INGENUITY: ARGUING FINANCE WHEN MONEY IS GONE – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Ingenuity Today or maybe tomorrow if I have the energy, I have to try to explain to UMass that if Blue Cross says I don't owe money, I don't owe the money. That is the theory and supposedly, that's the legal way it works. If I know this is the law, I'm … Continue reading INGENUITY: ARGUING FINANCE WHEN MONEY IS GONE – Marilyn Armstrong

CODDIWOMPLE IN IRELAND – Marilyn Armstrong

Monday Prompt: Coddiwomple The definition made me laugh. This is the perfect description of our trip to Ireland. After the plane landed in Shannon and we managed to negotiate our way to the B&B where we were staying, it was coddiwomple for the next three weeks. We never knew where we were, where we were … Continue reading CODDIWOMPLE IN IRELAND – Marilyn Armstrong

GROWING UP WITH McCARTHY – Garry Armstrong

This is one I never intended to share. It had been buried in the deepest part of the memory chest I never planned to revisit. I was branded a "pinko" as a kid. I grew up in an era when the name McCarthy was first associated with Edgar Bergen's puppet pal,  Charlie McCarthy. We followed … Continue reading GROWING UP WITH McCARTHY – Garry Armstrong

PEEING IN THE STREETS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I’ve been reading about an urban problem that I thought was solved with the invention of the indoor toilet. Apparently, Paris is so plagued by men peeing in the streets, that they have taken action to mitigate the worst effects of this phenomenon. In the Middle Ages in Europe, people emptied bedpans out their windows … Continue reading PEEING IN THE STREETS – BY ELLIN CURLEY

PHOTO CHALLENGE: ANIMALS IN NATURE – Marilyn Armstrong

Photo Challenge: Animals in Nature I realized this omitted my dogs, the local milk cows, and the chickens. That left birds. I have seen many wild creatures, but I haven't gotten their pictures. I can tell you about the tortoises and coyote, chipmunk, bobcat, and fisher cat. Squirrels, deer, rabbits, gophers and I know we … Continue reading PHOTO CHALLENGE: ANIMALS IN NATURE – Marilyn Armstrong