LOUDER THAN WORDS – 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

OUT MY BACK DOOR – Marilyn Armstrong

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Out My Backdoor I look out my backdoor a lot. It's a small deck leading to a rather small lawned area that when we were younger and more socially active, was the scene of many summertime barbecues, the building of a tepee, and just handing out. The tepee is gone. The idea … Continue reading OUT MY BACK DOOR – Marilyn Armstrong

HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT? – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #44 From Fandango: "You’re probably familiar with this quote from philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, George Santayana, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.“ In a 1948 speech to the House of Commons, Winston Churchill changed the quote slightly when he said, “Those who fail to learn from history … Continue reading HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT? – Marilyn Armstrong


Fandango’s Provocative Question #42 It's a good question for everyone to ponder these days. There has always been censorship of some kind in every country as long as humans have been "civilized." Its definition -- or at last one of its many possible definitions is, "Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, … Continue reading CENSORSHIP AND THE LIFE WE LIVE – Marilyn Armstrong

THE EARLY GOLD OF AUTUMN – Marilyn Armstrong

The leaves have definitely begun to change! The aspens are bright yellow and there are edges of red on the maples. There is a hint of gold on al the leaves as if some painter was doing a watercolor and washed it with light golden amber. And there were a bunch of Tufted Titmouses on … Continue reading THE EARLY GOLD OF AUTUMN – Marilyn Armstrong


RDP SATURDAY : Eventually Be there anyone amongst us who doth not make lists. Not all my lists are written, mind you. Some are mental. I have a wedding coming up. It's a very big piece of my "eventually" list and includes: Can we afford reservations anywhere? Am I physically up to a long drive from … Continue reading EVENTUALLY MAKES A LONG LIST – Marilyn Armstrong

BLASPHEMY! – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Blasphemy Yesterday, or really the day before, I discovered yet one more "website" set somewhere in Asia is reusing a ton of WordPress and other copyrighted material on his/her/their website. I've seen these sites before. I figure if they aren't trying to sell pornography or illegal drugs, I might as well not … Continue reading BLASPHEMY! – Marilyn Armstrong