Monday Night Flashback OT: The Songs We Sing

Greetings, dear readers! Happy Monday to you. I hope if you indulged in the holiday over the weekend, you’ve recovered today. Saturday, I got to visit with my grandma, who is a proud 98 1/2 years old. Read More Monday Night Flashback OT: The Songs We Sing

Flashback OT: “For What It’s Worth”

I’m guessing everyone has associations with music, some good, some bad, some memories “just are.” There are songs I hear that make me think of meeting my husband, songs that make me remember being with Selena and Demeter in college, songs from high school, you get the idea. Read More Flashback OT: “For What It’s Worth”

Flashback OT: The Humiliation of 1990

This week, a friend’s son got his driver’s license – on the second try. Hearing that he didn’t pass the first time brought me back to an afternoon in 1990 that I will never forget. My stomach still turns a little when I think about it. It, of course, if you haven’t guessed, was the afternoon that my 16.5-year-old self didn’t pass my own driver’s exam. Read More Flashback OT: The Humiliation of 1990

Monday Night Flashback: Broken Stuff

Happy Monday, Persephoneers! If it’s been three-day weekend for you, I hope it’s been a good one. I broke my favorite stoneware baking sheet this weekend. The good news? I have today’s Open Thread topic in the bag. You’ve seen that website, Shit My Kids Ruined, right? The one where photos are posted of marker on the wall, holes torn in the couch, red punch on the carpet, things like that. Tonight, I’m turning the tables.  Read More Monday Night Flashback: Broken Stuff

Monday Night Flashback OT: Board Games

Happy Monday, Persephoneers! I’m glad you’re here. I hope everyone made it through the first day of the work/school week with flying colors. To be honest, I could have used another weekend to recover from my weekend, but I made it through. Read More Monday Night Flashback OT: Board Games