• OctPoWriMo,  Poetry

    Once Upon a Time There Was Silence

      Good morning (I say as I yawn and stretch). The kids are off to school, I have my cup of tea, and I’m ready to get on with the day. So, what is in the plans? Not a lot, hopefully. It’s Thursday and, with any luck, I can get some work done before the Tornado wakes up and takes over. One thing checked off the to-do list is my response to today’s challenge, which as you might have guessed by the pic and title, is “Once Upon A Time”. I like this one. I love fairy tales, but my favorites were never Cinderella, Snow White, etc. Other than Sleeping…

  • books,  celebrities,  Movies,  Thoughts

    Wednesday Ramblings

    I thought I’d give a little update about the goings-on here at Chez Lunatic since it’s actually been some time since I’ve posted much of anything really. I don’t know why traveling takes something out of you but it does, and last week was spent trying to catch up with things I’d missed here at home. My down-time I spent catching up on some reading and movies that I’d missed. I managed to finish three books: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, and Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding. I also watched The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (actually I…