NaBloPoMo: Happy Holidays

This post is written based on BlogHer‘s prompt for today: “Where is the one place you would never want to go on vacation that other people seem to love?”   As I understand it, people my age enjoy going out clubbing. Getting drunk, being loud, and being in a crowded place with sweaty strangers is apparently all…

NaBloPoMo: Feeling Sheepy

Today’s post is inspired by a Writing 101 prompt which is to write a longform post about a favourite possession.  When I was about three years old I had to go to the Ear, Nose and Throat hospital to have grommets put in. I don’t know all the technicalities, but basically grommets are teeny tiny…

NaBloPoMo: Do. Or Do Not.

The Writing 101 prompt I am using today is simply 400 words of free-writing. I actually went slightly over the 400 words, with a final count of 414.  I really enjoy writing. I always have and I expect, hope, that I always will. I’ve talked about my love of writing before on the blog. Sometimes…

NaBloPoMo: Arachnophobia

Today’s post is inspired by a Writing 101 prompt that encourages addressing something that scares you or makes you anxious. I hate spiders. Hate them. They are creepy. I’m not sure what it is about them exactly. The ridiculous amount of legs perhaps, or the creepy way the walk. Ugh. I’ve always disliked spiders, for as…

NaBloPoMo: Rurality

Today’s post is inspired by a Writing 101 prompt. For the prompt I must pick a word from a nearby book and use this to inspire me, with the twist of writing the post in the form of a letter. My word is “rural”. April, I hope you don’t mind me writing. You gave me…