Three Ingredients – 11: Garlic, Crepes, Soufflé

Today I’m suspending my self-imposed rules.  What rules?  Well, I promised myself that this blog would always be limited to writing related things. Next I’ve made it a general practice to use the “ingredients” in the order they are received. This time I’m moving up the ingredients from Judith in California, aka Firecook, which were … More Three Ingredients – 11: Garlic, Crepes, Soufflé

Three Things Serial: 16 – Microscope, Sewing Machine, Dog

I’m pleased to tell you that today’s three things are from a “science nerd turned quilter who lives near Bristol UK” – known to bloggers as Spockssister.  For the sake of this blog’s header (which is not at all cooperative with me) the things are sort of abbreviated.  However, in the serial I’m using them … More Three Things Serial: 16 – Microscope, Sewing Machine, Dog

Three Things Serial: 14 – Finger Waves, Shoe Horn, Cummerbund

Today’s “things” are from an innovative thinker in Albuquerque.  I think they help bring life to the story and our characters — a glimpse of their day-to-day life. Remember, if you need to catch up, the full story lives at the Three Things Serial page. Finger Waves, Shoe Horn, Cummerbund The old fire engine roared … More Three Things Serial: 14 – Finger Waves, Shoe Horn, Cummerbund

Three Things Serial: 12 – Italy, Family, Thunderstorm

This time the story is driven by three things from Michigan.  Then next time the “things” will be from the greater DC area.  I’m delighted to have gotten two sets of three during the past week.  So I’ll use the new words in the order received.  And now, episode twelve of our little 1920’s story. 12.  Italy, Family, Thunderstorm … More Three Things Serial: 12 – Italy, Family, Thunderstorm

Three Things Serial: 11 – Ice Cream, Sound, Thimble

The very first “thing” in this serial (oscillating fan) sent my mind to the 1920s, providing the time-frame of the story.  For the second episode, I took a challenge from another blog, and that gave me some information about the characters.  (That was Ballerina, Fireman, Astronaut, Movie Star).  Up until now, one thing that has been missing is where the … More Three Things Serial: 11 – Ice Cream, Sound, Thimble