Focus Fox says: Strength is a matter of a made up mind. As a writer I make up lots of minds so I must be herculean! Mashup of John Beecher and writer brain
kittywampus, catawapus, cattywapus catty corner, kitty-corner Having been a teenage transported between a coast and the mid-west, I find these sorts of phrases very interesting. Pop verses soda was my first introduction to this concept. By moving I had switched to a different informal language. At first, I was thinking of the word Colloquialism was … Continue reading Vernacular
Focus Fox says: A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a Klingon needs the approval of Tribbles. Vernon Howard and Star Trek Mashup
I have young kids and things have been different. Hybrid learning, friends and family who can't visit, friends who are virtual only. Birthday parties that can't happen, Dad on orders, and many other things that are so 2020. I've been trying to help by doing small silly things that make the kids feel good. The … Continue reading Wacky Hair Day
Focus Fox says: Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. Chocolate is my kryptonite and I'm still looking for the strength to put down the bar. Inspired by Susan Gale and a love of chocolate
Double Rainbow After torrential rain soaked us during a soccer practice and everyone fled this popped up soon after. What was your bright side after a storm?
Focus Fox says: Tough times never last, but tough people do. They make the best Vampires. Inspired by Robert H. Schuller and my love of vampires
According to the Nano site I have been doing NaNo since 2006. I've had some wins and some loses and skipped years. I tried to write the year I was pregnant and due in November. Needless to say once my water broke, I was not able to complete that year. I know that there are … Continue reading NaNo and me
Mummy Tree Even though this years Halloween celebration will not be the same, I was heartened by one of the decorations on my dog walking route: the mummy tree. Honestly, it made my day. What have you seen lately which has made your day?
Gas pump with SUPER low price This picture is the intersection of not getting gas very often and buying lots of groceries. (As the scale can attest) I wish I would have gotten a picture of the price per gallon. It was 0.199. 0.199 cents per gallon! I had never seen the cost so low. … Continue reading Gas at the pump