But would you believe kidnapped by aliens? I didn’t think so. When I signed in to start working on another post, I was chagrined to see how long it had been since I’d been Whimsical! I’d like to say that I’ve been working hard on lesson plans for the new semester or brushing up on… Read More I Am Not Dead!
When I read The Daily Post’s writing prompt “Out of Your Reach” which asked if there had been a toy or thing I always wanted as a child on my birthday, but never received, my mind flew to my thirteenth birthday, and the unfulfilled hopes and dreams of a newly minted teen-aged girl. Television was an… Read More Nightmare in Hawaii, Part 2
I’ve been behind on my blogging lately, and it isn’t because I’ve been watching the news. Today’s Prompt “Connect the Dots” on The Daily Post said, “Scour the news for an entirely uninteresting story. Consider how it connects to your life. Write about that.” In an world where sports updates and entertainment gossip are passed… Read More It’s Not News to Me
Pleeeeeease The students in my third period have been begging to watch a movie since the year started, the same movie, over and over. “Pleeeeeease. It’s the best movie ever!” It’s one of the few things I’ve seen unite a cheerleader, a country boy, and a preacher’s kid. I’ve caught them huddled around phones streaming… Read More It’s Not What You Think
I ran across a really interesting post over on one of my favorite blogs, Afthead. The post was spurred by a challenge to list ten things one loves coupled with ten things one hates. I really enjoyed reading this list and decided to try my hand at one of my own. Head over to Afthead‘s… Read More Likes and Dislikes, with thanks to Afthead
I have a dirty little secret: I’m tangled up in a tawdry love triangle. Here it is: I love watching television. I’m an English teacher, so I feel I should be lauding the written word, scowling derisively at people who watch hours of television while affecting a slightly British accent. We seem to have this… Read More My Dirty Secret