BLOGanuary – #14 Fave MODE of Travel?

by Jackie Houchin WordPress.com, BLOGanuary asks today, January 14th, What is your favorite mode of travel? My fave mode of travel (as well as my favorite super-power if I could have one) is FLYING!    I LOVE to fly. As a young girl, I thought I COULD fly if I just closed my eyes, stood on…

#BLOGanuary – #13 – Do With a BILLION BUCKS?

by Jackie Houchin For  #BLOGanuary 13th, wordpress asks What I would do with a BILLION US dollars if I had them. First thought? – Pay my utilitiy bills. (All raised more, much more, than our meager raise in Social Security.)  SoCalGas Company = more than 35% more than last month with the SAME usage.  Sheesh!…

#BLOGANUARY – #12 Challenging Chores

by Jackie Houchin Today, on #Bloganuary, WordPress.com asks, “What chore do you find the most challenging to do?” Chore? Hmmm. I think after 59 years of marriage, the most challenging thing I have to do is to…come up with a meal for dinner. Every. Single. Night. What can I fix tonight?” I say to myself…

BLOGanuary – #8: Far Back on the Family Tree

A BLOGanary question answered by Jackie (Love) Houchin   “How far back in your FAMILY TREE can you go?” asks WordPress.com today. Well, let’s see. My family tree goes back to Adam and Eve…for sure back to Noah and his wife. (Don’t we all?)  After that, it gets a bit muddled. But in a nearer…

BLOGanuary – #7 Rain

by Jackie Houchin   “Rain, rain, go away Come again, some other day…” No! No! Wait! Please stay! Do stay another day.   Rain, I love you! Dripping, soaking, greening. Yes, I love you. Sheeting, sparkling, gleaming.   I love you! Yes, with thunder and lightning. Even love you. Dark, gloomy, and frightening.   Misty…

July #WordPrompt – PLAY

by Jackie Houchin For July the WordPress monthly #WordPrompt is PLAY.  Bloggers are to use the prompts as starting points for whatever they want to create to publish a new post. Here’s mine. Many things come to mind when we see the word PLAY.  A person can play games, play instruments, act in a play, play the…