10 Sources of Blogging Inspiration

Inspiration Catches You Unawares — Bloggers Beware   Here are eleven ideas for blogging inspiration that I have found useful. In most places, I have also linked the relevant blog post that developed from a particular idea or inspiration:  1. Travel Travelling broadens the mind and expands the outlook. In the 18th and 19th centuries, upper class young men were sent to tour the continent … Continue reading 10 Sources of Blogging Inspiration

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Fibbing Friday – June 14

It’s FRIDAY! That means it’s time for another round of fibbing. What are the best fibs you can create to answer these questions:   1.Who was the first person to sail around the world? A confused sailor who lost his way.   2.Why did the Egyptians build the pyramids? The Egyptians didn’t build the pyramids. Aliens put them on earth   3.What is Ursa Major? … Continue reading Fibbing Friday – June 14

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“Social” — Random Rant

Growing up, I believed social had to do with being sociable. A social person was one who was friendly and outgoing, fond of entertaining and being entertained. During school, social became part of social studies. This was a class where we learned the history and geography of our surroundings together with tradition and cultural practices. Then came Social Work a term used for charity work … Continue reading “Social” — Random Rant

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Perfection is an Illusion

Perfection is an illusion That everyone wants to attain. The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow; That elusive four leaved clover. If perfection is physical beauty, If it is material wealth or social success, Then it is indeed an illusion The dream you’re always chasing. For beauty can fade with age or illness, Material wealth can be squandered, A scandal splashed across … Continue reading Perfection is an Illusion

“Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

“If you could choose one — and only one — particular malady, condition, or disease for which a safe and effective treatment was available, what one condition would you choose to treat and why is that your choice?” Stress is a modern malady from which innumerable diseases sprout. Diseases of the heart, digestive system, bones, joints, muscles, nervous system, eyes and ears : you name … Continue reading “Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

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One LinerWednesday June 12, 2019

My one liner this Wednesday is from the lyrics of a classic ABBA song, “I have a dream”:   “And my destination makes it worth the while, Pushing through the darkness. still another mile; I cross the stream, I have a dream.”   I followed with interest the contest for the new One Liner Wednesday badge. All the badges were beautiful and it was difficult … Continue reading One LinerWednesday June 12, 2019

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Share Your World 6-10-19

Here is another set of fun questions from the creative Melanie of sparksfromacombustiblemind : QUESTIONS: What do fish do all day?   What thoughts do you think they have?  (Credit to the awesome Teresa and her Fibbin’ Fridays for this one) They go round and round in their bowl in the throws of an existential crisis. What celebrity would you have as a SPOUSE, if you … Continue reading Share Your World 6-10-19


Blogger Recognition Award

A Blogger Recognition Award on Monday morning. What a great beginning to the week. I was nominated for this by Sadje at Keep It Alive. AWARD RULES: Thank the nominator, and publish a post on your blog about receiving the Blogger Recognition Award. Make sure to provide a link to the nominator’s blog in your post. Give a brief story of how your blog started. … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award


What excuses do you use when you don’t want to do something?

“The dog ate my home work !” Students showing up without home work can get really creative with their excuses. Later in adult life you sometimes need an excuse for getting out of a situation or commitment. As a grown up, you need to clothe your excuse with a partial truth (or untruth). Here are some excuses presented first in their “polite” format and then … Continue reading What excuses do you use when you don’t want to do something?