Blogging

Breaking the Blogjam

Hello, world. No, that’s been done before. But hello, empty WordPress editor, screen, even more sparse when the Gutenburger editor opens full screen. More white space. Forgive me blog, for it has been 11 days since my last post, and it’s been only 3 this month. Even doing my ALL CAPS tweets of impersonation has […]

Memories

Never Motherless

Mothers’ Day when your mother has passed on… there are no flowers to send, no cards to mail, no phone calls. But that does not mean nothing to do (not like not writing too many double negatives!). The first Mothers Day after mom passed on, in my post I lifted the lyrics from the song […]

Memories

Young Dad

May 2 marks Dad’s birthday, if he was here I would have called him to ask how it feels to be 94. There’s a challenge in trying to imagine your parents as kids. You come into the world, and there they are, fully formed. Dad was always just Dad, but there’s the few photos I […]

Nostalgia

Olde Movie Tyme

In pandemic times, out of the ordinary things happen. Around the home front last week, as a birthday thing, the family indulged me in watching a few favorite movies I watched repeatedly as a kid on TV in the early 1970s. Apparently my kid days was a long time ago. My movie and music tastes […]

SPLOT, Wordpress

The SPLOT Goes On (as never sung by Sonny & Cher)

I can hear a dated 1960s beat from the back of my brain… something to rev up the blog again. Yet different lyrics?

Yes, as if there’s anything else to blog about, but here, some 5+ years after they emerged, I’m still dabbling, poking in the SPLOT zone (the site needs some updates, and […]

Life, Random Musing

Now What?

Okay. We have pivoted, home quarantined, stocked up pantries, filled closets with TP, stretched Wifi limits, set up workspaces in our living spaces. We’re going from reducing screentime to it being all the time. Zoom! Zoom! Zoom! go the days. Social distancing is a universal concept (well barring one orange topped refuser). Stores are doing […]