Never stay anywhere you don’t feel at home This piece of cheap art has always graced our front doorway. It is a reminder that when we get the impulse to run, we should act on it. I’m sure you can tell by the direction this blog has taken that we have been getting itchy feet. […]
Author: Camille Armantrout
Camille lives with her soul mate Bob in the back woods of central North Carolina where she hikes, gardens, cooks, and writes.
THE SAFE WAY
“Have a safe day!” the cashier said as she handed us our receipt. When we were outside on the asphalt, Bob turned to me and said, “What up with that?” What is up with that, indeed! Is this the new alternative to “Have a nice day!” or did Safeway tell their cashiers to start saying […]
Here are some examples of different levels of conversation: Communication: “I went for a walk on the beach” Small Talk: “They are already seeing humpbacked whales in Lahaina” Conversation: “I can’t wait to see my first whale breach this year.” Opinion: ” I think thrillcraft should be illegal during calving season.” Discussion: “What would happen […]
PLASTIC FARM ANIMALS
Plastic Farm Animals – what a strange name. It must mean something… Is it about plastic, farms, animals or all three? To tell the truth it is about two little girls playing treasure hunt. The younger of these pretty little girls, Amy, had written a series of notes for her older sister, Emily, to use […]