Question of the Week #234

What if you found that the person you planned to marry would likely get Alzheimer's by his or her 50th birthday? This week's question is a follow-up to last week's question, which asked if one would go through with a marriage if one's betrothed were to somehow become disabled prior to the wedding. So, as … Continue reading Question of the Week #234

Give Early, Give Often

Here we are... another one of those days where things just didn't go as planned. Sorry... My plan was to write some more Friday Fiction since Mastermixmovies was kind enough to add another writing challenge last week. Unfortunately, as you can see, that's not happening today. I promise, I'll get to it next week. Today, … Continue reading Give Early, Give Often


How would you describe nostalgia? I don't necessarily mean the things that stir up nostalgic feelings within you. I don't mean the sights or sounds, the tastes or smells... I mean the feeling itself. Here's how real nostalgia makes me feel... It's like this deep ache. It's not painful, but it's like something has gone … Continue reading Impact

Sunday Scribblings #8 – Occupation

Welcome to Sunday Scribblings! Each Wednesday I will post a new prompt here at The Confusing Middle. Be as creative as you want with the prompt and post something over on your own blog. Then come back here and leave a comment with your link so that everyone can check out your post and see … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings #8 – Occupation

Rewatching Angel – Episode 76

Welcome to Rewatching Angel, the part of the blog where I rewatch the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off: Angel. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love these shows so many years ago. Awakening The sun is blotted out.Local news tries to make sense of things, … Continue reading Rewatching Angel – Episode 76

My Favorite Movies #16 – 10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You 1999 Directed by Gil Junger Quick synopsis... After learning that Bianca Stratford is forbidden to date until her man-hating older sister Kat finds a beau, Bianca's would-be boyfriend hatches a plan: pay moody school rebel Patrick Verona to escort the churlish Kat around town. Did you know this movie … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #16 – 10 Things I Hate About You


This week, our Sunday Scribblings prompt is Moon. If you decide to write a post based on this week's prompt, be sure to go back here and share your link so everyone can see how you interpreted things! Here's what I did with it... Actually, I'm cheating a bit, going back to an older story … Continue reading Moon

The Sunshine Blogger Award

This week, Bex was kind enough to nominate me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I love an excuse for an extra post! Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so that others can find them.List the rules.Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.Nominate 11 bloggers for … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

Question of the Week #233

If the person you were engaged to was in a car crash and became a paraplegic, would you back out of the marriage? If not, what if they became a quadriplegic? I thought this question looked familiar and, yeah... I've used it before. Way back in the Question of the Week from November 28, 2015. … Continue reading Question of the Week #233

BlankCanvas’ Challenge

Name: Miss MildredSetting: Steam TrainObject: HarmonicaEmotion: Disgust "Miss Mildred," whined little Sarah from the bed in her family's private train car. Mildred, the girl's nanny, rolled her eyes as she marked her place in her book and picked up the oil lamp by which she was reading. Mildred had made this trip with Sarah nearly … Continue reading BlankCanvas’ Challenge