I miss the blue jeans. The big wide bell bottoms denim jeans were the most flattering pants I ever wore. They made my legs look longer and my hips narrower. Of course, I was also 50 years younger, so that may have had something to do with it too ... but still, I miss them. … Continue reading BELL BOTTOMS BLUES – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #62 Over the past few weeks, each of us has had to make some sacrifices due to the global coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us have had to make adjustments to how we go about our daily lives. My provocative question this week is simply this: I really haven't given up anything except seeing … Continue reading HOW HAS LIFE CHANGED SINCE THE PANDEMIC? – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #60 This could be a very torrid post, but as Serendipity is G-rated, I'll tell you a story. You are free to fill in missing details using your own rich imagination. This is perhaps more than the question requires, but it's a complicated story. I married Jeff in August 1965. I spent the … Continue reading HOW DID YOU MEET YOUR MATE? – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s Provocative Question #59 What does it mean to you in the 21st century to be well-educated? When I was growing up, you had to get good grades in school. You needed them so you'd be better positioned to get good grades and maybe a scholarship in high school so you could go to college. … Continue reading WE SHOULD ALL BE PLUMBERS – Marilyn Armstrong
WHEN IN ROME ... Let's go heavy on the crucifixions. I can think of a whole bunch of deserving candidates right now. What'ya say, gang? Let's do like the Romans do!
Fandango’s Provocative Question #58 To put it most simply, I always thought that -- socio and psychopaths aside -- everyone has a conscience. Even after Trump was elected, I thought that Americans weren't stupid enough to actually follow this moron. I was wrong. All the cynicism I decried in my mother has settled on me. Apparently … Continue reading BUT THAT CAN’T BE RIGHT, CAN IT? – Marilyn Armstrong
Fandango’s February Expressions #23 Oh let us speak first of love. When a man says he loves you, that's nice. When a man shows you he loves you, that matters. Men, after they get over the huge masculine hurdle of saying "I love you" seem to have an even more powerful resistance to displaying love. What … Continue reading LOUDER THAN WORDS – Marilyn Armstrong