Archive for April 2016

April Writing Challenge: It's Springtime in Chicago - The Ants Have Arrived

April Writing Challenge:  It's Springtime in Chicago - The Ants Have Arrived
I have committed to an April Writing Challenge – promising myself to write each day this month. Today’s prompt – Describe your favorite Spring activity. What do you look forward to each Spring?  The longer days – the beautifully budding trees – spotting the first robin redbreast and then being forced to listen to that... Read more »

April Writing Challenge - Painting is Like Therapy to Me

April Writing Challenge - Painting is Like Therapy to Me
I have committed to an April Writing Challenge – promising myself to write each day this month. Today’s prompt –  What is your hobby?  Give us your expert advice so we can try it. I have always loved to paint.  Ever since I can remember.   Love – love – love it. I remember as a... Read more »

April Writing Challenge - How Many Weight Watcher Activity Points Can I Earn Rolling My Eyes?

April Writing Challenge - How Many Weight Watcher Activity Points Can I Earn Rolling My Eyes?
I have committed to an April Writing Challenge – promising myself to write each day this month. Today’s prompt – How do you incorporate exercise into your day? I’ve dropped twenty-five pounds since starting the Weight Watchers new super plus points whatever the hell it’s called program back on January 1.  The one Oprah put... Read more »
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April Writing Challenge - Is Work Ever Fun?

April Writing Challenge - Is Work Ever Fun?
As part of an April Writing Challenge, I have committed to writing every day this month.  So far I’m three for three.  You should know – I am quite impressed with myself. Today’s prompt – “Do you have fun at your job?” In a couple words? Not really. But honestly, who really does?  Work isn’t fun.  Work is work.  Right?... Read more »

April Writing Challenge - Becoming Less Self-Aware

April Writing Challenge - Becoming Less Self-Aware
I have committed to an April Writing Challenge.  Today’s Prompt: ” April is the awareness month for many important causes, which one will you be supporting and why?” My favorite “bit” on Steve Dahl’s radio show happens on the first day of every month.  He and Jennifer Keiper each compile a list of “National Days”.  You... Read more »

April Writing Challenge - Tell Your Best Practical Joke Story

April Writing Challenge - Tell Your Best Practical Joke Story
I committed to an “April Writing Challenge”.  My plan is to write every day during the month using a daily writing prompt. Today’s Challenge?  Tell us your best practical joke story. Back in 1984, I was a freshman at Eastern Illinois University.  I lived on the first floor of an all-girls dormitory – Pemberton Hall.... Read more »
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