Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: Colorful

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About Loss

This post comes from a weekly memoir writing prompt provided by The Red Dress Club:  Write a post that either starts or ends with the words “Lesson learned.” Word limit: 400 words.   Sitting on our front porch watching the movers … Continue reading

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I Helped Bring Down A Company

Not many years ago, my husband and I were lamenting how the big chain bookstores were putting the small, independent bookstores out of business.  How could the small business owners possibly compete with those corporate giants?  The Twig, a cute … Continue reading

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Where Did Those Memories Go?

This week’s Red Dress Club‘s Red Writing Hood prompt is  a picture prompt about cameras, and it is limited to 400 words. It can be fiction or non-fiction.  I chose non-fiction.   Nineteen fifty-nine was an important year.  Alaska and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hot

Just heard the weather report for the next few days.  The heat index today is 110 degrees.  Tomorrow it will be 117 degrees.  Can you feel the heat sizzling off the sand in this picture?

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

I always loved that song Julie Andrews sang in The Sound of Music.  You know the one about her favorite things? I was thinking about that the other day as I was going through drawers and closets to find things … Continue reading

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The Beat of Life

This post comes from a weekly memoir writing prompt provided by The Red Dress Club.   This week’s prompt asked us to write about a time that rhythm, or a lack thereof, played a role in our life. And we weren’t … Continue reading

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