“Live to Eat”

Some people “Eat to live” while others “Live to eat.” What about you? How far would you travel for the best meal of your life? I have traveled 937 miles, taking about fourteen hours, from my Northern VA home on the East coast to my Midwest home for the tastes of a great meal. I… More “Live to Eat”

“Just Another Day”

Our days are organized around numerous small actions we repeat over and over. What’s your favorite daily ritual? Usually, before the sun rises, a simple ritual for me is to enjoy a walk along the beach listening to the waves easily lap against the shoreline, while smelling the scent of the ocean. However, the recent… More “Just Another Day”

“Quote Me”

Do you have a favorite quote that you return to again and again? What is it, and why does it move you? The above quote by Mother Teresa is one of my favorites because finding peace within will always bring a smile to your face. During the first chapter of my life, the unexpected surprises, fortuitous… More “Quote Me”

“Key Takeaway”

Give your newer sisters and brothers in WordPress one piece of advice based on your blogging experiences.   There are many adjectives I could use to describe my overwhelming excitement and experiences with my WordPress family of bloggers. I think, I will keep it simple and short with three suggestions and recommendations. My advice to… More “Key Takeaway”

“Not Lemonade”

When life gives, your lemons make something else. Tell us about a time you used an object to resolve a tricky situation in an unorthodox way. Every morning awakening with eyes opened, breathing, and living without the aid of others or any devices is the best part of my day. So, as my morning continues,… More “Not Lemonade”

“kick It”

What’s the 11th item on your bucket list? The number eleventh item on my bucket list is “Rock Climbing” and I plan on completing the listed item within the next two years when I take some beginner rock climbing classes. I want to eventually climb some rock formations in the National Parks leading up to… More “kick It”


What Bores You? I’m rarely bored but, in my past, public speakers who were unable to capture an audience’s attention have always been a complete annoying bore. I have books to read, a restless soul, a creative imagination, dreams, and a bucket list. I don’t have time to be bored during this lifetime.  :-) WordPress… More “YAWN”

“Learning Style”

  What’s your learning style? Do you prefer learning in a group or an interactive setting? Or one-on-one? Do you retain information best through lectures or visuals, or simply by reading books? I was in college when I discovered the issues of a learning style. I quickly learned I’m a visual and auditory learner with the… More “Learning Style”

“B+ Weekend”

Write about what you did last weekend as though you’re a music critic reviewing a new album. This past weekend reading, writing, and the NFL playoffs were united with music across several genres. Beginning the day reading a couple of Kindle novel’s by Zora Neal Hurston’s, Tell My Horse and Tom Reiss, The Black Count… More “B+ Weekend”


Originally posted on Ann's Corner:
Yup! That’s me, at almost 67! I’ve seen a lot, that’s why I’m a Seenager. I’ve seen it all (and done most of it) and yet, as a Senior, I get to return to the freedoms and joys of the teenage life with none of the repercussions ;) I’m…

“Now You See Me”

You have a secret superpower: the ability to appear and disappear at will. When and where will you too this new superpower? Tell us a story. To respond to this prompt, thinking with a practical mind, my body can become invisible but, not my clothing unless I have the invisibility cloak, used in the Harry… More “Now You See Me”

“Teen Age Idol”

  Who did you idolize as a teenager? Did you go crazy for the Beatles? Ga-ga over Duran-Duran? In love with Justin Bieber? Did you think Elvis was the living end? I have grown to love and enjoy music from across many genre’s highlighted with blues jazz, Rock and R & B of the 40’s to… More “Teen Age Idol”

“Sink or Swim”

Tell us about a time when you were left on your own, to fend for yourself in an overwhelming situation — on the job, at home, at school. What was the outcome? During my life several times I have been left alone in overwhelming situations and circumstances, Yet, I survived based on my training and… More “Sink or Swim”


Have you ever made a New Years Resolution that you kept. I resolved many years ago never change my lifestyle based on the beginning of a new year. Lifestyle changes should begin any time during a person life. The success of a lifestyle change is persistence and time. Time, to try every day every month and… More “Resolved”


