Unsolicited

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  During this week, unable to talk due to laryngitis, I have had so many calls from various “unknown” numbers — or names I don’t recognize — that I’ve wanted to pull the… Continue reading

National Hate Week

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Yes, I’m being politically incorrect. No, I don’t give a rat’s vagina if you like it or not:  April 6 – 12 is National Hate Week. On April 6, many, many moons ago,… Continue reading

Just another way to make money.

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I received a call around 9:30am For most people, that’s a ho-hum moment.  For someone who has been coughing all night and FINALLY got to sleep, it’s more like road rage. True, I… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Speechless

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  I’m here with my $758 kitty, who was in the kitty hospital for 2 days with a blocked urethra.  He’s standing in front of the keyboard, as usual, so I have to… Continue reading

99 word #prompt : Fire

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April 4, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about fire. It can be a flame that burns or a light that inspires. Follow the flames and go… Continue reading

Writing styles

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It’s 4 in the morning.  What strange thoughts has insomnia brought forth today? How can you find your “voice” by copying someone else’s style? Some people fly through the create-o-sphere at starship speed,… Continue reading

#Cat help (more like a #writers nemesis)

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This is my ever-present “helper,” Able to leap onto my keyboard in a single bound, and whose feet have more brain power in them than his head. Remember the old Bob Newhart series… Continue reading

99 word prompt : eminence

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March 26, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that uses the word eminence. It’s a rich word full of different meanings. Explore how it sounds or how… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : 10 strange things one learns in life

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 Never pass up a chance to ask why coworkers are frowning.  People like it when they think you’re paying attention.  A foolproof way to stop “sweating the small stuff.”  If it costs less… Continue reading

And the Incompetence continues

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The continuing saga of, “Not my monkeys, not my circus, so how did I end up in their cage?” If this is the future of on-line customer service, I’m doing all my shopping… Continue reading