Category: blogapalooza

Goodbye finished quilt and hello new project

Once again it is blogapalooza night and here is tonight’s challenge: Write about a time you had to say goodbye. I am actually terrible at saying goodbye. I hang onto friendships, activities and relationships way longer than I should. Even books and movies linger in my thoughts and I need to savor them before I can... Read more »

My sense of humor is a quick wit and a mobile face

Tonight is blogapalooza night which gives us a topic and an hour to write about it. Tonight’s topic appealed to me. Write about and describe your sense of humor. I did not start out life as the funny kid who made wise cracks in class. I was pretty serious and read whenever I could. I... Read more »

Why follow a pattern when you can be creative

Tonight is blogapalooza, one hour to write a post on as assigned topic. The topic for today’s blogapalooza is “Write about something in your life you once obsessed about but now rarely, if ever, think about.” I read it out loud and before I had finished, I knew the answer. I used to read and stick... Read more »

I want to hang around with Stephanie Plum

Tonight is blogapalooza, a monthly event where we get a topic and an hour to publish. Tonight’s topic is delicious: “What fictional character (or characters) would you most like to spend time with and what would you do together?” This was really too easy for me as I have thought about my book friends far... Read more »

3 Quilting decisions that improved my life

Tonight is our blogapalooza challenge which allows an hour to write a publish a blog on an assigned topic. Here is tonight’s: “Write about a decision you made that changed the course of your life for better or worse.” I’ve made lots of decisions over the course of my lifetime. Most of them I don’t... Read more »

I wish I was not a sugar addict

It is blogapalooza time again. Our community manager gives us a challenge topic and we have one hour to post about it. Here is tonight’s topic. “Write about something you hate to use or rely on but can’t do without.” That’s pretty easy for me, I hate the fact that I am addicted to sugar.... Read more »

Les Miserables is a novel which has guided me through life

Tonight is our monthly blogapalooza challenge. We are given a topic and have an hour to write and publish a post. Here is tonight’s topic: “Write about a book or publication that is special to you or has had a big impact on your life.” I have written many posts about books and quilting, about... Read more »

I knew I was a grown-up at age 22

Once a month we have a blogging challenge. We are assigned a topic and 60 minutes to write and publish a post. Here is tonight’s topic: “Write about the first time you felt like you were a grown-up.” Being a grown-up, an adult, was something I never particularly yearned for nor avoided; I knew it... Read more »

It was hard for me to learn that people lie

Tonight is our monthly blogapalooza and the challenge topic is: “Write about something you believed as a child or in your youth that turned out not to be true.” I believed a number of typical childhood myths from Santa Claus on down, nothing unusual or heartbreaking to be disproven.  Those stories were easy, it was... Read more »

The Adoptive Community made me feel Special

September’s blogapalooza came up quickly! We get a topic and an hour to write about it and I enjoy it. Usually I am coming up with my own topics and they are centered around quilting and sewing. Once a month, I don’t have to think of the topic and I can tell a story. You... Read more »