“Vice.”


My evolution of the word “VICE.” As a child growing up, my father had a garage with a workbench with a vice similar to the one in the photo above. For me, the word “vice” has taken on many different meanings after the age of 21. On a rainy day, the vice was my indoor playground toy. I took great pleasure squeezing various items in … Continue reading “Vice.”

“Sky”


  The sky above is also known and described as the heavens. The sky is filled with sights seen and unseen. The sky is the invisible atmosphere we breathe, although polluted in some places we use a mask to filter the sky’s atmosphere. Laying on your back in a green field of grass viewing the sky above filled with clouds. The cloud formations open and … Continue reading “Sky”

“My First photo competition and A New Beginning”


Last fall I entered the above photo in The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel photo contest, and my submission won! 🙂 On April 30th, 2016, I started my traveling lifestyle as a full-time RV’er travel blogger, freelance writer, photographer, and Geocacher. Several other activities / hobbies will be reveal as my travel journey continues. My excitement to leave was overwhelming, so, when my neighbor asked … Continue reading “My First photo competition and A New Beginning”

“Say Your Name”


Write about your first name: Are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself? My first name is Marty, and it is not shortened from Martin or Martha. There is no significant meaning or reason my parents chose the name, Marty. I have three younger siblings and their names … Continue reading “Say Your Name”

“My Quirky Habits”


Which quirky habit annoys you the most and what quirky habit do you love for yourself or others. I have a quirky habit to clean my kitchen and bathroom repetitively when I’m writing. With music playing in the background, I clean my kitchen or bathroom humming or singing two songs per room. When I attend a party where food is served at the homes of … Continue reading “My Quirky Habits”

“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 while classical music played softly in the background highlighted by … Continue reading “B+ Weekend”

“Modern Families”


If one of your late ancestors were to come back from the dead and join you for dinner, what things about your family would this person find the most shocking? If any of my dead ancestors appears to join me for dinner, I will show shock in my eyes and fear in my feet as I run away faster than a sprinter in the 100-yard … Continue reading “Modern Families”

“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 wits to be able to write this posting. Focusing on … Continue reading “Sink or Swim”

“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, I could imagine a passenger who had too many drinks … Continue reading “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 years ago, as a teenager, I would have enjoyed an … Continue reading “Pick Your Gadget”

“Pour Some Sugar on Me”


What is your favorite sweet thing to eat? Bread pudding? Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies? A smooth and creamy piece of cheesecake? Tell us about the anticipation and delight of eating you favorite desert. Not into sweets? Tell us all about your weakness for that certain salty snack.  Ahhhh, yes… the sweetness of sugar is an addictive commodity that is loved the world over. I … Continue reading “Pour Some Sugar on Me”

“Too Soon”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Too Soon?.” Can anything be funny, or are some things off limits? The term “Too Soon” is based on the individual comedic person and their ability to handle a room fill with customers who want to laugh. No subject or issue is too soon if the comedian utilizes their skills in various formats to bring laughter. However, … Continue reading “Too Soon”