Pun and Quill

Ravings of an ordered mind.

How to Fight

A domestic disturbance awoke me this morning. A young woman and a man were trapped in an emotional back-and-forth, and they were not getting the results they wanted. It affected their communication. It affected their actions. Now, I am not... Continue Reading →

Dark and Glamorous (a short story)

Pepper woke up like she usually did: 15 minutes before the alarm. Instead of rubbing her blue eyes and running her fingers through her midnight tresses while indulging in a long yawn, she avoided squandering those precious last moments of... Continue Reading →

The Unboxing

My sister recently posted an awesome video with the hashtag #dosomethingthatscaresyou... So I'm sharing a video my husband and I put together this weekend for some friends: the best unboxing video you will ever see!

Hating 80s

I have a strong aversion to music from the 1970s and 1980s. I get a terrible feeling listening to soft rock.  I'm grossed out when Michael Jackson croons.  I don't know if it's because my Dad died in the 80s,... Continue Reading →

Attitude Latitude 

I don't know about you, when I am well, I tend to take my health for granted. And when I'm sick, I struggle with my attitude big time.  When I feel fine, I'm usually focused on other things besides being... Continue Reading →

I Got Nothin’

What? Even the great 8-time Emmy nominated comedic writer Chuck Lorre had days where he couldn't eke out one more vanity card. So, check out some of his stuff at the link above, and let me off the hook already.... Continue Reading →

When the Going Gets Tough

When the going gets tough, they say that the tough get going. I don't understand what that means. Don't they  mean the weak gets going while the tough stays and fights?  What do you do when something doesn't just break:... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Missed Connection 

To the little grandmother with short, curly hair and a peach-colored shirt, sitting on the 913 this morning: I have no idea if you even use the computer or know about missed connection boards.  I was the girl to your... Continue Reading →

Thought 💭 Soup 🍜 

Would a paleontologist in 6017 look at my remains and my home and marvel at such a relic? Will humankind someday live in floating cities between the soil and deep space? Will I ever remember not to keep eating after... Continue Reading →

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