FORGIVE ME LEST I NEVER SLEEP AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Forgive I didn't sleep at all last night. I don't mean I slept restlessly. I mean I was awake the entire night. It was a variety of physical issues. As soon as I got one problem settled down, another popped up. There are nights like this. Fortunately, not often. Back in the … Continue reading FORGIVE ME LEST I NEVER SLEEP AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong

MY DAY: THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE RIDICULOUS – Marilyn Armstrong

So I looked at last year's stats and realized I did well, stat wise. And I also posted more than 600 MORE pieces than I did in any previous year. That explains a lot of why I feel so pressured. I understand there seems to be some kind of race to see who can post … Continue reading MY DAY: THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE RIDICULOUS – Marilyn Armstrong

FLUMMOXED AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong

Flummoxed by Life, Rain, and Dawgz It's a great literary word and I love what it means. To be completely (pardon the expression) bamboozled. Stunned. Lost in the complexity. Wandering mentally aimless. Made mentally woolly by the ghosts of the past. ''Naked and alone we came into exile,'' Thomas Wolfe wrote. ''In her dark womb … Continue reading FLUMMOXED AGAIN – Marilyn Armstrong

RUINED BY RETIREMENT – Marilyn Armstrong

Not all bad dreams are nightmares. I have dreams which are bad because they're too close to reality for psychic comfort. First up in last night's doubleheader, I dreamed I urgently needed a shower. Okay, fine, soon as I get up, I promised my unconscious. Sheesh. It's not that bad ... is it? The next round of REM sleep … Continue reading RUINED BY RETIREMENT – Marilyn Armstrong