Write A Chapter #48in48 #169

Sarah walked along the road, the village was quiet and it was getting late. Most of the inhabitants of this small community were busy with their evening chores.  Had she made the right decision to just leave everything behind and come here?  She thought about it and smiled. Guess so.  She reached for the candy she had in her side pocket. Better enjoy it now, this small connection to home will not last too long. It was her final taste of home, []

Old Journal Entries 2016-12-21

Bread and Music Music I heard with you was more than music And Bread I broke with you was more than bread; Now that I am without you all is desolate; All that was once so beautiful is not dead. ~Conrad Aiken This one is an actual journal entry by me: Each sunrise is a symbol of the start of a new day, a new beginning. With this also is the realization of new goals and new desires to set forth. I []

Top Ten Movie/TV Beards

From ZZ Topp to Kimbo Slice, beards come in all shapes and sizes.  Not everyone can grow one (and not everyone should).  Here is a top 10 of beards (that I can think of and IMHO) as well as two honorable mentions: Robbie Coltrane as Hagrid (who in “real” life does not sport a beard). 2. Edmund Gwenn in Miracle on 34th St (who apparently also did not sport one off camera) 3. Alex Guinness as Obi Wan (wait, are we seeing a trend []

#48in48 #152 #MorningParagraph

Yesterday the Russian ambassador to Turkey was murdered, at point blank range, at a news conference of some sort. His name was  Andrey Karlov. He was 62 years old.  He was a career ambassador.  In addition to Turkey, Andrey also served as ambassador to South Korea. He had a wife and one son. He was somone’s son.  Why am I writing all of this about a murdered ambassador?  This is why: because there was a journalist present at the art exhibit where []

Write A Chapter #48in48 #151

She thought that maybe she could do it. You see it in the movies. Sometimes they struggle but even in their struggles, hopping on a train looks easy.  She ran along side the rambling coal car. She cursed herself, this is not a box car! What was she thinking. She kept up her abysmal pace as the railcars clickity-clacked past her.  The next one was a box car. This is it! As the car caught up to her, the door in her []