99 word prompt : scraps

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November 15, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that uses scraps. It can be scraps of dried flowers, paper, metal, fabric, food — any kind of scraps… Continue reading

Another day, another 3 a.m. wake up cat.

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3:00 in the morning. This was waiting for me in the kitchen Yes, I fed him. I wanted to live. When I awaken at 7:00 a.m., this will be waiting for me (only… Continue reading

When size no longer matters.

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Yesterday, I was talking with someone in her 20’s at work about size…after the 3rd comment of the day that went something like this, “You’re so thin/slender/tiny.” My reply, “In 1970, I’d be… Continue reading

Brain Drain

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I’m looking for my brain.  If anyone out there finds it, there’s no reward.  I think it’s lost inside the bowels of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).   Why would I want to pay… Continue reading

Senseless Someday Sarcasm : Chat

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  And I thought I wouldn’t have a Senseless Sarcasm post this week. I’ll be traveling to visit my daughter in another state, so I went on-line to contact the credit card company… Continue reading

I can’t brain today, I have the dumb — sign language edition

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Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
Some of these are subtle — so make sure you’re had your morning coffee first. 🙂 bluebird of bitterness View original post

Sunday : Veteran’s day edition.

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  What is our definition of a war veteran?  Someone who had served their country by joining the military. I’ll add to that definition …and comes back home to find that few people… Continue reading

Good Grief!

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Well!  Isn’t this just the cat’s meow! How many times have we, as humans, thought we’d outsmarted “Mother Nature?” Hmmm…. DDT (Insects adapted). Splicing insecticide into plants (Insects adapted, we didn’t). Baby formula… Continue reading

For only a short time

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Abandoned down a dirt road they pattered into my life. Brothers side by side. …and now… Other Brother Coon Cat asks, with a tremulous meow, “Why am I alone?” After eight years he… Continue reading

Time change

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Every single time the clock springs forward or falls back, there are consequences. Cats aren’t the only ones inconvenienced I can understand why the wretched ritual was started:  It was World War II… Continue reading