Category: The Random

Soul Mates

Young Lovers seek perfections, Old lovers learn the art of sewing shreds together, and seeing beauty in a multiplicity of patches. -How To Make An American Quilt Walking along the path of one of my favorite local hiking trails, I sat for a bit to watch some squirrels perform their comedy act along the leaves …

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Dream Crushers

  “There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique, and if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium; and be lost. The world will not have it. It is …

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April Fly On The Wall

Fly on the wall-  This is an American phrase that originated there in the 1920s. The first citation of it that I can find is from The Oakland Tribune, February 1921: I’d just love to be a fly on the wall when the Right Man comes along.” Welcome to the April Fly On The Wall …

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Something Upstairs

“Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don’t let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.”   -R. I. Fitzhenry There is something living in my attic! It’s not paying rent! It’s, them, whatever is going down!!!!! I paid the “Rat Guy” a ransom to go up there. He said we …

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Teens Are Like Dinosaurs

The dinosaurs disappeared because they could not adapt to their changing environment. We shall disappear if we cannot adapt to an environment that now contains spaceships, computers — and thermonuclear weapons. -ARTHUR C. CLARKE, forward, Collected Stories The Handsome Prince and I had tucked into bed to watch the first few minutes of a movie …

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The Snack That Maimed Easter

Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays. -John Clayton Welcome to Take One of April’s Secret Subject Swaps! This week, Baking In A Tornado handed 12 brave bloggers a secret subject from someone else and assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own …

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Hilarious Writes And Wrongs

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.  ~William Hazlitt The time has come, to get the book! Good heavens! I couldn’t be any more excited to tell you that today is the big day! Parenting Gag Reel- Hilarious Writes And Wrongs: Take 26 has been released!! …

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Inspire Powerful Action Blog Hop #1

Just for today, no matter where I am going, or what I am doing, or who I am doing it with, it is my intention to focus on the positive. -Lucy MacDonald Hi Everyone and welcome to the first Inspire Powerful Action Monthly Blog Hop and Giveaway.  Not only will this hop bring you great …

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A Little Sunshine

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” -Helen Keller   Several weeks ago the talented and beautiful Roshni at Big A Little a, bestowed upon me the Sunshine Award! It’s really neat to receive an award from a blogger I adore. 🙂 She’s an exceptionally talented writer that delivers with …

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March Fly On The Wall

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. -Mark Twain March Fly On The Wall Have you ever thought about what people might think if they saw what goes on behind-the-scenes at your house? Do you ever wonder what it would be like to catch a glimpse of someone else’s …

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The Big Bang

 Penny: (Answering the door to Sheldon) What’s up, buttercup? Penny: (Answering the door again) What’s the word, hummingbird? Penny: (And again) What’s the gist, physicist?   Welcome to Take Two of March’s Secret Subject Swap. This week, 13 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret …

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About To Get Goosed

“If you feel the urge, don’t be afraid to go on a wild goose chase. What do you think wild geese are for anyway?” – Will Rogers When my people were small, I spent a lot of time at parks so they could run and play. The older versions of my little people prefer to …

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Unless

The Once-ler: And all that the Lorax left here in this mess was a small pile of rocks with one word. Boy: [reading it] “Unless?” The Once-ler: Yes. “Unless.” Boy: What’s an unless? The Once-ler: [sung] Just a far away word/just a far away thought… Boy: A thought about what? About something I ought? The …

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Wordless Wednesday: Simi Valley

“Words travel as swiftly as desire, so it is possible to send a message of love without them.” -LAURA ESQUIVEL, Swift as Desire  Wordless Wednesday: Simi Valley      

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February Fly On The Wall

  Have you ever thought about what people might think if they saw what goes on behind-the-scenes at your house? Do you ever wonder what it would be like to catch a glimpse of someone elses daily life? Here’s your chance. Today 14 bloggers are inviting you into their homes to be a fly on …

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