Saturday Stuff

Lost Without Her

“Mother,” Sylvia sat gingerly on the bed. “I have a question. And before you say no, hear me out, okay?”

She cleared her throat. “I know I said I would never do it again, but I’ve …” she paused and took a breath. “… met someone. He’s very kind and really smart,” she hurriedly added. She sighed before continuing. “Mother, may I …”

“Sylvia,” a voice interrupted from the doorway. “You know mother is dead, right?”

Sylvia glared at her sister before leaning closer to her mother’s picture. She whispered conspiratorially, “don’t listen to her, she’s crazy. I know you can hear me.”





Write up to 100 words, fact or fiction….

This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in italics.


One of the Lessons of 9-11 is That Evil is Real and So is Courage

George W. Bush Flight 93 Memorial Speech, September 10, 2011

And may I just point out … do you see how Bush ignores the teleprompters entirely and sticks to reading his speech old school style? Do you see how he looks up from his speech and looks out at the crowd with kindness and compassion? Do you hear how he speaks TO the audience and not AT the audience?

This is what makes a great public speaker.

Obama does none of these things. When he speaks, his nose is up in the air, he’s focused on the teleprompters and he rarely looks at the people he’s addressing. The rare times he looks at the audience, his demeanor is defiant and arrogant.

It’s insulting.

I just wanted to bring this to your attention. Let’s make sure our next president is FOR the people and not AGAINST the people.


And one last thing, NEVER FORGET September 11, 2001.

NEVER FORGET that evil is real.