5 Minute Mind – Smell You Later

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. For several days, I had this mad craving for something in red wine sauce. I kept thinking coq au vin, but it wasn’t specifically that yet that red wine braised flavor. I finally broke down yesterday and made a nice dish, totally satisfying whatContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Smell You Later”

5 Minute Mind – Maybe if it’s Tangible

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. As I was finishing reading the news this morning, I thought about print4ed news. At least here in the states, it’s become almost indiscernable at times to tell the difference between factual news and trumped up rumors masquerading as such..yes, that is a purposefulContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Maybe if it’s Tangible”

5 Minute Mind – Lone Scribes

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. Reading a book a dear frind of mine bought and it’s a compilation of inspirational quotes, thoughts, and little tips for writers. One of the things i read i found quite proound, it talkede of writing lie being one of solitary confinement, and ifContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Lone Scribes”

5 Minute Mind – Giving Tuesday

Photo by Felix Koutchinski on Unsplash This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. I knew I wanted to write something about Giving Tuesday, and as I was fiddling around with the title, the word forgiving came to mind. I thought upon forgiving as a way of giving thius I am inclinedContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Giving Tuesday”

5 Minute Mind – Breadcrumb Trails

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. When you start to think abot something, do you play like SHrek and think about it as an onion. Peeling back all the layers to see what’s inside. I do this often with thoughts and ideas…or thoughts that lead to ideas or ideas thatContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Breadcrumb Trails”

5 Minute Mind – Thanks in Spanx

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. Greetings my fellow Americans. It’s that day again, when we celebrate that most american of traditions, gluttony! Time to fill up ion the turkey and trimmings, actually I prefer fixins, but i digress. Lets also not forget the green bean casserole. When I wasContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Thanks in Spanx”

5 Minute Mind – In the Form of a Question

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. Listening on the news this morning about Ken Jennings serving as interim host of Jeopardy and heard something that made me go, “Whaaaaaa”? Ken Jennings initial run on Jeopardy was….wait for it, 16 years ago! I legit had to stop and let that soakContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – In the Form of a Question”

5 Minute Mind – Like a Bowlful of Jelly

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. Stop me if you’ve heard this one…or don’t. To laugh is to let it all out rather than a sigh, use yelps and cackles. I used to, and admintedly still sometimesContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Like a Bowlful of Jelly”

Transgender Day of Rememberance

Character is power. – Booker T. Washington Our transgender family and friends who so valiantly live their truth for all to see demonstrate the power of their character. Every. Single. Day. During my Toastmasters meeting yesterday, one of the speakers discussed how racism and stereotyping had left an indelible mark. One thing he said, “HowContinue reading “Transgender Day of Rememberance”

5 Minute Mind – Old Man Moment

This is a writing sprint. Please excuse spelling and grammatical errors. I remember it like it was yesterday…well, even thought it wasn’t, it was more like 2 or so years ago. I approach the retail associate, my items are scanned and I am ready to pay. I swipe my card as usual, and receive “theContinue reading “5 Minute Mind – Old Man Moment”