Your Other Soundtrack (Old Post)

https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2021/04/04/coffee-3/ “What is the soundtrack of your life?”That question on the back cover of Kim Culbertson’s YA novel, “Songs For A Teenage Nomad,” refers to recorded music. But that isn’t what I’m going to blog about in this post. I’m going to talk about your OTHER soundtrack, about some of the sounds you’ve heard throughout … Continue reading Your Other Soundtrack (Old Post)

I Disagree With This Article (Old Post, Rewritten and Expanded)

https://fivedotoh.com/2021/04/04/fowc-with-fandango-disparage/https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2021/04/04/kiss/ https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2021/04/04/your-daily-word-prompt-foist-ydwordprompt-april-4-2021/ I vividly disagree with the author of this article, who claims that adults should feel embarrassed to read children's books. My reaction:"COW FLOPS!" Would the author prefer that we read pornography?Now that I would be embarrassed and ashamed to read, even if it weren't a mortal sin. If I had been able to … Continue reading I Disagree With This Article (Old Post, Rewritten and Expanded)

Post From 2010

https://fivedotoh.com/2021/03/19/fandangos-flashback-friday-march-19/ This was originally posted on an old blog of mine in 2010; it's been reposted many times since then. The First Saint I Ever Heard Of Today is the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary. People love to quote the saints, but we cannot quote St. Joseph. None of his words have been … Continue reading Post From 2010

Summer Camp and “All-Of-A-Kind Family” (Old Blog Post From 2011, Slightly Edited)

https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2021/02/26/chocolate-2/ Some of my best memories of summer camp, in 1967, are of unscheduled events. This, perhaps, is my best memory:There was a row of three senior girls' bunks. A girl from one of the bunks had a little electric teapot. Every afternoon, at rest period, we would relax on the lawn in front of … Continue reading Summer Camp and “All-Of-A-Kind Family” (Old Blog Post From 2011, Slightly Edited)