am feeling: happy, sad, introspective, stressed, or anything else. Be aware that I grew up in the midwest, nowhere near the ocean. I spent my summers at lakes and on the … Continue reading

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Topic #39: What is something you never believed until you experienced it?

Topic: What is something you never believed…  until you experienced it? Bonus: what is something you believed in, until an experience changed your mind. The one thing I never believed could happen is that our country could be attacked. I assumed … Continue reading

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Postaday topic #38: Describe the worst teacher you ever had

Describe the worst teacher you ever had. The worst teacher I ever had was my philosophy teacher in college. He was extremely odd! I was a first semester freshman and a very, very naïve girl. Some of the things we … Continue reading

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Describe the one who got away : Postaday topic #37

Topic: describe the one who got away. Here is my career that got away (at least for now). I was a young go-getter at a computer company…getting promoted frequently and learning a lot. I decided to finish my MBA and … Continue reading

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Write a story from your neighbor’s perspective: Postaday #36

Topic: Write a story from your neighbor’s perspective. To my blog readers: I hope you do not mind the obvious vanity in this story… Story from my neighbor’s perspective: The people a few doors down I just moved in to … Continue reading

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Topic #36: could you live without the internet?

Topic: could you live without the internet for a week or a month? Yes, I could but I would REALLY miss it. It is funny. Back when I first started cruising the internet I didn’t enjoy it all that much. … Continue reading

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Introducing weekly photo challenges

Introducing weekly photo challenges. boundaries!  

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Postaday topic #35: When teleportation is finally possible…

Topic: When teleportation is finally possible….where will you beam yourself? I will beam myself from town to town to instantaneously visit each of my friends and cherished relatives. It is regretful to me to be so far away from so … Continue reading

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