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A Guide for Staying Safe- Not!

Posted by mcm0704 on June 24, 2020 |

Well, it’s Wednesday again, and here’s Slim Randles with another bit of fun with Windy Wilson. If the social limitations of the current pandemic are starting wear down your coping skills, you have nothing on good ol’ Windy. He of the fractured English and limited social graces that make the guys down at the Mule-Barn […]

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Another American Tragedy

Posted by mcm0704 on May 27, 2020 |

Before I turn the blog over to Slim Randles for his Wednesday’s Guest post, I just have to take a moment to stop and remember George Floyd, the man who was so callously killed by a Minnesota police officer on Monday. Floyd was being arrested as a suspect in a forgery case, and after he […]

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Memorable May Evenings

Posted by mcm0704 on May 20, 2020 |

Please help me welcome Slim Randles as my Wednesday’s Guest. He’s here today with another thoughtful piece about Spring and how some of the folks that frequent the Mule Barn Truck Stop are enjoying pleasant evenings in May. It’s been pleasant here in my corner of the world, too. Evenings and early mornings have been […]

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Salt of The Earth

Posted by mcm0704 on May 6, 2020 |

These lilies come back in my front flower pots every year, and they just recently bloomed. They were the first plant I bought to add to this little rock garden along the side of my garage at my new house two years ago, and I now have two pots of them blooming.  Now I’m going […]

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#Humor From Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on April 30, 2020 |

Things are all out of whack on the blog this week. I missed yesterday entirely, thanks to a huge flare in the pain from the trigeminal neuralgia which was a gift from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome – the gift that keeps on giving. 🙁  But any day is a good day to share this space with […]

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3 Decor Tips That Will Bring Inspiration to Your Writing

Posted by mcm0704 on April 22, 2020 |

Today I have a different Wednesday’s Guest, Brenan from the company ElephantStock.com is here to offer some tips on sprucing up your work space. If you click on the link, check out the amazing painting of a hummingbird. But come right back. 🙂 While emailing with other writers and reading their blogs and Facebook posts, I’ve […]

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Ah, Spring

Posted by mcm0704 on April 8, 2020 |

Slim Randles is my guest today with an essay about Spring that encapsulates how many of us view this season of the year – new growth, new hope, new wonder. In the spirit of all that is wonderful about Spring, here is a picture of some wild flowers that pop up everywhere here in my […]

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Mid-Week Humor to Brighten our Lives

Posted by mcm0704 on April 1, 2020 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with an entertaining story about rain and storms. When was the last time you said “thank you” for the rain? Before I turn the blog over to Slim, however, I do want to take a moment to remember my father who died on April 1, 2010. I’ll […]

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An Interview With a Fictional Character

Posted by mcm0704 on March 25, 2020 |

A Long Way Home Myra Hargrave McIlvain Myra interviews Meredith Haggerty, the protagonist in this wonderful story I reviewed here last Sunday. BLURB: After crippling her husband in an auto crash, Meredith Haggerty endures years of his abuse while harboring a plan to escape when she can make it look as if she died. She grasps […]

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#Humor From Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on March 18, 2020 |

I just returned from North Carolina where I attended my granddaughter’s wedding. (By the picture above, you can probably guess what city we were in.) The festivities were all wonderful, but unfortunately, the plane ride stirred up my trigeminal neuralgia big time, and I wasn’t able to participate to the level that I would have […]

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