Friend

With a prompt like "friend", writing about it could take many directions. Having previously contemplated adult friendships, this time I immediately thought of our dogs. These 3 have changed our lives in so many ways. I am forever grateful for Hannah's insistence that we needed a pet. Then both kids' persistence that they needed a … Continue reading Friend

The Power of a Single Word

Today's prompt conjures 2 things; a fond memory shared with an old co-worker from days working in the training department of a bank, and great irritation at anyone who uses the word. Before figuring out what to be when I grew up, I worked many jobs, but all of them had a common thread: teaching. I … Continue reading The Power of a Single Word

Ten Minutes and a Whole Lot of Gratitude

There's a prompt each day for random topics to discuss, and one that comes up is a ten minute free-write. Whatever we want - just type for ten minutes. No editing, no evaluating. Just sit down, and type what comes to mind. Here are ten minutes in my mind... I'm tired. But the good kind … Continue reading Ten Minutes and a Whole Lot of Gratitude