My Personal Literature

 Aldous Huxley said, "Your memories are your personal literature". What story am I telling myself today?I am a story teller. I married a story teller. My daughters are both story tellers. TRUTH....more

I was a success ONCE...


Doomed...a life sentence.

Ahh mistakes...I love you so. Prompts that start with, "Do you think..." always scare me. Are we doomed to repeat mistakes if we don't remember them?Pretty much, yeah.Ok. Done with my blog for today. ...more

Dipping in...

  My Friday blog: do I dip into my memory for blogging ideas or do I discuss the here and now?...more

Scrips and scraps scattered about

Just to remind everyone that this month I am blogging about Memory and more importantly Mnemonics.I am suffering from "my brain is a sieve" syndrome. I need memory triggers for everything lately. It is so frustrating!...more

My career goals...snort, chortle, cry

   First I said, "hell no"! I am not writing about career goals. But then I decided that my career as a mom needs goals as well as any corporate career so why not give my 2 cents?...more

Missing 3.

  My last post was on the 13th. I missed a few days. This life of mine....The post I wanted to do was prompted by Victor Hugo's: "Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress and memory is the servant". This prompt fed into the next one which asked the question, does time heal all wounds? Then yesterday's prompt was about my readiness for Back to School. ...more

Did you forget? I forgot...

 Is there anything good that comes from forgetting? Well, if my older sister was writing this she would say HELL YES! Because she has forgotten everything. She is so good at forgetting that she needs a GPS to get out of her neighborhood...every time she goes anywhere. It is so charming. Really....more

25 years to Life

.I am assaulted by the irony of today's writing prompt:  Cicero said, "The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living". Write about someone you are remembering today.In the wake of the news about Robin Williams and his apparent suicide yesterday, he is the obvious choice....more

Wipe it CLEAN!

If I could erase one thing from my memory what would it be??? Not what you think, I am sure. There are a handful of memories that are so heinous I wish they could be forgotten. But then again, some of these horrible things shaped me. So I guess I had to have them to turn into the awesome chick I am today. Out of the fire and all that jazz.......more