Category Archives: #ThrowbackThursday

Remember writing in #tbt for May 21

Another throwback Thursday, with more writing lessons learned. What have I discovered?   I engaged Twitter a lot more than I do today.  Will I exercise that media more now?  Should I?  Am I missing something vital?  Did I get … Continue reading

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Zany end to #AtoZChallenge 2020

q q q y y y y y ? I wrote this before dinner. Just like grocery shopping, that was bad idea. My dinner, however, that was a good one.

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Travel back in time with #tbt and #AtoZChallenge

Thursdays are super scary days because of the #ThrowbackThursday or #tbt posts on your social media memories. Unfamiliar with Throwback Thursdays?  It’s a hashtag highlighting photos of anything in your past: your deceased dog Bonner when he/she was still alive; … Continue reading

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Do you remember your first time? A momentous #TBT

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”~William Shakespeare, English poet Today is a momentous Throwback Thursday: July 21, 2009 is the day of my first Facebook post. I was with my Journal Club writerfriends at … Continue reading

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TBT from a #TBT 

“I never said most of the things I said.”~Yogi Berra, American athlete Here’s a look back to 2010.  Good stuff. Sad stuff. It’s nice to know it happened.

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A fishy Easter #WeekendCoffeeShare

If we were having coffee… Wasn’t that coffee tasting fun? I know, you may not be such a Starbucks supporter, but these monthly events are now something my husband and I look forward to. So far, I’ve learned that I … Continue reading

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Marshmallow Peeps, ghosts and friendship: a #ThrowbackThursday post

I’m happy I stumbled upon the Throwback Thursday Link Party. There’s a lot of #tbt flopping out there on social media, but a lot of it is selfish. Look at me! Me me me!! It’s all about me!! People post … Continue reading

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Party On! the first weekly #ThrowbackThursday bloghop

Who wants to PARTY…!?!?! The newest blog party has hit the Internetosphere: #ThrowbackThursday Link Party. You can read all the fine print here on the Official Link Page, but I’ve summarized it below. The three co-hosts of this adventure are: —Adventures … Continue reading

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Thursday THON #tbt

“Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.”~Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian leader This was almost the ideal Throwback Thursday. Five years ago, on a Thursday as … Continue reading

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Why you should not start over in the New Year

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.”~Aristotle, Greek Philosopher I have failed my New Year’s Resolution every year. It’s not even a specific task that can be quantified, like “I will … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving #tbt memories of Mom

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”~Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Roman statesman I’ve been a Weight Watchers Lifetime member for more than 11 years, and the meeting topic for the fourth week … Continue reading

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A bittersweet #tbt

The app I downloaded, Timehop, continues to amaze me with glimpses into my past. I’m a scrapbooker, so I know a little about saving memories. But to see the immediacy, from a stranger, well, the sight is jarring. Four years … Continue reading

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A #tbt for #PSU24 day

“What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.”~Margaret Mead, American scientist As a rule, I don’t like blogpost titles that includes hashtags. It’s a sloppy shortcut to do double-duty without proper social … Continue reading

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A new app helps with #tbt

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”~Henry Ford, American businessman I discovered a new app called Timehop. At least, it’s new to me. One of my Instagram followers posted images from his app. Its … Continue reading

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Lessons of a sumo wrestler

“I learned the value of hard work by working hard,”~Margaret Mead, American scientist Back in 1998, I visited my friend, Deb, in Tokyo when she and her family lived in Japan for a few years. I climbed Mt. Fuji. I … Continue reading

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Tangling on a Thursday

What an exciting day! Christmas cards are mailed. My car turned 123,456 today just as I got off the highway. I was able to pull into a parking lot for this pic. It was raining out, so flashers on the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: the day before

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”~Stephen King, American author With two days left, I needed to make word count for my NaNoWriMo novel today. … Continue reading

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Thanks for what?

Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a different ceebration with family: here I am at the annual Detroit Lions football game. This may not be traditional, but there is no need to feel sad for me. My family lives out of town … Continue reading

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Great Lakes miniMeet: one mega experience

“Business is in itself a power.”~Garet Garrett, American journalist And today, I am powerful! I am wrapping up Day 2 of Great Lakes miniMeet in Toledo, Ohio. Being a teacher has been incredibly rewarding once again. I empowered people. One … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: hit me with your best shot!

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”~Tony Robbins, American motivational speaker That’s what I did today. I had every excuse in the world not to begin my novel: My husband surprised me with a … Continue reading

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