humor, Writing

Uninvited Guest Blogger: Squeaky Pie

Several suspicious messages arrived in my “A Few Choice Words by Anita” email box commenting upon my recent post. Readers claimed my last post “creative” and had an “interesting slant” and “unique”! I puzzled over the complimentary comments, increased likes, and new readership. Although I appreciated the fanfare, I wondered about the delayed response. I… Continue reading Uninvited Guest Blogger: Squeaky Pie

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Writing

Adventures in Writing: From Teaching to Writing to Zooming Teaching and Writing

Significant events divide my timeline. Life after marriage- “So I have TWO families!” Life after son is born- “So my world happily revolves around THIS son.” Life after divorce- “So THAT’S who I used to be.” Life after meeting Significant Other - “So my world DIDN’T end!” Life after retiring from teaching - “So I… Continue reading Adventures in Writing: From Teaching to Writing to Zooming Teaching and Writing

humor, Technology, Writing

Adventures in Writing: Promoting My Book Up From The #1,252,633 Amazon Rank Position!

Writing books is easier than promoting books! In June, I Amazon published two books. Operation Hopper and Other Tales: Nature, Magic, and the Oakland Acres’ Kids and a companion discussion activity guide Operation Hopper and Other Tales: Nature, Magic, and the Oakland Acres’ Kids Discussion and Activity Guide. The first a collection of short stories for children ages… Continue reading Adventures in Writing: Promoting My Book Up From The #1,252,633 Amazon Rank Position!

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Writing

Small Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: No Excuse Writing!

Since I’m in the “keel over and die” age demographic for those contracting Covid-19 (commonly known as “stupid virus”) I’ve become a sheltering in place, socially distancing, mask wearing individual (sometimes all three simultaneously) with an abundance of spare time. Some of which I spent reading inspirational quotes by wise scholars such as Benjamin Franklin,… Continue reading Small Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: No Excuse Writing!

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Writing

An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions

“Adventures pounce upon the unsuspecting.” Anita Borgo One minute I’m minding my own business quietly reading a book when my brain does the “one thing leads to another stream of consciousness” shuffle. The next minute I find myself amid the preposition population knee deep in “between”, “atween”, and “betwixt” wondering why “between” made the cut… Continue reading An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions