KILL YOU OR CURE YOU, INSURANCE WON’T COVER IT – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Symptoms!  I almost palpitated with excitement. Symptoms? I have so many of them. Oh joy! Then I realized I don't actually want to talk about them. I want everyone to know about them, after which please pretend they don't exist. Don't ask me to do things you know I can't do … Continue reading KILL YOU OR CURE YOU, INSURANCE WON’T COVER IT – Marilyn Armstrong

STRAWBERRY JAM – Marilyn Armstrong

I was 46 years old when my homemade strawberry preserves jelled properly. Probably what broke the barrier was overcoming a longstanding aversion to putting sufficient sugar in the mix. Alternatively, I could have solved the problem by adding tapioca starch or pectin, but I’m a bit of a food snob. I wanted my preserves made … Continue reading STRAWBERRY JAM – Marilyn Armstrong

PROVOCATIVE QUESTION: WHAT ABOUT PREDESTINATION? – Marilyn Armstrong

This week’s provocative question is a spinoff of a question that Melanie (Sparks From a Combustible Mind) asked in her last Share Your World post. That question from Melanie got me thinking about fate and predestination. So here’s this week’s provocative question. I'm not entirely sure what "predestination" means. By this do you mean a rigid "ending" … Continue reading PROVOCATIVE QUESTION: WHAT ABOUT PREDESTINATION? – Marilyn Armstrong

SPIKY, POKY, POINTY, SQUARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF A CARDINAL IN THE WOODS – Marilyn Armstrong

Square, poky, pointy, spiky Cardinals in the woods This time of year, the woods are definitely poky, pointy, and spiky. Before the leaves are out, everything has a sharp edge. It isn't as lush as it will be later in the season, but it's much easier to take pictures. Later, the leaves will be soft … Continue reading SPIKY, POKY, POINTY, SQUARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF A CARDINAL IN THE WOODS – Marilyn Armstrong