Join 751 other subscribers
About Life in the 50’s and Retired Ruth
Blogs I Follow
- Real Surfers
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
- Grab the Lapels
- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
- Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
- Extraordinary Sunshine Weaver
- Dreams And Escapes
No Instagram images were found.
Tag Archives: writing
Hello…. Audience, are you there?
I confessed in my last post that I didn’t always follow the rules of blogging. I must have hit a nerve with other bloggers because that was my highest viewed post since I began the NaBloPoMo journey. I was totally … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged audience, blog, boomer blog, confessions, NaBloPoMo, site stats, WordPress, writing 17 Comments
Do you follow the rules?
I’m not a good blogger. In fact, when I became a blogger I didn’t even know you could be a good one or a not so good one. I just wanted to get my thoughts in written form before I … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged blogging, boomer blog, NaBloPoMo, rules of blogging, writing 21 Comments
What the H?
I am reblogging an old post because I can’t keep up with NaBloPoMo! I tried, I really did. I think I may have missed a day,too, but I am not even sure at this point. Anyway, enjoy this post about husbands … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged blog, clueless, coffee cup, considerate, guest towels, Husband, inconsiderate, marriage, master bedroom, not considerate, plugged toilet, plunger, writing, zucchini bread 24 Comments
It was an odd hobby, seemingly fitting for a writer. Lelajack had saved every pen she had ever used. When they dried up, she plunked them into a box. When it filled up, she got a larger box. Then … Continue reading
Posted in Friday Fictioneers Tagged blog, boomer blog, Friday Fictioneer, Friday Fictioneers, photography, write, writer, writing 17 Comments
“You can’t park that thing here. What would the neighbors say? If you don’t move that … that…. piece of junk by noon, I’ll have it towed!” Piece of junk? I thought to myself. This was a customized … Continue reading
Posted in Friday Fictioneers Tagged blog, boomer blog, Friday Fictioneers, writing 16 Comments
Why the Salesman Couldn’t Make the Sale….
It wasn’t the product. The shiny vacuum cleaner fit neatly in a small box. But when the salesman took all the pieces and parts out of the box and starting snapping, fitting, and twisting them together, it overwhelmed me. … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged boomer blog, memoir, salesman, vacuum cleaner, writing 14 Comments
Money Up Front
What would it look like in a few weeks? Margie hoped her client was happy with the design she had created for the bathroom remodel. The finest Italian Marble in a subdued pattern would be used throughout the room. Top … Continue reading
Posted in Friday Fictioneers Tagged boomer blog, Friday Fictioneers, Janet Webb, Rochelle Wissof Fields, WordPress, writing 23 Comments
Lost in Madison Woods
I stumble. I fall. Gnats and flies and mosquitoes buzz around my head. My arms and legs resemble a pepperoni pizza. I would give anything for a pepperoni pizza at this point. Or just a glass of water. I squint … Continue reading
Posted in Friday Fictioneers, My Life Tagged blog, boomer blog, Friday Fictioneer, writing 17 Comments
Facebook Be Gone!
A day or two ago, I deactivated my Facebook account. Which means those of you who follow me on Facebook are not reading this! My reasons were two. In recent weeks, I started to notice a lot … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged boomer blog, distraction, facebook, writing 18 Comments
It would be unrealistic for me to promise to blog every day of the year. I applaud those of you that do. But I know my life and I know myself, so I will be content to try to … Continue reading