Alphabet Fail, Gratitude Prevails

Well, I have to confess, I have failed at my own alphabet challenge. (a post a day for each letter of the alphabet!)  Life and memories have gotten in the way unfortunately for the abc’s. Memories, specifically my hometown’s memories, is a new ‘group’ on my facebook this month.  It has taken over like a…

E is for Effort (My “E” alphabet writing challenge word)

 ef·fort noun \ˈe-fərt, -ˌfȯrt\                                                                                                                                                        : work done by the mind or body : energy used to do something : a serious attempt to do something : something produced by work “Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Today’s challenge is an effort – to stay…

Destiny… A Quandry – (My “D” alphabet writing challenge word)

des·ti·ny  noun \ˈdes-tə-nē\                                                : what happens in the future : the things that someone or something will experience in the future : a power that is believed to control what happens in the future Destiny is not a word or event that I want to explore at all! I have been thinking all day about…

Courage To Change the Things I Can (my “C” alphabet writing challenge word)

cour·age  noun   ˈkər-ij, ˈkə-rij\                                                                                                                                                         : the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous :  mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty When I hear the word courage or receive the instruction to be courageous I have a strong image of the Lion in the…

Baloney or Bologna? (my “B” alphabet writing challenge word!)

bo·lo·gna     noun \bə-ˈlō-nē also -nyə,       : a wide cooked sausage that is cut into thin pieces and eaten in sandwiches Day two! Today’s alphabet letter is B, and I happened upon the word baloney earlier and started to daydream about it and all the memories it inspired. The simple part of the question is…

Anxiety

A is for ANXIETY!! How appropriate to pick the word for “A” that has been on my mind for much of today. I have heard of anxiety over and over, but have only recently considered what it really meant. I had the mistaken perception that anxiety was only a condition if there were visible signs…

Alphabet Challenge

challenge to self: write directions to self: one post per day subject matter: anything (nothing R rated..) starting with anything that begins with “A”, and ending with something that begins with “Z”. I am a little jealous of some friends who have decided to accept the NaNoWriMo challenge – for national novel writing month. They…