Tag: cars

When I Want to Run Away, I Drive Off In My Car

Today’s Daily Prompt from The Daily Post is “Can’t Drive 55.” It reads: “Take the third line of the last song you heard, make it your post title, and write for a maximum of 15 minutes. GO!” You can see the prompt and other responses here. Well, there is my line up on the title … Continue reading When I Want to Run Away, I Drive Off In My Car


The Bechdel Test

My friend and writing partner, Angela, knows lots of stuff in general, but especially about writing. In our writing partnership, I consider her the brains of the operation, while I am just the barfer. I can cough up pages, but she's the one who cleans the barf, so to speak. Her ability is the result … Continue reading The Bechdel Test

Pimp My Van, circa 1978

During my childhood years, my father loved to purchase big ticket, unexpected and unrequested items without my mother's approval. I think he liked to surprise us. Either that, or he was afraid Mom would nix his "great ideas" before he had a chance to execute his plans. For instance, the morning of one of my … Continue reading Pimp My Van, circa 1978