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Dreaming: special instruction or pizza dream?

Sid Roth coined the phrase “pizza dream” to describe a dream that is very vivid, the cause of which is eating too much pizza right before bed. 588 more words


Senior Field Trip - Keller’s drive in!

There aren’t a whole lot of places where senior citizens can go anymore, for a one-day field trip. But, Keller’s Drive-in in Dallas, is one of the best if you’re looking for a good old fashioned hamburger. 521 more words


I Will Not Waste My Life Part Two, OR: Inviting My Kid to A Friend's House on a Sunday Morning in a Desperate Effort to Write

Long time.

It’s almost the end of National Poetry Month and I haven’t even posted one poem. This time of year is a killer: taxes, mid-terms, spring soccer, and a rash of birthday parties. 1,854 more words


A different "take" on audio memoir

The audio part isn’t so hard, but the pix….

In working on my memoir textbook, I reached the section about doing a recorded version of one’s story, which I reasoned wouldn’t be terribly difficult. 705 more words


Mom's Report Cards

Second in a series of posts about my mother.

I found my mother’s report cards from St. Donato’s School in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she attended 1st through 8th grade. 348 more words


Banned Books 2016 - APRIL READ - A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

What’s it all about?:

In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. 803 more words

Book Reviews

100-word story: Birds

The mother saw birds, not blue jays or cardinals, wrens, the sweet birds other mothers saw, no, dark creatures with prehensile talons, massive wings, raptor faces, 82 more words