Monthly Archives: January 2013

Daily Prompt: 1984

You’re locked in a room with your greatest fear. Describe what’s in the room. Those of you who have read George Orwell’s book, Nineteen Eighty-Four, probably remember Room 101.  To be honest, I read the book when I was a … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Teacher’s Pet

Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her? I was never a teacher’s pet, and it wasn’t something … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Helpless

Helplessness: that dull, sick feeling of not being the one at the reins. When did you last feel like that –- and what did you do about it? The time I last felt total helplessness was February 14, 2006 (yeah, … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

I’ve missed several Monday’s Questions due to the holidays (Mondays seemed to just keep slipping by me).  Here we go with another Monday’s Question. Question:  Do you prefer coffee or tea?  How do you like to drink it?  My Answer:  I’m … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: My Favorite

Today’s post is inspired by The Daily Post at WordPress.com What’s the most time you’ve ever spent apart from your favorite person? Tell us about it. The first thing I thought of when I read this question was that I’m … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Call Me Ishmael

My suffering left me sad and gloomy. Today’s post is inspired by The Daily Post at WordPress.com Take the first sentence from your favorite book and make it the first sentence of your post. This was harder than I thought.  … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Quote Me

Do you have a favorite quote that you return to again and again? What is it, and why does it move you? One day many years ago I came across a mug with the following quote. The best and most … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Mother and Father-in-law

Today is the 60th wedding anniversary of my mother and father-in-law.  This post is a tribute to them. To my mother-in-law and father-in-law: Today is a huge milestone in both of your lives.  Your 60th wedding anniversary!  My wish for you is happiness and … Continue reading

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The Power of Kindness

I loved this very moving short little movie.  The world is in need of more kindness.  Hope you enjoy it too. The Power of Kindness. Gail ♥

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Ambivalence Towards a New Year

On December 31st, I sometimes feel a certain sadness in seeing the year go, but mostly I feel an excitement at seeing a brand new year…. a fresh year.  The slate feels wiped clean and my brain and body feel energized and motivated at … Continue reading

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