I guess we all go through transformation from time to time; internally, externally, emotionally. You could change your hairstyle, change where you live or your job, there are lots of different ways to transform your life. Personally I like renovating, I often think I am crazy at the time, I’m almost finished my 2 house,…Read More
Well isn’t this embarrassing….today’s Daily Prompt, I’m apparently so busy at work I was just caught playing Candy Crush Soda Saga and checking my Facebook, as well as WP. Do you ever have days like that? It’s not that I don’t have any work to do, it’s just I really couldn’t be bothered! Wow that’s…Read More
I never really knew what I wanted to be when I grew upRead More
Apparently it’s one of my least redeeming qualities (according to Moth), but yes I can hold a grudge, and hold it for a very long time!Read More
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “If I Had a Hammer.” If you could learn a trade — say carpentry, electrical work, roofing, landscaping, plumbing, flooring, drywall — you name it — what skill(s) would you love to have in your back pocket? I am sorry but that is what MOTH is for, he…Read More
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Ripped from the Headlines.”
Click over to whatever website you visit most frequently to get news. Find the third headline on the page. Make sure that headline is in your post.
Well this could be slightly embarrassing I guess, but I do not read newspapers, or even go online looking for the news. I will listen to the news on the radio, and occasionally watch the news headlines on TV, but apart from that I don’t bother. Yes occasionally you will find me transfixed on some travesty unveiling before our eyes on National or even Global TV, I am not completely cold. However I just find that the news is more like a horror show than a news and current affairs show. And most current affairs shows are about bad neighbors and the latest fat pill!
There is no good news anymore! Everything is so horrible, people and animals being killed in more gruesome ways than ever before, the murder and mayhem, ensuing in riots, natural disasters and plane crashes. I’m sorry it is just so depressing. I know when something happens, we need to be told about it, but over and over and over and over and over………it all gets a bit too much. And they all fight over who gets the more gruesome images.
Football stars and sporting ‘heroes’ are not super heroes (nor villains), they are just people. Don’t raise them so high on golden pedestals and then push them off. What about the REAL Heroes? Armed Forces, Police, Fire and Ambos……..these guys literally put their life on the line every day, we rarely hear a good news story about them! Who cares what football player supposedly took what drug and then lied about it. Give me a break!
And finance………….seriously before the GFC nobody really cared about anyone’s dollar (apart from Stock brokers and bankers I guess), now it takes up 1/4 news………….it goes a little bit up, a little bit down, round and round. In a week it really doesn’t change that much does it. In one ear and out the other, blah, blah, blah. Maybe I should pay more attention, but I just can’t.
OK so some Movie legend or old politician dies, that’s sad, and yes I would like to hear about it, but just once or twice, not constantly for weeks on end. Let them die in dignity and peace.
Honestly folks I am not heartless, in fact I think it is the opposite, I take too much on board. But I can only take so much on board and then I become depressed and morbid and no one wants to be around me then! So now I have had my rant……….here is some cute puppies (care of Google images) to brighten our day, honestly it is what I would rather look at!
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “It’s a Text, Text, Text, Text World.”
How do you communicate differently online than in person, if at all? How do you communicate emotion and intent in a purely written medium?
Everything these days it written on social media, whether an email, prompt, Tweet, Text, Post etc, etc, etc. It is often hard to portray emotion, sure there are emoticons, and emojis but apart from that, most people can’t really tell what you are thinking, or feeling. I guess if I am really upset or I am trying to emphasis something, it is all Capitals. Then there is the LOL, LMAO, OMG etc. etc. But it’s probably safe to say most things I put up are in good fun and I am laughing or at least giggling on the inside (if not on the outside).
In person there are a hundred subtle ways to tell what a person is thinking or feeling, posture, stance, facial expression, voice. But online it is virtually impossible. I guess if you are unsure, ask for clarification?
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fool Me Once.”
Only a week late, that’s not bad. I guess I didn’t get around to writing this last week. Too much on my plate and not really interested in April Fool’s Day. Did hear about a few funny pranks. But nothing all that interesting.
I guess the heading is Fool me once………..unfortunately it can happen more than once. I wont say I am gullible…….. I don’t fall for those Nigerian prince scams, but sometimes I guess I am a bit naive. I am a little too trusting of people and I know I should not be. I would like to give people the benefit of doubt, but I have be shown time and time again that a LOT of people are not very trustworthy.
So I guess I am the fool………..I know that there must be good people out there, just not enough of us I fear.
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Roy G. Biv.” Write about anything you’d like, but make sure that all seven colors of the rainbow — red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet — make an appearance in the post, either through word or image. I am not a very poetic person, sometimes I…Read More
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Tagline.” Often, our blogs have taglines. But what if humans did, too? What would your tagline be? Everyone always tells me I am always on the go, juggling 10 things at once, I am like a woman possessed, a Woman on a Mission so I guess that…Read More