Sunday, July 14, 2013

Old School Blogging: The Crazy Five Edition

Five Things I Have A Passion For

  1. Family
  2. Happiness
  3. Reading
  4. Eating
  5. Planning...anything

Five Things I Would Like To Do Before I Die

  1. Sell my house, buy an RV and travel this wonderful, beautiful, amazing United States we are fortunate enough to call home.
  2. Plan a family reunion for the entire extended family, either here or in Italy or England.  
  3. See my two boys, their wives to be and grandson live to their full potential and experience all the joy and happiness life can bring.
  4. Write and publish a book.  
  5. Finally lose the extra 25 pounds I've been carrying for far too long.

Five Things I Say A Lot

  1. I love you too, honey.
  2. I'll be right with you.
  3. For goodness sake.
  4. What did you say?
  5. Alright...

Five Books And/Or Magazines I Have Read Lately

  1. Bag of Bones  ~ Stephen King
  2. O Magazine
  3. Lucky Magazine
  4. Still Alice  ~ Lisa Genova
  5. The Killing Kind  ~ John Connolly

Five Favorite Movies (Maybe You've Seen Them Five Times?)

  1. Edward Scissorhands
  2. Grease (couldn't get enough of it, back in the day)
  3. Some Like it Hot
  4. Over the Edge
  5. The Shawshank Redemption

Five Places  I Would Love To Travel To

  1. Italy, again, but this time as an adult.
  2. Ireland.
  3. Washington D.C.
  4. England.
  5. Oregon.

Five People I Invite To Do This Meme

  1. Ellen  ~ Badwordmama
  2. Kathy  ~ Glassorocks
  3. ?
  4. ?
  5. ?

I had fun creating my lists of Five for this Old School Blogging Post.  

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Five Sentence Fiction - Flight

Flight of Fancy


Like clockwork the annual sweepstakes entry arrived today.

Chock full of hopes and dreams achievable with one lucky draw.

I've seen the commercials.

The prize patrol arrives knocking on your door delivering a rose and balloon bouquet along with your     over-sized check for millions of dollars.

No purchase necessary.


What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.
This week: FLIGHT