CALLING THE SQUIRRELS TO ORDER – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Order It used to be that my merely tapping on the window glass convinced the squirrels to move on. I have nothing against feeding a hungry squirrel, but the woods are warm. It is time for them to begin their return to eating foods which nature offers. They need to do a … Continue reading CALLING THE SQUIRRELS TO ORDER – Marilyn Armstrong

NOBODY PROMISED LIFE WOULD BE FAIR – Marilyn Armstrong

Weekly Word Prompt – Fairness No one promised me that life would be fair. Quite the opposite. My mother was a total cynic. Born in 1910, her earliest memories were of living through World War I which she always referred to as "The Great War," and then living through World War II, which was simply … Continue reading NOBODY PROMISED LIFE WOULD BE FAIR – Marilyn Armstrong

THIS IS NEWS? YOU SERIOUS? – Marilyn Armstrong

The latest hot scandal that rich people pay to get their kids into college is not news. It wasn't news in 1963 when I started college. Literally, everyone knew that if you had the money to make a major donation (building new edifice on campus could get all your kids into school), you'd get your … Continue reading THIS IS NEWS? YOU SERIOUS? – Marilyn Armstrong

FENCES AND GATES IN BLACK & WHITE – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fences and Gates Sometimes I know I've got material in my folders. Sometimes I think maybe I might have something ... but where? This time, though I knew. For one thing, fences are one of the pictures I enjoy turning into black and white, so I was pretty sure I … Continue reading FENCES AND GATES IN BLACK & WHITE – Marilyn Armstrong