Spending Time

I spent some time with my grandmother today. And I know that will make my mother happy. But that's not why I did it. It's because I had some extra time in my day and was able to do so. It's because I know the hours she has left with us are precious and few. … Continue reading Spending Time

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Question of the Week #335

If your parents became infirm and you had to either bring them into your home or put them in a nursing home, which would you do? What about any siblings of yours who were unable to care for themselves? Sorry, mom... I gotta say nursing home. I hope that doesn't sound cruel. And it isn't … Continue reading Question of the Week #335

Memorial Day Weekend

It's Memorial Day in the US. This day and this weekend mean a lot of things to a lot of people. First and foremost, Memorial Day is meant to be a day that's set aside on our calendar to allow us, as a nation, to remember those who have given their lives in defense of … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend

59 – Warrior

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 59 – Warrior

Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 23

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 23

65 – Tokyo Story

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 65 – Tokyo Story

Different Seasons, Indifferent Friends

I don't want to say I'm super organized when it comes to my plan for blog posts, even though it might seem that way to some. Especially when I reveal what I'm about to reveal. I keep an open Excel spreadsheet that tracks upcoming blog posts and the dates on which those posts will go … Continue reading Different Seasons, Indifferent Friends

Go Home Again

The bus pulled into the station at exactly 7:03. The sun was long gone and the tiny town was lit by street lights and blinking traffic lights. Kathryn stepped off the Greyhound and closed up her jacket. She had forgotten how cold this place got on a January evening. She walked over to the side … Continue reading Go Home Again

Mother

Because today is Mother's Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Mother. 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… It's funny... I lived in North Carolina for … Continue reading Mother

Question of the Week #266

If you knew it would completely estrange you from your friends and family, would you follow your heart and marry a person you loved? Yes. I mean... if friends and family are rightly warning me that the person I love is also secretly a super-villain bent on global destruction and/or domination, I would hope I … Continue reading Question of the Week #266