This post is part of Linda G. Hill’s annual kick-off to the blogging year, Just Jot January. If you want to participate, or see what others have contributed, check out today’s prompt.
So said coworker Brian Carvell. Yes, I named him. I didn’t use the somewhat anonymous “coworker whose sense of humor is so bizarre that you laugh until you realize you shouldn’t be laughing.” Of course, that would have only been anonymous in the world outside our office. Inside, everyone would say, “oh, he means Brian.”... Continue Reading →
Today’s visit to the bar is inspired (see confession below) by Linda G. Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt: “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is ‘fine.’ Use it any way you’d like, bonus points if you use it as the last word of your post. Have fun!” If we were having a... Continue Reading →
Each year for the past few years, Linda G. Hill has offered a fun way to juice up our blogging energy in January. JusJoJan is a daily prompt, in response to which you can do anything. Linda gathered the prompts from her loyal fanbase, and today’s prompt was my suggesiton. I won’t be participating in... Continue Reading →
Last month, Mary, over at Mary Melange, challenged a group of us to write about cycling during June. In trying to match her pace, I began with a story about my short stint on two powered wheels. I spent less than three years on a motorcycle. On the other hand, I have been riding a... Continue Reading →
I have been transparent about the fact that I like poetry. I follow a number of poets, and I’ve hinted about an interesting (to me) relationship with poetry in several other posts. I’ve mentioned in several comments, that I might explain the connection at some point, and I’ve been encouraged to do so. Yes, I’m... Continue Reading →
About two years ago, someone nominated me for an award. I have to admit that, although I had been blogging for a while, I didn’t understand the whole award thing. I wasn’t aware that you could declare your blog to be “award free” or that I could set up an Awards page or that I... Continue Reading →
Well over a month ago, this blog was featured on Freshly Pressed. That was an unexpected honor, and has led to many new followers. I am still trying to work my way through the emails I’ve received about those followers so I can, as the folks at WordPress suggest: “go see what they're up to!”... Continue Reading →