“There are worlds beyond worlds and times beyond times, all of them true, all of them real, and all of them (as children know) penetrating each other.”~P. L. Travers Australian-British writer P. L. Travers was born on this day in 1899.
Sunday, our little pack rode north to South Dakota to walk the streets of Sturgis for a minute, then spend the rest of the week riding the Black Hills. The ride was cooler than usual and windy. We were glad it wasn’t blazing hot, but we could have lived without the headwind. We rolled into … Continue reading Day 1: Sturgis 2022
“It seems to me that the earth may be borrowed but not bought. It may be used but not owned. We are tenants, not possessors, lovers and not masters.”~Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings American writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was born on this day in 1896.
What an exciting week. When we redecorated our living room several years ago, we bought the Mexican Rustic Pine set because it fit our overall decor. We were far from over admiring it when the wildfire swept through. I searched the Internet looking for that style. And was blown away by the cost increase. An … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 97
“Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that's courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.”~Piers Anthony“Castle Roogna”, p.46, Del Rey American science fiction and fantasy author Piers Anthony was born on this day in 1934.
“Through books you will meet poets and novelists whose creations will fire your imagination. You will meet the great thinkers who will share with you their philosophies, their concepts of the world, of humanity and of creation. You will learn about events that have shaped our history, of deeds both noble and ignoble. All of … Continue reading Random Quote for August 5, 2022
(C) 2019, JJ Shaun Every year, with very few exceptions, First Reader and I ride our motorcycles to Sturgis, SD to attend the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. We look forward to this week of riding. It’s the highlight of our summer. I started my riding journey on a 1987 700cc Honda Magna. It was pre-owned, with … Continue reading How I Spend My Summer Vacation
A few weeks ago, I posted a story about Lyryk. In the past few weeks, I started her backstory from the beginning. This is where it would fit in the progression. This story came from another writing prompt I read shortly after my husky got loose from her leash and ran the neighborhood. At the … Continue reading Doggy Humor
“Life, is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.”~Myrna Loy American film, television, and stage actress Myrna Loy was born on this day in 1905.
“Life, for all its agonies…is exciting and beautiful, amusing and artful and endearing…and whatever is to come after it—we shall not have this life again.”~Rose Macaulay English writer Rose Macaulay was born on this day in 1881.