Today's prompt at The Daily Post is the word relish. ** My Aunt Franny (of blessed memory) was the matriarch mascot favorite of our family on my mom's side. Her house was headquarters. Family reunions, holiday & birthday parties, pretty much anything that happened, happened at her house. She and my uncle lived in a suburb of Chicago in a cute ranch-style [...]
Today's prompt at The Daily Post is hyperbole. ** Ten forevers pass... there's still no designated Hyperbole Day.
Today's writing prompt at The Daily Post is the word "base." ** The concept of launching a micronation fascinates me. Not just a cyber-nation that exists only online & in the imagination, but a real one like the Republic of Molossia. You've probably never heard of it, but Molossia is located in Nevada near Virginia City. [...]
Today's word prompt at The Daily Post is "song." ** There are many places I could go with this prompt. I could talk about how Dean Martin's "Everybody Loves Somebody" evokes images of my mom ironing in the kitchen, singing along with the record player. There was a book of matches on the arm to keep [...]
Today's word prompt at The Daily Post is copycat. During my teenage years, and even for a while after, I idolized my best friend. Let's call her Sandi. She was tall, thin, and gorgeous. Girls at school called her Barbie; she was that 'perfect.' I wanted to be just like her. I emulated her walk, her [...]