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Words That Drive a Parent Crazy – What’s For Dinner?

Posted by mcm0704 on February 27, 2012 |

It’s been a while since I shared an excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. This is from the beginning of chapter fifteen: What’s For Dinner or Mutiny of the Midgets.  There are certain words and phrases in the English language, dirty words aside, that are guaranteed to disrupt the […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on November 7, 2011 |

 I haven’t shared an excerpt from my humorous memoir,  A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck, in quite a while, so I thought I would do that for today. I really can’t do Monday Morning Musings because I am actually writing this on Sunday. Tomorrow I will be out of pocket all day.  Enjoy….. Nothing […]

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Trick or Treat

Posted by mcm0704 on October 31, 2010 |

In honor of Halloween, I thought I’d share this excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck.  Halloween is not like it used to be. With concerns over Politically Correct costumes, candy that has been tampered with, and who is that stranger driving slowly down the street, Halloween has lost some […]

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A Bit of Humor

Posted by mcm0704 on September 29, 2010 |

This is another excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. This is from the chapter: WHAT’S FOR DINNER? Or, Mutiny of the Midgets. Enjoy…. There are certain words and phrases in the English language, dirty words aside, that are guaranteed to disrupt the otherwise peaceful existence of any mother and […]

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A Little Summertime Fun

Posted by mcm0704 on August 9, 2010 |

Here is another excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. Since most of us are still sweltering in the summertime heat, I thought I’d continue from the chapter Summertime Blues. Enjoy…. Another fun part of summer vacations were the skirmishes. Not a kind word could be heard from the troops […]

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Memoir Review

Posted by mcm0704 on March 10, 2010 |

Not too long ago I received a review copy of The View from Brindley Mountain, A Memoir of the Rural South. I was anxious to read it for a lot of reasons. First, because I have been reading a lot of memoirs lately to get a feel for how they are written as I work […]

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Family Fun

Posted by mcm0704 on November 25, 2009 |

Another excerpt from my book in progress: A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. Enjoy…. On a recent visit with my grandchildren, I noticed a pattern of behavior that is apparently passed from generation to generation like the balding gene. My oldest granddaughter had been given a chore to do, as was her younger brother, […]

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