Tag Archive: family

Why I like my children as well as love them

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I believe parental perception changes over time.  It’s not an easy metamorphosis.   I’ll never forget the day my daughter refused to let me go out with her anymore, when she went bar-hopping with… Continue reading

We need to…

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Saw this and thought:  I wished my parents had taught me how to tell the difference. Then I remembered…the example had been playing out in front of me for much of their 43… Continue reading

Thankful

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Being thankful — that’s what it’s all about.    I’m thankful for a family who reads my blog …in self-defense. I’m thankful for the people in my life who understand …that I’m not-quite-right.… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR NOVEMBER 2018

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PLEASE participate   It’s not like I’m asking you to eat two turkeys while wearing a Jason mask and singing Jingle Bells at the same time.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR OCTOBER 2018

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PLEASE participate   It’s not like I’m asking you to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. (That’s next month, and I’m doing the NaNoWrMo thing)     TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Being yellow

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://carrotranch.com/2018/08/03/august-2-flash-fiction-challenge/#respond August 2, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a yellow tent. Where is it and who does… Continue reading

99 word prompt : mend that fence!

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:   https://carrotranch.com/2018/07/12/july-12-flash-fiction-challenge July 12, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a broken fence. You can mend it, leave it,… Continue reading

99 word prompt : sketchy

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://carrotranch.com/2018/06/28/june-28-flash-fiction-challenge June 28, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that is a sketch or about a sketch. It can be “A… Continue reading

Only in the 21st century: The Sweetheart Scam

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Only in the 21st century can you have a post about someone’s 3rd husband (ex) and his 3rd wife (soon to be ex).    I wrote a post called The monetary succubus on the… Continue reading

Visit with the family

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My son, DIL and granddaughter came to visit.  We went out to lunch at a seafood restaurant, Corky Bells, on the St Johns river and sat at one of these tables: After sharing… Continue reading