Scribbles and Bits Challenge #136... writing

   your work must began "I got up from..." and end "I'd never go there again." and somewhere in your work you must include the phrases "I crawled" "I walked" 'I ran".   I got up from the dinner table and sauntered into the front room.  The kids...

Scribbles & Bits #134, Writing

There once was a poet named Betty Who found little else rhymed with Betty She tried Getty and jetty And Netty and petty Then said, "Shove it" and tossed some confetti.   But poor Betty sure wanted to write She thought of it both...

The Little Girl Next Door, a story

Mac saw her the day she moved in.  She was such a perfect little thing.  He guessed she was about three years old, and the adventurous type he really liked.  She kept disappearing inside and outside of the house as her mother tried to organize the...

On the Mend

I think I've finally whipped the bronchitis.  Yay!  There's still a lot of crud in my chest, but I'm not so short of breath anymore and I feel pretty good.   We're getting ready to attempt to take a cover picture for my newest book.  The plan is...

Oh Goodie, Another Pill!

I started my antibiotics last night at 7:00pm.  I'm sitting around this morning waiting for 7:00am so I can take another one.  I don't expect too much.  I just want to stop wheezing and coughing.  I want to lie down in bed to sleep instead of propping...

Scribbles & Bits #133, Famous Last Words

So, here we all were - again!  I lost count of how many times we had been called to the hospital or Mom's house because she was slipping away, and of course we were all supposed to want to say good-bye to her.   Well, at least that part was true...

Scribbles and Bits Challenge #132- picture

  Scribbles and Bits Challenge #132- picture   WALKING IN THE WOOD           Jacob had walked this narrow country road many times before, going from home to work and back again.  He was on his way home now.       ...

Scribbles and Bits Challenge #132- writing

  What Time Is It Now??               Okay, so I’m technically challenged.  I learned to set my VCR so that everyone who came to the house didn’t get the chance to laugh at the eternal flashing 12:00.  But the damn alarm clock still evades...

The Crud has Settled in.

Now I've got the crud in my chest.  Blech.  It makes coughing very painful, but I have to try to cough up the phlegm.  I had a fever of 100 degress last night, which means it was the equivalent of 101 degrees, since my "normal" temperature is never...