Monthly Archives: October 2013


Today’s Daily Prompt says, “We all know someone who could use a pep talk… so write them one!” I thought about any number of pep talks I could write: for my friend who is on the verge of becoming a mother, … Continue reading

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Winter is coming

The wind was blowing from the north this afternoon with enough force to raise whitecaps on the river. I opted to walk northward, partly because the river trails to the north are more sheltered than many of my other walking … Continue reading

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Today’s Daily Prompt: Tell us about a habit you’d like to break. Is there any way it can play a positive role in your life? I like meteors. The Perseid meteor shower peaks around August 9-14 every year. Like most events in … Continue reading

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The needs of the many

I got thinking about Star Trek on the walk home from the bus stop yesterday. To be specific, I got thinking about a single line uttered by Spock in The Wrath of Khan. Chances are, even the non-trekkies will recognize … Continue reading

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Many is the new Domestic

Note sure what the folks over at the Daily Prompt were smoking this morning! Today’s suggestion is: Click over to your favorite blog, and pick out the 4th and 14th words (that aren’t “the” or “an”). Drop them into this … Continue reading

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Setting me free

Today the Daily Prompt asks: Tell us about the blog post you were most nervous to publish — and what it was like to set it free. In my short history as a blogger, without question the scariest post I have … Continue reading

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Happy Hip Day

Today’s Daily Prompt posed the question: You get some incredibly, amazingly, wonderfully fantastic news. What’s the first thing you do? My “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” news was not a single moment in time. Rather, it unfolded gradually over the past year.  Last October … Continue reading

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