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

Everyday Epiphany, humor

Bantering With Inspirational Signs

“No photos allowed inside,” the sullen fudge maker cautioned. She returned to her marble slab kneading the chocolate confectionery.  Chastened, I wandered out of the sentry’s sight deep into the cluttered souvenir shop. Lake Geneva T-shirts, beach sundries, and boating themed kitchen utensils filled the aisles.  The far wall sported an array of inspirational signs.… Continue reading Bantering With Inspirational Signs

humor, Politics, Technology

Jerkwater Emails

Traveling the non-electronic shunpike for the afternoon had its downside - two hundred twenty-nine emails! It felt like a crunt when I scrolled the list. I gaged that more than forty messages per hour pinged my “in mailbox” while I gardened without my cell phone. Determined to sort through the time cutpurse, my fingers tittupped about… Continue reading Jerkwater Emails

humor

Laboring For Laughs

Snaring a snicker, coaxing a chuckle, and getting a guffaw require effort. However high scores on the “smile-o-meter” for the snickerer, chuckler, and guffawer as well as the snarer, coaxer, and getter are worth it! A laugher reaps the benefits of a relaxed body, an eased anxiety, and a strengthened relationship. (I know this is… Continue reading Laboring For Laughs

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Operation Hopper, A Selected Story From Upcoming Anthology (Fingers Crossed)

  My published short stories convinced me to collect them all in an anthology and self publish through Amazon. This ongoing venture is the fourth of my book beginnings.  A companion Teacher’s Guide is also planned. Think like a teacher while you are reading “Operation Hopper” and compare and contrast Oliver’s and Maggie’s character traits.… Continue reading Operation Hopper, A Selected Story From Upcoming Anthology (Fingers Crossed)