What My Future Holds, In Six Words

[Daily Post Prompt for today:    Write a six-word story about what you think the future holds for you, and then expand on it in a post.] Writing at last, I’m happy now. Expansion on the title story:  “WHAT MY FUTURE HOLDS” That short story, consisting of SIX WORDS, is self-explanatory–even if it does sound a bit like an epiteth that might be chiseled into my … Continue reading What My Future Holds, In Six Words

The Golden Age of Childhood

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Golden Age.” Given a choice of one stage of my lifetime to last indefinitely, I would choose to be a child in the Golden Age of childhood— which I will define roughly as the period of elementary school, ages about five to eleven. These children are interested in almost everything, and are impressed with the enormity of … Continue reading The Golden Age of Childhood

Irresistible: The Flaky Croissant

[The Daily Prompt…if a restaurant named a dish after you, what would it be called?”] Oh, that’s an easy one… it would be called The Flaky Croissant. Probably listed under a special category on the menu, like “Build Your Own Burger” or “Breakfast Your Way.” THE FLAKY CROISSANT $3.95 and Up Start with … yep, a fresh baked Croissant (or any other featured Roll of … Continue reading Irresistible: The Flaky Croissant

List of Lists

[Day 14 Writing101, Make a List] My son’s boss makes a list every morning of the things he has to do that day. I don’t, but I should. Oh, I make lists … all kinds of lists.   They are even arranged in outline form, with headings, sub-headings, and points– sometimes even categories under the points, and so on.  Lists are good, but my problem is that … Continue reading List of Lists

“One for the money, 2 for the show, 3 to get ready, and 4 to GO…”

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Show Must Go On.” Today’s prompt reminds me of the old rhyme “one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, and four to go.” Although rather obscure in origin perhaps, it rings clear in meaning. ONE can be the Producer of the show.  He or she is the person, or more likely committee, … Continue reading “One for the money, 2 for the show, 3 to get ready, and 4 to GO…”

Last Post Forever? Thanks for everything…I’ll keep in touch.

[This is a suggestion in an assignment for TheDailyPost, at the end of a blogging101 class.  Hope it isn’t really my last post, but it is not far from the truth.] Dear Universe…I have submitted my more or less official life story through a series of blogs, similar in some ways to a written journal or diary, for only a few months.  Having had enough “formal” … Continue reading Last Post Forever? Thanks for everything…I’ll keep in touch.