Category Archive: LIfe

Remembering Mitry

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This meme reminded me of Mitry, the world’s best cat.  I’m sharing his story with the world once again. I wrote this post in 2013, and amended it ever so slightly. Here’s a… Continue reading

Inner battles

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  War. Who isn’t waging it inside? Name one person without an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other. War begins from the time we’re told, “NO!” We struggle with… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Oh-pine.

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Every year they attack.  The pine pollen mini-monsters. Those tiny little things carried by the wind… ….infiltrating my nostrils… ….traveling down the tracheal toilet, and then… ….lodging into my larynx.   When the Florida… Continue reading

Things you learn when you have Tourette’s

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This is not a “feel sorry for me” post, it’s to help others understand Tourette’s Syndrome from the vantage point of someone who has it.  Tourette’s is great teacher that continues to provide… Continue reading

Change

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Don’t remember when this particular betrayal occurred. Possibly the day I compared a “new-and-improved” name-brand plastic bag against an older, thicker one that I’d washed and used many times. The facts were undeniable.… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes poetry challenges: Décima : Gift. Haiku : Foolish.

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THE QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA: There are 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line. There is a SET RHYMING PATTERN we must stick to. ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. Décima … Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Life story

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In one of those not-quite-awake moments, who hasn’t thought, “Why don’t I write an autobiography?” After looking at a blank page for a few minutes, I wrote exactly 19 words: I was born,… Continue reading

Have you met that “guy”?

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  Have you met that guy?   You know the one I’m talking about.  He swaggers into work exuding confidence and brags about his prowess at his job.   The way he talks with the… Continue reading

99 word prompt : rodent

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September 17, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story of mice. It can feature any variety of the little critters in any situation. Are the the character or… Continue reading

Dreams you just want to strangle.

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  Warning:  Not a humor post.  Maybe tomorrow. A woman listening to a radio, two people inside a derelict truck living with their infant, blasts in the background. War.  Message sent through the… Continue reading