HOW DID YOU MEET YOUR MATE? – 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

WE SHOULD ALL BE PLUMBERS – 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

THE FIRES OF HELL ON EARTH – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #56 This week's question is taken from Melanie's "Share Your World" for the week. And my answer is an expansion of what I wrote on that post. The world is on fire and we will all burn. No need to wait for hell to engulf us. We merely need to wait for the … Continue reading THE FIRES OF HELL ON EARTH – Marilyn Armstrong

PROVOCATIVE? LIKE BOMBING IRAN? – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #55 It's the question of the year and this is only January. Do you feel that Donald Trump was justified in ordering a drone strike that resulted in the assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in an airstrike in Baghdad last week? Do you think Trump’s decision will … Continue reading PROVOCATIVE? LIKE BOMBING IRAN? – Marilyn Armstrong

MUSIC AND LANGUAGE, PROVOCATIVE QUESTION #53 – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #53 I need to begin this by saying that I don't think music IS a language. I agree that it is universal. It crosses over national and cultural borders. But it's music, not a language. There are some songs that are language, but it's the words that makes them a language, not the … Continue reading MUSIC AND LANGUAGE, PROVOCATIVE QUESTION #53 – Marilyn Armstrong

LOVING WORDS AND KNOWING HOW TO USE THEM – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #51 If people find typos or grammatical, punctuation, spelling, or usage errors in your posts, do you welcome having them pointed out to you, or do you resent it. As a blogger do you let people know about such mistakes or do you just let them go? There was a time when … Continue reading LOVING WORDS AND KNOWING HOW TO USE THEM – Marilyn Armstrong

ARE WE GOING TO “RUN OUT” OF CREATIVITY? – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #45 From Fandango: "Some smart people claim there is nothing new under the sun. I’m not normally one to reference the Bible, but in the Book of Ecclesiastes, the author complains frequently about the meaninglessness and monotony of life. One entire passage reads, “That which has been is what will be. That … Continue reading ARE WE GOING TO “RUN OUT” OF CREATIVITY? – Marilyn Armstrong