Tag: SoCS

Language

Last week, after a brief amble in the park where my son works I fell asleep on a blanket in the grass. I woke up to this: The blue skies, the lake, the grass, the daisy just beyond the edge of the blanket. This… Continue Reading “Language”

K

Back at the beginning of June I had this brilliant idea to encourage myself to write — I would do my own A-to-Z Challenge for the month, choosing things I like and don’t like that begin with the letter of the day. Pshaw. Looky… Continue Reading “K”

Jasmine, Lavender, Jobs, and Junk

This is my own A-to-Z Challenge for the month of June — likes and dislikes. I’ve fallen behind but haven’t given up! If you want to join me, just add a comment naming something you like and something you don’t like that begin with… Continue Reading “Jasmine, Lavender, Jobs, and Junk”

House

This is my own A-to-Z Challenge for the month of June — likes and dislikes. I’ve fallen behind but haven’t given up! If you want to join me, just add a comment naming something you like and something you don’t like that begin with… Continue Reading “House”

Dentist

This is my own A-to-Z Challenge for the month of June — likes and dislikes. If you want to join me, just add a comment of something you like that begins with the letter D and something you don’t like. Also, today’s post is… Continue Reading “Dentist”

To Stay or Not Stay on the Trail

I’m housesitting for my daughter while she and her new husband are off on their honeymoon. Their home is surrounded by trees, and somewhere back on the property there’s a small cemetery where loved ones were laid to rest in 1800s. The realtor had… Continue Reading “To Stay or Not Stay on the Trail”

Who Knows?

The other day someone called and asked, “Is it going to be busy in the bowling alley this afternoon?” “I don’t know,” I said. I thought about making a snarky comment about my broken crystal ball. I think it was the same day that… Continue Reading “Who Knows?”

In the Middle of the Night

Dear Kim, In the middle of the nightI sometimes wake upNo, no — I meanI often wake up. I hear the coyotes howlingAnd lately I’ve heard an owl But that’s not what wakes me up It’s the thousand thoughtsRacing through my mindOf this and… Continue Reading “In the Middle of the Night”

Dear Kim

Gah — It’s New Year’s Day and I really want to get back into writing. “I resolve to write every day in 2022.” That sounds so pretentious. And lofty. And ridiculous. Yes, that’s it — utterly ridiculous because I barely posted anything in 2021… Continue Reading “Dear Kim”