It’s the last day of the Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon and it’s time to reflect on the month’s daily effort to blog. What would I like to celebrate about it?
Today, the Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon challenges us to share one of our favorite recipes. I have a recipe that I enjoy preparing. It’s called “Bruce Tortilla Soup.” I’ve posted the details before, so I won’t post them again.
The Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon challenged us to post a selfie illustrating what we aspire to be. I had a hard time with this. Something bad happened Sunday morning that dashed all my optimism. I finally took this photo on Monday. I was feeling hopeful.
Today, the Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon challenges us to choose one word to describe the coming year. I’ve spent all day thinking about it, but I finally came up with it.
It’s the last Friday of 2013. The Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon is encouraging us to reflect on the year:
It’s the day after Christmas. A day spent by many recovering from the prior day’s festivities. In most cases, a Christmas celebration involves preparing massive quantities of food. Naturally, no family can ever hope to consume all that food. So what happens to the leftovers? They go in the ‘fridge, of course. Today, the KickinContinue reading “Things in the Fridge – The Aftermath – Old Skool”
Today, on the Eve of Christmas – the huge, over-commercialized holiday – we are asked in the Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon to tell of any holiday disasters. I’m having a hard time with this one. I often feel melancholy at Christmas and frankly feel that I could do without this holiday altogether. Only thatContinue reading “Holiday Disasters – or Why I Dread Christmas – Old Skool”
Today on the Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon, we’re encouraged to talk about books. I’ve done this once or twice already. Earlier in the Blog-a-Thon we were asked to find the first line of the third book on our top bookshelf. This was a problem for me because I have so many bookshelves. A fewContinue reading “Books for the Bibliophile – Old Skool”
Today’s Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon prompt was to post a photo of a much younger me. My initial reaction was to think that I had not idea where any of my old photographs were. Then I remembered! I still have all my old yearbooks, including my one from Kindergarten.
Today on the Kickin’ it Old Skool Blog-a-Thon, we’re encouraged to post our favorite quote. Here’s mine: “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon in Beautiful Boy. What’s yours?