The “Don’t Buy That Book” Meme

Mihaela (Mig) Lica at eWritings – Online Public Relations tagged me for the “Don’t Buy That Book Meme.” After being disappointed by a highly-hyped book, Mig asked the questions: Have You Ever Regretted Buying a Book? Why? The purpose of the meme is to help fellow bloggers avoid book buying mistakes, a laudable goal. One caveat, … Read more

Honest Scrap Award

Jean Henry Mead of A Western Historical Happening awarded me the Honest Scrap Award for “telling it like it is.” I’m a little confused about the meaning of honest scrap, but perhaps it refers to an honest “detached piece of something written or printed.” Recipients are supposed to tell ten honest (and interesting) things about themselves, so … Read more

Name This Meme

Helen Ginger at Straight from Hel tagged me for a meme that’s just for fun, a good way to start the week on a light note. 1. Your real name: Lillie 2. Your Gangsta name:(first 3 letters of real name plus izzle) Lilizzle 3. Your Detective name:(fave color and fave animal) Yellow Cat [That doesn’t sound like … Read more

Eight Random Facts

isabella mori at change therapy tagged me to share 8 random facts about myself. I’ve done several similar memes before: More Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Eight Things About My Writing and Me Eight Random Things about Lillie Seven Random Things Five Things To keep this relevant to my blog – and to come up with something … Read more

Group Writing Project: It’s Funny NOW, But Then …

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. – Lord Byron (English Poet) In a recent conversation, a friend reminded me of an incident that had been frightening when it happened but now seems hilarious. We all have those experiences that are frightening or embarrassing at the time, but, when seen through the perspective … Read more

What I Learned from My First Vacation in a Wheelchair

Robert Hruzek at Middle Zone Musings has another “What I Learned From …” Group Writing Project underway. The topic this time is vacation: Hey, even if you’ve never taken a “formal” vacation, then surely you’ve taken a little “self” time, eh? Well, that qualifies as a vacation in my book. So go for it! I’m … Read more