I used to have an attitude. I still do. But I was suppressing it so as to appeal to the vanilla pablum of a broader audience. Screw that. My my niche-y bitchies love me and my old time friends who are gentile know that I am a bit outrageous at times. It has been so long since May; the Solstice has gone by, US Women's Soccer ruled, and all that. I intended to update in … [Read more...] about July Already Bitches!
Having been rooted in one place for so much of my life, travel that shifts me from here to there is most often an adventure. Sometimes moving through space is a small delight, and sometimes a great adventure. Too EarlyRetro SignageClose to SacramentoClose to the North BayCostco Turkeys My recent trip was in the middle. I would call it a mini-adventure with both respite … [Read more...] about Sometimes I Travel
The Geography of Seasons Summer is upon us here in Tucson where we are based. And when the temp gets to be over 110° F this old Editor/Publisher goes into siesta mode! But never fear, it hasn't hit those scorching temperatures as yet this year, and we are still writing and putting out prompts. Our local tradition dictates June as a time to pray for rain. While the … [Read more...] about June, Litha, Solstice Writing Prompts
In the Merry Merry Month of May I have always loved the month May. In the area of the U.S. in which I grew up May was filled with blossoms. Probably due to being a May baby, the lilac blossoms, peony blossoms, trillium, lily of the valley, hepatica, and so many more seemed like they heralded the arrival of my personal holiday. May is a boom time for blooms. What is … [Read more...] about In The Merry Merry Month of May
I created this image last year to pay homage to the 50th anniversary of the recording of the song, Respect, by Aretha Franklin on Valentines Day. Otis Redding wrote the song, but Respect as Aretha interpreted it, became an anthem for women and the downtrodden. Was it the song or the woman, or both that made this song version so iconic? To this day Aretha is amazing! Jerry … [Read more...] about Iconic R: Aretha's R-E-S-P-E-C-T