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IN MY OWN WORDS Finding the humor and humanity in everyday life.

English - Faith, Life, Writing
http://www.dianeweidenbenner.com
IN MY OWN WORDS · 3W ago

#AtoZChallenge: Zee end!

Okay, I might be cheating a bit with this last entry. I was thinking that while the A to Z Challenge is coming to an end, and April for that matter, spring is beginning to rock! Weeks ago, I...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 3W ago

#AtoZChallenge and #CTST: Yard sailing

#CTST: garage sale finds and also interacting with interesting people while shopping in neighborhoods!   Here are a few tips I’ve picked up during my yard sale exploits. Do you care to share...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 3W ago

#AtoZChallenge: X-cellent, furry alarm clock

Throwback Thursday post from 2016: The alarm clock feature on the iPhone is quite dependable. Unless you are a consistent “snoozer” like I am. I like to wake up and hit the snooze button a f...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 3W ago

#AtoZChallenge: Wild-life in Indiana

Photo © Diane Weidenbenner I went to Rural King recently in Terre Haute, Ind., and there was a “Fish” truck on the premises, selling young fish to people who have lakes, ponds, etc. They wer...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 3W ago

#AtoZChallenge: Vintage appeal

Isn’t this old building unique? I’ve never seen anything like it. I love the colorful tiles/bricks that make up the exterior. And, the tiles were even used on what looks like a chimney. My f...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 3W ago

#AtoZChallenge: Up movie by Disney

2009 Walt Disney Picture’s Pixar Productions’ publicity photo. I recently rented the 2009 animated adventure “Up” and was incredibly moved by it (no pun intended). You see, the plot of the m...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 4W ago

#AtoZChallenge: Tractor

Photo © Diane Weidenbenner Have you seen the “American Pickers” show that “follows expert antiquers as they scour the country’s junkyards, basements and barns for hidded gems?” (according to...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 4W ago

#AtoZChallenge: Sycamore tree (in celebration of Earth Day)

Sycamore tree in winter. Photo by Diane Weidenbenner. Happy Earth Day 2017! This winter, while walking beside Big Raccoon Creek near the Bridgeton Grist Mill in Bridgeton, Indiana, my friend...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1M ago

#AtoZChallenge: Rental car rousting

Flashback Friday from 2012!  When I picked up my navy blue rental car in Philadelphia, Penn., I had no idea that being a creature of habit would almost land me in jail. After all, this had b...
IN MY OWN WORDS · 1M ago

#AtoZChallenge: Quiet

Long Beach, California. Photo by Diane Weidenbenner. There is something magical about those places that we go, where there is peace and quiet. Our minds can sift through the day’s worries, l...