Monthly Archives: July 2014

Daily prompt: No-brainer

Daily Prompt Back to Life After an especially long and exhausting drive or flight, a grueling week at work, or a mind-numbing exam period — what’s the one thing you do to feel human again? Have coffee. No, hang on. … Continue reading

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When greed pulls the strings, humanity doesn’t count

This post was prompted by Deb Hunt’s post Bad Smell. You’ll find it here. Most people just want to live their lives, I think. Nothing complicated: family, friends, a roof over their heads, enough money to pay the bills. They … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: We’re worth it, wrinkles and all

Daily Prompt Age-Old Questions “Age is just a number,” says the well-worn adage. But is it a number you care about, or one you tend (or try) to ignore? Some things in this life are serious, some are not, and … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Come for the ride

Daily Prompt Road Tripping ‘Tis the season for road trips — if time and money were out of the equation, what car-based adventure would you go on? As I understand it, ‘a road trip’ is a hopefully-pleasant journey to some … Continue reading

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More messages from the gods

Somewhere in a past life, I must have been very, very bad. It could have been in this life, but I can’t think of anything wicked enough to qualify, and I’m sure I’d remember: either the guilt would be seared … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Clueless because I’m not in Seattle

Daily Prompt Musical Marker We all have songs that remind us of specific periods and events in our lives. Twenty years from now, which song will remind you of the summer of 2014? Don’t know. It hasn’t happened yet. I … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Oh for the insight of innocence!

Daily Prompt Adult Visions As a kid, you must have imagined what it was like to be an adult. Now that you’re a grownup (or becoming one), how far off was your idea of adult life? Adulthood, in my shining … Continue reading

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