YOU CAN’T POSSIBLY MISS IT – Marilyn Armstrong

Last night, I spent close to an hour looking for something that was exactly where it was supposed to be. It was on the correct shelf, right in front. Nothing was hiding it. It wasn’t behind something or turned the wrong way. I looked there — twice — and I couldn’t see it. So I looked in … Continue reading YOU CAN’T POSSIBLY MISS IT – Marilyn Armstrong

MOVEMENT AND MOTION – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Movement Yesterday, it was warm, bright, sunny and just a little bit humid. I was under the impression it was Thursday, but I woke up today and realized today is Saturday. The rain I thought was at least 24-hours away is already closing in. It was sunny when I first woke up … Continue reading MOVEMENT AND MOTION – Marilyn Armstrong

DOESN’T IT JUST FIGURE? – Marilyn Armstrong

There's a German word that has been adopted in Yiddish and Hebrew that means exactly this. The Urban Dictionary had a definition, which was a surprise. I didn't know the word had crept into English. Davka A German or Yiddish word used in English because there's no precise English equivalent. It is variously translated as … Continue reading DOESN’T IT JUST FIGURE? – Marilyn Armstrong

REALITY CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE! GIVE IT A TRY! – Marilyn Armstrong

I got to thinking about what my world would look like if I (personally) got rid of everyone who isn't white enough for this current America. I would have to remove my husband -- and all my friends. And my entire family. After which I'd have to go, too. I may be white, but Jewish … Continue reading REALITY CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE! GIVE IT A TRY! – Marilyn Armstrong

SCRAMBLING FOR PRESIDENT – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Scramble I really hate it when everyone starts to yell at each other. It's like a big family squabble on Thanksgiving -- the kind you see in the movies about what's wrong with the holiday -- and I can't hear a thing. Maybe there was a time when I could pick individual … Continue reading SCRAMBLING FOR PRESIDENT – Marilyn Armstrong