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Ironies of life

“In my life why do I smile to people I much rather kick in the eye?”- The Smiths

I am an introvert since birth. When the doctor slapped my butt I didn’t react. 445 more words

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On My Own

“The archetype of the spinster is still alive in our unconscious: she has simply morphed into her present incarnation as the woman alone – that is to say, into the stoic, sometimes quietly mournful woman who has missed out on the possibility of finding a partner and carried some shame and guilt about it.” 811 more words

Who Are We

Old Maid: Music Composer Card Game

What a fun idea! Learn about our great composers playing a classic card game. With this version kids will be reinforcing their memories of the names of famous classical music composers. 28 more words

3rd Grade

THE RANTINGS OF A SINGLE WOMAN AT 30

 

I came across a letter I wrote to myself a few years ago, long before I turned 30. I remember writing it to prepare myself for the feelings that would assuage me when I turned 30 as a single woman. 1,015 more words

Relationship

What if he is already dead?

“Cause waiting on love is not an easy thing to do”– Jack Johnson

My financial advisor met me last week to review my insurance policy. 302 more words

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Old Maid

Elisa glowered through her thin, stringy hair. It hung over her eyes, like an emo kid without the brazen teenage attitude or black dye. Elisa’s hair was a mousy brown, dull and flat. 283 more words

Short Story

EARLY YEARS PART 3 - LÜDERS FAMILIES - SUCCESS, TRAGEDY, GRIEF, PERSEVERANCE

contents ©2016 by Harold Pfohl

Early Years Part 3 – Lüders Family – Expansion, Multiple Deaths, a Community Leader, an Old Maid and a Shotgun Wedding… 2,138 more words