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5 Family Friendly 90’s Kids Halloween Movies

Here are some family-friendly Halloween movies from my childhood that I know your kids will love!

When #SoCS

“When I see you smile” This lyric is the first thing that came to my mind when I saw today’s prompt. Back when music was great and our hair was big. Maybe, I’m partial because that happened to be when I… Continue Reading →

W is for Walls: If Walls Could Talk

Shadows of yesteryear fall long upon the empty walls Reminding me of all the lives lived. If walls could talk would they give up their secrets as easily as a butterfly shedding it’s cacoon. Suitcases forbidden rendezvous loves lost passions… Continue Reading →

So Like Very

So is one of those filler words. Similar to like and very.  These are words that are overused, really mean nothing,  and don’t add anything to a sentence. If you are writing and you see “so”, “like”, or “very”, take… Continue Reading →

Spangly, Dangly, Sparkles and Fire

Statuesque and tan cut-offs and a striped tube top Long blond hair flowing as she twirls Tossing, spinning, twisting Skyward the stars glinting in the evening light She bends, one leg high in the air behind her She scoops it… Continue Reading →

Warning! Danger Will Robinson!

When I read the Just Jot January prompt for today, the first thing that popped into my head was the robot on Lost in Space.  Lost in Space was one of my favorite shows as a child. So I went… Continue Reading →

Time

I have noticed that the older I become the faster time moves. I remember when I was young it seemed like days lasted forever and I couldn’t wait to be a grownup. Well, being a grownup is not all that… Continue Reading →

Halloween Blogger Tag

What’s your favorite Halloween movie? This is my favorite family friendly Halloween movie. What age did you stop trick-or-treating? Stop? Nobody told me I had to stop at a certain age. Even now after the kids come in the neighborhood… Continue Reading →

Memories ‘Round Here #BehindtheBlogger

  The prompt for behind the blogger today is ‘Round Here.  ‘Round Here can be anything and nothing but I am supposed to use this prompt to tell something” real” about myself.  Something that the readers of this blog would… Continue Reading →

Drowning

I am drawn to you like an errant lover I return time and time again seeking solace Finding none and finding everything You call to me from the depths of my soul Fear bubbling up from the deep Sucking me… Continue Reading →

Why I Love Real Books

I grew up loving books, real books, with their smudged ink on dog-eared pages held together by bent withering spines. The library was where I wanted to be. Surrounded by all the books I could ever want to read. I… Continue Reading →

Lighthouses and August

  It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning… Continue Reading →

You Don’t Know Me #BehindTheBlogger

You don’t know me but reading my blog gives you some insight into who I am right now.  Who I was before remains a mystery at least for a little while.  My lives are starting to collide with old friends… Continue Reading →

The Loss of Prince and Amy

On the day Prince died, a little girl named Amy was murdered in a bathroom at her high school. I want to apologize to Amy that I did not give her the attention she deserved. I was too busy thinking… Continue Reading →

Discovering My Poet’s Soul

  I could read by the time I was three, and the first thing I read was a volume of nursery rhymes from my Childcarft Encyclopedia set. I remember sitting on the dining room floor in front of the bookshelf… Continue Reading →

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