Tell us about a time when you had to choose between two options, and you picked the unpopular choice. I have one decision, and I have narrowed my choices to two options. Either option provides the opportunity for a fulfilling life in the lifestyle I desire. My family has designated my option of leaving the… More “Unpopular”

“Happy Endings”

Tell us about something you’ve tried to quit. Did you go cold turkey, or for a gradual change? Did it stick? In the early 1980’s, I was in the Army, and  I controlled my addiction by committing twenty dollars a paycheck to fulfill my desires. There are times; I would spend the entire allotted twenty… More “Happy Endings”

“New Sensation”

Ah, sweet youth. No matter whether you grew up sporting a fedora, penny loafers, poodle skirts, bell-bottoms, leg warmers, skinny jeans; Madonna-Inspired net shirts and rosaries, goth garb, a spike mohawk, or even a wave that would put Justin Bieber to shame, you made a fashion statement, unique to you. Describe your favorite fashions from… More “New Sensation”

“Polite Company”

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Polite Company.” “It’s never a good idea to discuss religion or politics with people you don’t really know.” Agree or disagree? For over ten years I worked at my father’s business, and there was an important rule for customers and employees to neither discuss or debate politics or religion. Because… More “Polite Company”


Write whatever you usually write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week. Many years ago, the Disney movie Mary Poppins was very successful, and one of the most popular songs is “Just a Spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down.” My… More “Ear-Worm”

“Ebb & Flow”

Ou blogs morph over time, as interest shift and life happen. Write a post on your blog but three years in the future. Dec 24, 2019 For the past three years, my nomadic adventures have taken me hiking along the Appalachian and the Pacific Coast Trails. I write my blog posting this evening because, in… More “Ebb & Flow”

“Happy Place”

Have you ever felt like the world was being a bit too wild? Where things and people were pushing in, crowding out your private thoughts — the ones that need time and space to surface? For me, there is no better place to unwind than under the warm sun, on the water, with my fishing… More “Happy Place”

“Young at Heart”

What are your thoughts on aging? How will you stay young at heart as you get older? Staying young at heart is a mindset over matter and in my mind, I’m just an oversized teenager with time, a little income and some wisdom. I consume lots of dark green leafy vegetables with various fruits on… More “Young at Heart”


Are you a sports fan? Tell us about fandom. If you are not, tell us why not. I’m a fan of the four major American sports, Football, Baseball, Basketball and Hockey. There is only one sport I purchase clothing to represent my love as a fan, and it is my St. Louis Baseball Cardinals. My… More “Fandom”

“Safety First”

Share a story about a time you felt unsafe. When I began kayaking fishing, I was never worried about my safety with my personal floatation device secured, sunscreen, hat to block the sun, a whistle, lights and flares. However when I began fishing the waterways of Southwest Florida, I encountered a mammal called a Manatee.… More “Safety First”

“Take Care”

When you’re unwell, do you allow others to take care of  you, or do you prefer to soldier on alone? What does it take for you to ask for help? I have been fortunate to have lived my life so far experiencing only a few health issues and I hope it continues, “knock on wood.”… More “Take Care”

“The Artist Eye”

Is there a painting or sculpture you are drawn to? What does it say to you? Describe the experience. Every morning sunrise and evening sunset soothes my soul as I attempt to capture the moment with photography. Photographing natural landscapes including wildlife provides experiences that last a lifetime for my artistic eye. WordPress Daily Post… More “The Artist Eye”

“Life Line”

You’re on a long flight, and a palm reader sitting next to you insist she reads your palm. You hesitate but, agree. What does she tell you? I cannot imagine a female passenger sitting next to me on a long flight asking to read my palm. Hesitation is an understatement, and I would not agree. Now,… More “Life Line”

“Pick Your Gadget”

Your local electronics store has just started selling time machines, anywhere doors, and invisibility helmets. You can only afford one. Which of these do you buy, and why? This prompt provides fantastic choices. At my advanced age, I have developed a lot of wisdom, and I would not purchase any of the three. However, forty… More “Pick Your Gadget”