• Oh That Smell

    Oh That Smell

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is: Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell? I could probably think of many smells that evoke memories, some good, some bad. (Bad = Bourbon St. on any given night). But the one good smell that brings back great memories would have to be the smell of a mess…

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  • I’ll Take Four Wheels

    I’ll Take Four Wheels

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is: What is your preferred mode of travel? This one’s pretty easy. Gail is in a wheelchair. I have limited mobility. That makes many forms of travel difficult. I can’t even imagine trying to deal with the hassle of Gail getting on and off of a plane. Maybe a train would be…

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  • I Just Can’t

    I Just Can’t

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is: What chore do you find the most challenging to do? I’m not fond of chores at all, but there are some that are definitely more challenging than others for me. It mostly boils down to the height of the chore. I can’t bend. I can’t reach the ground in any way,…

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  • Life Changing Words

    Life Changing Words

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is: Has a book changed your life? There’s no doubt one has, though it is probably not in the way the question was intended. There is no book I’ve READ that has changed my life. I’ve read many thousands of books over my lifetime, and none of them stand out in that…

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  • The Longest Branch of My Family Tree

    The Longest Branch of My Family Tree

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is: How far back in your family tree can you go? I spent a long time using Ancestry.com to fill in my family tree several years ago. It was fun but exhausting, and eventually, I had to just stop. So when I saw this prompt today, I was a little jazzed about…

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  • That’s Entertainment!

    That’s Entertainment!

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is: Why do I write? Good question. I don’t have a very inspiring answer, I’m afraid. I enjoy telling stories. Sometimes, I tell them verbally. More often, I place fingers on keys, and write. Other times, I combine the two. I’ll write, and then read it aloud, embellishing the already-embellished written words…

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  • Oh, The Joy!

    Oh, The Joy!

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt is What brings me joy in life? Presents!  I love receiving presents. They don’t have to be worth more than a nickel. It isn’t the value of the present that matters, it’s the surprise and anticipation and excitement of receiving something from someone. Sticky notes? Yep, I got excited about receiving colorful…

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  • My Earliest Memories May Not Be Real

    My Earliest Memories May Not Be Real

    Today’s Bloganuary prompt asks What is the earliest memory you have? I’ve often thought about my early memories, and I’ve come to the conclusion that I have very few that I can trust are true.  Most of my early memories are ones that have photographs to back them up. So when I think of one…

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  • Breaking Down Achievement

    Breaking Down Achievement

    Happy New Year, y’all! A couple of days ago, I mentioned I would begin a recreation of myself in 2023, and here we are. 2023 has arrived. Today is also the day that Bloganuary begins. If you followed me a year ago, you might remember that Bloganuary is an event that bloggers participate in each…

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