Who do you dress for?

Who do you dress for?

My husband once asked me, “Who do you dress for, PJ?” The question startled me. Not because it came from a man, let alone my happily-married one who happens to be my longtime beau, but because I’d never considered it. On reflection, I knew I dressed...
A Word Nerd explores English’s invented words

The Essential Author Website

Good morning! I am honored to be one of the IWSG co-hosts for May. Seek the co-hosts, please and thanks: Erika Beebe https://erikabeebe.com/, Cathrina Constantine http://cathrinaconstantine.blogspot.com, Sadira Stone http://sadirastone.com/, and Tonja Drecker...
My Pandemic Survival Kit

My Pandemic Survival Kit

I made it – whew – through the ravages of COVID-19! From March 2020 through March 2021 I survived among savages (those who refused to mask up), thus enabling the deadly virus to spread across this country. The virulent virus gobbled up peoples’...
A Word Nerd explores English’s invented words

I am an Anarchy Rhymer Storyteller

Aristotle was an ancient and worthy sage. He produced our modern definition of story, “A whole [story] is what has a beginning and middle and end.” Around 335 B.C. he closeted himself with several armloads of theater scripts and produced an analysis of why/how plays,...
Aphasia is not an April Fool Trick

Aphasia is not an April Fool Trick

As you may recall, Constant Reader, this is a Boomer blog, though my posts aren’t always humorous. Nor the posts confined to Boomer issues. But today’s blog is. Today’s topic may be a concern for you… maybe not, but it certainly is for me....