Month: July 2021

saturday 9: dead skunk

saturday 9: dead skunk

Saturday 9: Dead Skunk (1972) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) This song is about a poor dead skunk that stinks “to high heaven.” Have you ever experienced the spray from a skunk? OMG, yes. My mom lived on a river, her home backed up to the woods. There were lots of skunks […]

Posted 7.31.2021/0931 | Saturday in Memetastic / 2 Comments

friday 5: spring session m

friday 5: spring session m

play along here 1. What word do you love the sound of? I love a lot of words, but there are some that make the top of the list. “Ephemeral” and “gossamer” and pretty much any “-ous” word like “luxurious,” “sumptuous,” “vivacious,” etc. 2. What word do you hate the sound of? I hate the […]

Posted 7.30.2021/0734 | Friday in Memetastic / 3 Comments


that time I went out with Rick

that time I went out with Rick

a little bit of backstory So WAY back in a day, before electricity and wheels the internet and cell phones, I was a teenager. It was 1988, an era of neon, hair bands, Walkmans, and Swatches. I was a senior in high school and in the DEP (Delayed Entry Program) for the US Army Reserves. […]

Posted 7.28.2021/1031 | Wednesday in Blast from the Past, WTH?! / 1 Comment

wednesday hodgepodge: 428

wednesday hodgepodge: 428

1. Four words that tell us something about your July? Productive: I’m writing two novels and both are going really well! Missing: Missing my hubby who is Saipan for work until the 8th. Tech: Got all the tech for my youngest to start livestreaming. Reading: I found time to get a lot of reading in, […]

Posted 7.28.2021/0756 | Wednesday in Memetastic / 1 Comment

sunday stealing: your favorites

sunday stealing: your favorites

::images are linked to Amazon:: Your favorite songs I have so many, but here are three that have endured! Your favorite bands This is much the same answer as to the last question. I like all kinds of music, across genres, so it’s hard to pinpoint just a few. The bands above, of course. Black […]

Posted 7.25.2021/1042 | Sunday in Memetastic / 2 Comments

saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh

saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh

Saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh (1963) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) TV writer Allan Sherman based this song on his own son’s letters of complaint from camp. Did you go away to summer camp? I went to Girl Scout camp once when I was 8 or 9. I HATED IT! Not […]

Posted 7.24.2021/0911 | Saturday in Memetastic / 7 Comments

friday 5: yes on the prize

friday 5: yes on the prize

play along here 1. What gadget did you most recently obtain, and which gadget do you have your eyes on? I got a meat grinder attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. I want to get an ice cream maker at some point, something like this (image is linked to Amazon)… 2. What business establishment did you […]

Posted 7.23.2021/0807 | Friday in Memetastic / 4 Comments

thursday 13: naturally pink

thursday 13: naturally pink

Today’s themes: pink and nature! 1. the orchid mantis 2. pink hibiscus 3. small elephant hawk moth 4. roseate spoonbill 5. rose-breasted cockatoo (galah parrot) 6. pink katydid 7. okinawa cherry blossoms 8. pink robin 9. peonies 10. himalayan white-browed rosefinch 11. pink lotus 12. pink dolphin 13. flamingos

Posted 7.22.2021/0005 | Thursday in Memetastic / 7 Comments

the time I found an illegal apothecary

the time I found an illegal apothecary

A couple weeks ago, I told the story of the soldier and the… personal item. I mentioned the amnesty room in that post, telling you it was a story for another day. I lied. It’s actually a collection of stories for several days. Today is one of those days. So the amnesty room… there were […]

Posted 7.19.2021/1700 | Monday in Blast from the Past / 2 Comments