The Dollar Bill

shopping mall, shoppiingI hate department stores. I don’t use the word “hate” lightly. The empty vastness of material nothingness; the bright lights spotlighting our greed; the vapid noise of elevator music and high-pitched meaningless laughter.

Thus, when my daughter suggests I go with her and my 11-year-old granddaughter for a girls’ day of shopping, I respond immediately:

“Of course. I’d love to.”

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Broken Glass

birds, bird feeder, silhouette, early morningI pull on my Keen’s and yell to my guy, “I’m off to the post office and CVS.” The day is as glorious as a soft silhouette, so no car-choring for me. I’ll walk instead.

But as I stroll on the side road near our home that leads to a busier, 2-lane street, something glints in the middle of the narrow road. Bright, shiny sharp light found only from shards of glass. Continue reading

Would You Rather . . . ?

Kauai, Hawaii, beachWould you rather sit on a soft sandy beach and read as the surf roars near you, or would you rather hike a snow-capped mountain and reach for the stars at the top?

Jill Weatherholt, well-known romance author and one of the friendliest bloggers on Earth, interviewed me with even better Would You Rather questions over on her website. Won’t you hit the link and go see what questions she came up with? They’re clever and fun and prompted me to be (perhaps) too honest in my answers!

https://jillweatherholt.wordpress.com/2019/09/28/welcome-author-pam-wight-wouldyourather/