Tag Archives: internet

Ditching the Television, SoCS

  Several months ago I ran across a blog participating in Stream of Consciousness Saturday, possibly this one, Linda G. Hill. The idea is to write and not edit, except for typos, using the prompt given. Now, I don’t normally … Continue reading

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Does Social Media Help or Hinder the Grieving Process?

The other day a friend asked, “Does social media enhance the grief and keep one stuck in the pain or help move through the grief.” There are of course support groups online that are a great help, especially to those … Continue reading

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Visiting the Tulsa State Fair and Fall Décor Collections

Tonight I had the opportunity to do something I’d never done before, attend the swine sale at the Tulsa State Fair. I believe our children showed at Tulsa, but someone had to care for the animals still at home, that … Continue reading

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Challenges, Challenges, Challenges, Why Take a Challenge?

It’s time again for the Ultimate Blog Post Challenge. I have participated in this challenge upteen times (I don’t know really) and have finished it maybe three times. I keep getting off track. Sometimes life gets in my way, a … Continue reading

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Gather Your Courage and Go, Meet New People and Make New Friends, A Step-by-Step

As a child my family moved numerous times. Which means I don’t have a lot of friends from my youth. After my husband and I settled in one locations, for twenty-six years, long-standing friendships developed. Friends who were like family. … Continue reading

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The Who, What, When, and Where of Expressing Gratitude

It’s time for the Ultimate Blog Challenge once again. When I make an attempt to write a blog post, and publish it every day. Every.Single.Day. Whew! That’s a tall order. Not to mention I still haven’t finished the alphabet challenge … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Tea – When Technology Tries to Bite

Original plan – do a Facebook live and post it here afterwards. Reality – Video looks like television reception from the sixties. No snow, but blurry and every changing picture. If it doesn’t improve it’s coming down. There’s a lesson … Continue reading

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Widow Fighting for Justice for her Deceased Husband and Others

  Finding a new normal. Creating a new life. Both are part of a widow’s reality. What happens when the past can’t stay in the past? What happens when the widow must repeatedly revisit the time of her husband’s death? … Continue reading

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Learning From Other Bloggers and a Short Story Review

One advantage of doing a blogging challenge is the opportunity to meet other people and visit with them via their blogs. Another advantage is the easy learning. Just the other day while cruising around blog-land, reading blogs that are part … Continue reading

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Twelve Classy Insults from the Past

A lot of insults have been flying around on social media in the last few days, weeks, and months. Most of them boil down to, “if you don’t agree with me you’re an idiot.” This got me to thinking about … Continue reading

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