Life in progress


#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 16th, and One-Liner Wednesday

Dedication: “Can I get you anything at all? A piece of toast? Coffee? Tea?” Offers to me from nurses in the emergency room and while I sat in Alex’s room in the hospital. To all the nurses out there who … Continue reading


#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 9th, and One-Liner Wednesday

I have a lady in a puffy sleeveless dress and a spiffy hat, made unintentionally from a poorly peeled-off sticker, on the side of my recycling box. Here are the general rules to follow for Just Jot it January: 1. … Continue reading


#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 2nd, and One-Liner Wednesday

I’m not sure how I managed to forget I took this photo with all the updates I’ve done recently on Alex’s health. Good news is our first full day back from the hospital was uneventful. Things are definitely looking up … Continue reading


One-Liner Wednesday – So Sorry!

I totally forgot to schedule One-Liner Wednesday last night! And now I think Alex has whooping cough. Our Christmas was good, though. How was yours? If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner … Continue reading


One-Liner Wednesday – More appliance humor

Conversation between me and my oldest son … Me: Are you going to eat supper with me tonight? Son: No, I’m already unthawing some sausages. Me: You know “unthawing” means freezing, right? Son: … Me: That’s it. From now on … Continue reading


One-Liner Wednesday – It’s a Friendly Appliance

Every time I broil something on maximum in my oven, I’m overwhelmed with the urge to say “hello” to it. *photo shows oven on “hi.” If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner … Continue reading


One-Liner Wednesday – Meeeoow! 🐱

Research mishaps: Looking up recovery times for anesthetized cats, one of Google’s suggestions was, “Is it dangerous to sedate a cat?” I read, “Is it dangerous to seduce a cat?” Answer: depends on its mood. 🤣 If you would like … Continue reading


One-Liner Wednesday – Share The Road!

These signs that say “Share the Road (with bicycles)” recently went up in the middle of some of the streets in my neighbourhood. What they should say is “Share the Road with Bicycles except where these stupid signs are because … Continue reading