Month: June 2021

wednesday hodgepodge: 425

wednesday hodgepodge: 425

1. It’s been said the best things in life are free…are they? What are some of those things? I think most things come with a cost, whether big or small. The cost may not be to you but to others. Nor is cost solely monetary. I was going to put libraries on my list, but then I […]

Posted 30 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 2 Comments

that time my library book was anti-romance

that time my library book was anti-romance

I love libraries. Always have, always will. But sometimes the books I check out come with… surprises. This is the tale of one such surprise. Let me set the stage for the tale… it was a cold winter day about ten years ago. Imagine this lovely stone building in deep winter, the ground at least […]

Posted 29 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Book Talk / 4 Comments

tuesday 4: that’s entertainment

tuesday 4: that’s entertainment

click the image above to play 1. Do you have an actor or actress whose movies you hate to miss? “Hate to miss” might be a little strong, but there are some actors or actresses I really enjoy. I love Jensen Ackles, Theo James, Sam Rockwell, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Chris […]

Posted 29 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 3 Comments

saturday 9: one bad apple

saturday 9: one bad apple

Saturday 9: One Bad Apple (1971) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) This song is a play on the old saying that one bad apple can spoil the bunch, or that the bad behavior of one member can reflect badly on the whole group. Do you think that’s true?  Absolutely. People are often […]

Posted 26 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 5 Comments

friday 5: ℞

friday 5: ℞

play along here 1. What’s your prescription for a case of Weekend Uncertainties? The only “weekend uncertainty” I really get is beach-based. Will the weather be good or not? The rest of the time I usually just go with the flow. 2. What’s your prescription for a persistent case of Restless Munchies Syndrome? I only […]

Posted 25 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 2 Comments

thursday 13: travelogue of the bizarre

thursday 13: travelogue of the bizarre

play along here There are some… interesting places out there. Places that need to be visited, to be experienced. Here’s a Travelogue of Weirdness for you! In no particular order… 1. The Flavor Graveyard Location: Waterbury, Vermont It’s a legit graveyard for ice cream flavors that have been discontinued… or de-pinted. The website lets you […]

Posted 24 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 4 Comments

wednesday hodgepodge: 424

wednesday hodgepodge: 424

1. What’s something that reminds you of your grandmother? Tell us why.  This rocking chair is in my living room. It was my grandmother’s, which was once in my dad’s nursery. She fed my dad in it, and I’ve sat in it to feed each of my babies. The purse was also hers, and it […]

Posted 23 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 13 Comments

tuesday 4: questions

tuesday 4: questions

click the image above to play 1. Do you have a favorite movie to recommend? My all-time favorite is On Golden Pond. And I’m obsessed with the Harry Potter movies and the Lord of the Rings movies. 2. Do you have a schedule for your day or do you wing it? It’s a fluid schedule […]

Posted 22 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 1 Comment

the sands of time

the sands of time

Sometimes it hits me just how much some of the people in my life have changed over time, something that has become glaringly apparent in recent years. But then I wonder… Have they changed? Or have they always been this way? Did I just not see it? Did they just hide it until it now? […]

Posted 22 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Pondering Life / 0 Comments

sunday stealing: love me some surveys

sunday stealing: love me some surveys

This week’s questions are stolen from Love Me Some Surveys. 1. Ignoring nutrition, could you live off veggies for the rest of your life? Absolutely not. I have a thing about cooked vegetables, most of them. And I’m not much better with a lot of raw ones either. 2. Elaborate on a way you have volunteered? […]

Posted 20 June 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 0 Comments