Category Archive: Writing

Crappy Awards

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  Ever have one of those days where it would have been better just to sleep 24 hours and forget it happened? I’m better at writing things down than trying to talk. I’ll… Continue reading

Typed in 60 seconds. Education then and now.

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  More on (or moron) changes that have happened since my birth.  Tonight’s treat is… EDUCATION: Then: There was no such thing as a learning disability. I was in 1st grade when Rhoda… Continue reading

Happy Birthday to Me.

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  I’m in my 60’s and approaching another birthday.   I’m still an insufferable annoyance, I “ain’t quite right,” and have a host of other things I prefer to ignore until they rear their… Continue reading

Life With A Deaf, Blind, Lame, Senile Dog That Thinks She’s My Mother

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My dog is on drugs…. anti-flea meds every four days, antibiotics and anti-pain pills twice a day, and prednisone for itching down to every other day. Oh yes, and a diluted vinegar spray every… Continue reading

QUACK vs. DOCTOR

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As mentioned in my last post, if there were such a thing as a quack magnet, my parents fit the bill—or paid the bill (however you want to look at it).  My personal… Continue reading

Momness

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      Mother’s day.  The ads byting my inbox were the only reason I was aware of its encroachment.  I may not remember it, but my family doesn’t forget (I’m flattered beyond… Continue reading

WRITERS GRIDLOCK

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I’ve been deep into a state I call writer’s gridlock.  In a lot of ways it’s worse than writer’s block because it comes at you in so many layers. It started when I… Continue reading

The Dumbing of America – Part 1

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Please see the original poem Dumbing of America by Vickie Kayuk which will be published on April 12, 2013 at “Where Do I Go From Here?” as part of the NaPoWriMo Challenge. This… Continue reading

Guns, Taxes and Living in the USA

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OK….I’m mad, and I’m not going to take it any more…. I am just about sick and tired of hearing all about how awful guns are and how ‘assault riffles’ should be banned.… Continue reading

Name Your Headache

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Well, it’s midnight. My usual wake-up call is 3am. The interrupted sleep can be a time of inspiration or imagination. Did I awaken with amazing insight? Did I have a prophetic dream? No.… Continue reading