Category Archives: Blog Challenge

August Blogging Challenge: Day 21 – Twenty-One

At first, I thought this was going to be really hard. What was so special about being 21 that I’d remember it? I turned 21 on June 8, 1987. Yeah, so what? Big year? My daughter, being a teenager, pointed … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 20 – 3 Smells That Trigger Memories

According to “How Stuff Works,” smell is the sense which is the most closely tied to memory:  “Because the olfactory bulb is part of the brain’s limbic system, an area so closely associated with memory and feeling it’s sometimes called … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 19 – Bucket List, Yet To Accomplish

This is simple. Unlike most people, there’s only one thing left on my bucket list. Get a book published. With every passing year, it seems less and less likely, even though from everything I read, it seems that the longer you … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 18 – Bucket List, 3 Things Done

JSYK, I am not feeling great today. I took a long nap but still can’t shake this feeling of energy draining out of my pores. Today and tomorrow, I’m supposed to share with you items from my bucket list. Today … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 17 – Time Travel

The prompt today asks, if you could go back in time, when would you go and why? First of all, I’d stock up on ibuprofen, antibiotics and other personal comforts. Because life back before 1950 or so was simply nasty, if … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 16 – Try Something New

I didn’t think about this prompt when I decided to do something new and completely out of character last weekend. On Saturday, my family met up with some friends who live in Denver and we all went to the Denver County Fair. … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 15 – Around My Town

Well, unfortunately, my camera is broken and the camera in my phone is little and dinky.  So rather than a personal, guided tour around Louisville, Colorado, we’re going to take a different approach. First, check this out:  Louisville is number … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 14 – Cherished Photos

There’s a little room downstairs that’s supposed to be my office. In reality, it’s a combination exercise room, game room, guest room, and random junk dump for all the stuff that has no home elsewhere. But it does hold many of my precious … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 13 – Five Favorite Movies

As with favorite books, hard to pin down, but here we go. In no particular order, and with some stretching of boundaries: 1) The Princess Bride:  Lemme ‘splain. No, there is no time; lemme sum up:  this is simply the … Continue reading

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August Blogging Challenge: Day 12 – A Ghost Story

I don’t have a ghost story to tell. I don’t believe in ghosts, although my incredibly active imagination certainly scared the life out of me plenty of times when I was a kid. The best scary stories are in fiction, … Continue reading

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