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.
We are stuck in limbo as we wait for others to provide the proper paperwork to the county. At this point, we’re waiting on one bit of engineering information. I think the building department is ready to issue our permit after receiving it. The storms that soaked the central United States brought more flooding to … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 96
“The only person with you all your life is you. Your parents die. Things inside you die — illusions, gushes of personality. Only you can sort yourself out. Yourself may not be all you need, but it’s all you’ve got.”~Kate Bush English singer, songwriter, pianist, dancer, and record producer Kate Bush was born on this … Continue reading Random Quote for July 30, 2022
“As long as you live, it is never too late to make amends. Take my advice, child. Don’t waste your precious life with regrets and sorrow. Find a way to make right what was wrong, and then move on.”~Karen Hesse American author Karen Hesse was born on this day in 1952.