Not much has changed since we were last on the property. Our contractor is waiting for materials to lay the drainage ahead of the slab pour. Some of those materials will be delivered today. I’ll have pictures of that process, also. Aside from that, we are still pulling funds together to help pay for our … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 113
“Silence always gives consent.” ~Myrtle Reed American author, poet, journalist, and philanthropist Myrtle Reed was born on this day in 1874.
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
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun For the past six months, the “tweens” of the family have been clambering for me to play Dungeons & Dragons with them. For various reasons, the timing hasn’t worked—until now. This coming weekend, I will introduce six novices to the world of the Forgotten Realms. I decided to use a pre-generated … Continue reading Introducing D&D to a New Generation
Today’s word came from a newspaper article. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech adjective and noun Definition Lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory.Lasting one day only.Being of temporary value or passing interest. History The first known use of ephemeral as an adjective was circa 1576 and as a noun in … Continue reading Wednesday Word for May 25, 2022
“Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.”~Anna Brownell Jameson Anglo-Irish writer, feminist, and art historian Anna Brownell Jameson was born n this day in 1794.
“The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.”~Edward R. Murrow American broadcast journalist and war correspondent Edward R. Murrow was born on this day in 1908.
(C) 2022, JJ Shaun I am a product of my diet. And I don’t mean just the nourishment I consume. I am a product of every book, board game, video game, news story, magazine article, and television show I have devoured. I am a product of the people I spend time with and the experiences … Continue reading Watch Your Diet
I decided to mix it up during the week and offer some fiction writing in addition to a Word of the Week. (Yes, my adult ADHD has me, so the stories might jump around a little.) For the last two weeks, I’ve been using the daily writing prompts on a site called Writing.com to flesh … Continue reading Welcome to Wednesday Writing
“One man's bane is another's bliss.”~Robert E. Howard American sword and sorcery author Robert E. Howard was born on this day in 1906.