The EASTER BUNNY HAS BEEN HERE

Brightly colored eggs, (mostly plastic now instead of real eggs) are hidden everywhere in the house and in the yard.  Behind flowerpots. behind couch cusions, in every nook and cranny. these eggs await the wakening of grandchildren. These children...

REGARDING LIMITS

Grade 9 was discussing what they would or would never allow themselves to do if they were fortunate enough to reach adult status.  In 1936 the subject was deemed appropriate for conversation.   Ann:   Could you ever work serving in a coffee...

I NEED TO GO OVER THIS AGAIN...

because I still don't know why it went wrong. I still want to figure it out.  You see we had everything in common.  Even our music.  Her record collection looked exactly like mine.  We used to share icecream at the student center.  I'd spoon feed her...

EASTER WEEKEND, MY FAMILY ARE RUSHING HERE

All my family, on this continent, are rushing here for this coming weekend.  We get toward summer sooner than the rest.  Flowers are blooming and the trees are heavy with buds of new leaves and flowers.  Another rainstorm and they will burst open.  I...

We are ALL LIARS

  We each lie. And this may not be a bad thing. Lying could be good for us. We grow. We change as we grow. What we once were, may have nothing to do with what we become in these changes. We could start out one way and then change as we...

DIRTY BLACK WHITE-LIES

My mom loved to talk, especially if it was an old relative from her childhood days. Jade was no exception. Jade is my fourth cousin, twice removed, and lived next door to Mom when they were children. Jade called about every two weeks. I always knew...

Scribbles # 34 - FAMOUS LAST WORDS

I have to admit I get bored driving the same old route when taking a trip. I will call my alternate route a short cut. It may take three times as long to get there but to me it is a more interesting trip offering new sights, sounds and adventures than...

A Small Horror

a story by TomasSISI   It is not death I fear, it is the waiting. On the other hand, what if I was only presumed dead and I woke up in the grave, an extremely narrow coffin and there was no way out.   If things went the way they should,...

Help me, please

Singer and song lovers, probably help if you are 60 or more years old. I woke with this tune in my head this morning...   I hit the web crawler and other song phrase searchers but found no help there. this was the refrain in a tune popular about...

SEQUESTERED or HACKED?

Have I been sequested. My social security cut off?  Or have the banks been hacked.  Hacking me wouldn't help them.  There is no record of who I do busness with.  Not on my computer. or anywhere except for their records. This is the very first...

AN OLD JOKE

A joke when Elvis was just becoming popular. (Yes, I go back that far.): Question:  Why do his parents object to him being billed as "Elvis the Pelvis?' Answer: Because he had a brother named Enis.   Times were different then.  People...

dOES POSTING WORK?

Just checking;  I cannot comment on other blogs, I found I could use status thingy and am trying out posting..  Nothing works right.  My computer crashed overnight and Widnows wouldn't open.  Instead I got this loud shriek which I couldn't stop. ...