Tag: Wordpress

Bloom

  In 2010, my first year of blogging on Red’s Wrap, I got two likes. The next year, 2011, saw a big increase to three likes. So this fabulously successful blog got five likes over the space of two years. That may have been five… Continue Reading “Bloom”

When Peaches Aren’t Ripe: 5 Ways Youth Disappointed Me

We give youth everything. We give them looks. We give them brains. We give them energy. We give them political power. And then we sit aside and envy. Oh. If we were young, we’d be beautiful and so brilliant, incandescent in our energy and… Continue Reading “When Peaches Aren’t Ripe: 5 Ways Youth Disappointed Me”

Gifted

  After years being on the outside looking in, my view changed to this. __________ #1 in a series of 10 for Developing Your Eye I,  Blogging U’s Photography Course, responding to the prompt: home

Siblings

Ten thousand small swings Til the count was lost to us One time will be last   _______________ In response to The Daily Post: Countless

Endurance

Patched places layer Hidden only to the bricks Wall lives as before     ________ The Daily Post: Brick

Riding High on Hope

Here are eight things that give me hope: I went in the garage this afternoon and saw my bike in all its clunky silver and pink glory locked to the door of an old refrigerator and it made me feel like I did when I was… Continue Reading “Riding High on Hope”

Note to New Bloggers: What to Write About

Comparison is both the fuel and the death of creativity. Knowing that, I read just a few other blogs. Not all of them are terrific but they all have something unique. Artwork, humor, insight, style. Comparing my blog to theirs and to others highlighted… Continue Reading “Note to New Bloggers: What to Write About”

A Row of Twenty Trumpets

What one thing am I good at? Why stop at one thing? I can think of twenty things I’m good at. I’m good at… Writing things fast. Making decisions with lifelong consequences in minutes. Convincing people to drive down dirt roads. Signing up for… Continue Reading “A Row of Twenty Trumpets”

Keep Your Junk in the Drawer

Even gritty blogs need to have some class. I know this because I have a fairly gritty blog where I’ve said some hard, rough things about my life and life around me. And occasionally, I’ve taken junk out of the drawer that should have… Continue Reading “Keep Your Junk in the Drawer”

Avian

It wasn’t this sky but one like it, nearly cloudless in a different way, the water its own color of Lake Superior blue and calm in a masquerade that invites cowards to dream of long distance swimming, going all the way from here to… Continue Reading “Avian”

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