Mix Tape

I haven’t done a Daily Post in a while and if I’m not mistaken this is not the first time this topic has come up. I can’t say all of these songs describe my life – past, present, or future; but they all evoke something my life.

For instance Regina Belle’s God is Good is the first song I listen to in the morning. It helps get me moving and puts things in perspective for me. Pharrell’s Happy just makes me happy. It gets my feet moving. Gnarles Barkley’s Crazy . . . well just listen to it and maybe you’ll understand.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Mix Tape.”

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NaBloPoMo, Day 23 – A Gift for Spinning Tales

The few days the WordPress Daily Post has given me some pretty good writing ideas. Today’s prompt is:

What makes a good storyteller, in your opinion? Are your favorite storytellers people you know or writers you admire?

I’m not a great or even a good verbal storyteller. My verbal stories tend to be expressionless and emotionless and that is a recipe for boring and put your audience to sleep. However, when I relay the same story in writing it tends to make people with the least amount of experience feel included. Continue reading

NaBloPoMo, Day 19 – Baa Baa Black Sheep

I’m taking a break from the NaBlPoMo “I’m Thankful” for posts for a WP Daily Prompt.

Today’s prompt: Cousin It

We all have that one eccentric relative who always says and does the strangest things. In your family, who’s that person, and what is it that earned him/her that reputation?

When I saw this prompt, I immediately thought of yours truly. I’m the black sheep in the family, so to speak. I don’t do and or like most things the folks in family like to do. I like to go hiking, rock climbing, white water rafting, camping, zip lining, almost any activity that ends in -ing. Continue reading

Actually, I don’t know what to name this post

When I saw the Daily Post for today, I knew what I was going to write about; but then a friend of mine made the following comment on Facebook and a little conversation took place. Continue reading