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!
I’m a teacher; everyone knows that’s not the career to have to live a life of luxury. I’m never going to own a yacht. That’s fine; I get seasick. I won’t have second house in the Caribbean. I can deal with that, too; hot weather is not my thing. Even if I owned fine jewels… Read More Coffee, Tea, or Chocolate? Yes, Please!
The Best Laid Schemes My favorite vacation spot is Asheville, North Carolina, only 91 miles away. It is a haven of sanity a short drive from my hectic life. Sometimes. Almost every time we go to Asheville, we stay at the same place, The Princess Anne Hotel, a small historic inn that makes guests feel… Read More Are We There Yet?
Well, today is my birthday, and I threw myself a party. A pity party. Carl and I had big plans today:We were swanning off to Asheville to embrace culture and have luncheon–It would be luncheon in Asheville; I eat lunch here–at any one of our favorite places, visit real bookstores, then pick up a few… Read More Childhood’s End?
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” — Friedrich Nietzsche I love music. Music is “The Air that I Breathe.” Oh, there’s another song for the list. In fact, I wanted to be a singer once; I wrote about it on Socrates Underground. When I first approached today’s prompt, I was torn between the books and… Read More I Got the Music In Me
Today’s Writing 101 Prompt called for us to make a list. The first thing that popped into my mind was the song, “I Love” by Tom T. Hall. This beautiful song is a list of simple loves, many of which mirror my own. ” I love leaves in the wind,/pictures of my friends/ Birds of… Read More I Love…
My favorite place to scurry off to when I need a quick break from uptight reality is Asheville, North Carolina. Although it’s only about 90 miles from Sevierville, Tennessee, where I live, it is a universe away in attitude. East Tennessee is a land of chain restaurants, traffic jams, and people with a mission. Interstate… Read More Far from the Madding Crowd