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so much to choose from · 2d ago

Oh how I love my dog, let me count the ways.

I've  been in a blue funk for awhile. It's not depression. I certainly am glad I don't have a problem with anxiety. My problem is what do I do next and stop procrastinating. I made the mist...
so much to choose from · 2W ago

Oh Those Handicapped Parking Spaces

After this blog post, I will retire this theme. I have handicapped placards and tags for handicapped family members. I park in the back of the lot when it is me and when getting my sister o...
so much to choose from · 2W ago

To the start of a new blog year.

I had no business, no business at all doing the A to Z challenge. It is just I did not want to be left out. I wanted to go to the party. The party was a grand affair. Putting your post in t...
so much to choose from · 3W ago

Jack Zipes, Emile Zola

Jack Zipes translated the Brothers Grimm to English. He is an authority on fairy tales and well known with people interested in the study of fairy tales.
so much to choose from · 3W ago

Rick Yancey

This post is dedicated to lucky pen names or names. It gets the Ian Ludlow award. In short, I have never read this writer's work. He just has a last name that ends with Y. I am sure after I ...
so much to choose from · 4W ago

X - Qui Xiaolong - Khushwant Singh

To find an X in the English language was difficult.  I purchased the set of short stories written by Qui Xiaolong called "The Red Dirt Road".  Qui Xiaolong has written a series of crime nove...
so much to choose from · 4W ago

W - E. B. White & Tennessee Williams

E. B. White wrote "Charlotte's Web", "The Trumpet of the Swan" and "Stuart Little". He is less known as the co-writer of "The Elements of Style" by Strunk and White. E. B. White had a long c...
so much to choose from · 4W ago

V - Kurt Vonnegut

In my early twenties, I read five or six of Vonnegut. I remember reading one of his short stories to a class of mine. The kids said the guy in the story was crazy. The character was a millio...
so much to choose from · 1M ago

U - Eudora Welty

I have the complete works of Eudora Welty. The idea of reading a bit of her writing with a portion of Flannery O'Conner's book "The Habit of Being" about an hour before sunrise and my house ...
so much to choose from · 1M ago

T - Mark Twain/ Zora Neale Hurston

Louisa Mae Alcott spurred writers such as Helen Hooven Santmeyer to become writers. Mark Twain was my original inspiration. Twain was part of my education. I read his books before they were...