So, today is our first day of our new school year in the Connell house. I like to start after Labor Day here in the U.S., since it is always so hot anyway. And almost every children’s book or television show mentioning the school year says school is from September to May. I agree. Continue reading
I’m a day late this week, but I figured you’d all forgive me, right? Right? Oh, good. Thanks. We were in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend visiting with my parents and my brothers and sister-in-law. Had a good time, eating barbecue and playing the game ‘Things’, which always brings some laughs. Continue reading
This week’s writing prompt is based on a quote from Mark Twain: The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Do you know why you were created and live today? Might it be because you have a best seller in you? Or a masterpiece? Or that you live a quiet simple life and bring smiles to everyone you come in contact with?
Last week’s prompt was about fun words, so for this week’s writing prompt, I thought I would use a couple of those and start a sentence and see what readers come up with.
Tiffany was discombobulated because she did not know the name of that there hootenanny, thingamajig, what’sitsname, thingy…
For this week’s writing prompt, I wanted to talk about fun words. Words we like to roll off our tongues, words that are fun to say out loud, those kinds of words. Read on to see some of my fun words.
For this week’s prompt**, I am using one I found in one of my old writing notebooks I used at a Paddle Creek Writers meeting a couple years ago. I thought I would share it here and see what your thoughts are on ebooks now that they have gone mainstream and are quite popular.
This week’s writing prompt is based on this short dialogue with my then four-year-old: Mariah walked into the kitchen where I was working and asked, “Is everyone weird?” I replied yes.