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Label This Too Cute 80s Hair Band Dog

How often do I find myself labeling people? This is the question that today’s daily prompt pops into my head. I’ve had one of those butt kicking days where I think everyone I met this afternoon labeled me stupid and rightly so. I feel betrayed by my technology. How dare Google Maps not get me to the right spot? It was frustrating for all of us. I hate being lost in…

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The Record of Time Past

It used to be harder to record the passing of time. Before cameras were invented, we only had painted portraits to give us an idea of what our ancestors looked like, and really you only had portraits if your family was well off enough to afford it. Most of us have no idea what our ancestors looked like. Nowadays we can all record our lives with our smart phones that go everywhere with us. We…

Hesitate & You’ll Lose the Box Spring, Too!

Yesterday was trash day again, and I still haven’t found that blue mattress. Where did that little guy take it? I was driving Morgan to school yesterday morning when I spotted the box spring hanging out by the trash cans. I hesitated to drive up and take a picture because what if it made us late? Then I told myself that fortune favors the brave, and I drove straight instead of turning left…

Lava Cake, Angel Food Cake or Day Old Yucky Hard Cake?

Today’s prompt of center seems appropriate today. I’m just having one of those days where it feels hard, almost impossible, to be courageous. The drum of doubt seems very loud and sucks my heartbeat for its own rhythm. Do you ever have those days? Days where it seems like your goal is far away and might just be a will of the wisp that you’re chasing? Days where everything…

Shot Who? Where? Did It Kill ‘Em? Translate That!

‘Shot Who? Where? Did it Kill ’em?’ is the phrase that I resort to using when I’m in a transplant situation, and I don’t know what inside phrase is being used, and I need some a translator quick. I think we all forget sometimes that the new person in our midst doesn’t know the groups history and can feel left out when insider terms and phrases…