Questions Slated For The After Life, or, Why All Boxelder Beetles Should DIE

Questions Slated For The After Life, or, Why All Boxelder Beetles Should DIE

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/questions-slated-life-boxelder-beetles-should-die/Follow Boxelder Beetles invade Witt’s End every few seasons. They are the most unnecessary and repulsive of bugs. (Their scientific name is Boisea trivittata. They are of the Order of True Bugs. Google it if you must, though

Blunt-Edged Magic

Blunt-Edged Magic

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/blunt-edged-magic/Follow This is Blunt-Edged Magic. (two pages) I continue writing stuff no one will ever read. Words stretching into sentences stretching into paragraphs and on. Building page after page till I’ve created – what? I dunno. You see:

Thoughts On Recovering From Pneumonia

Thoughts On Recovering From Pneumonia

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/thoughts-on-recovering-from-pneumonia/Follow   A Day Spent Recovering From Pneumonia: Call doctor office for various med refills. Load and start dishwashers. (N.B. That last bit is surprisingly important. Place yellow sticky note informing myself of such on fridge.) Take Rory and friend to

Life With Five Dogs

Life With Five Dogs

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/life-with-five-dogs/Follow This dog is in heat again. How is this even possible? (Answer have I none.) This is how our day goes: She whines. I ask someone to take her out. She goes out, comes back in, whines

Daybook September 21

Daybook September 21

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/daybook-september-21/Follow Daybook: For Today, September 21, 2017                 Looking out my window It is my favorite kind of weather: rainy and overcast. Autumn has arrived early (I hope it stays a

Mothering: In Between The Spaces

Mothering: In Between The Spaces

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/mothering-in-between-the-spaces/Follow In Between The Spaces, images which only I can see move. They flutter and reel, undulating like those hills over there, rolling out of sight while I strain my eyes. Painful trying to catch one more glimpse. One

Keeping Track Of What I’m Not Buying

Keeping Track Of What I’m Not Buying

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/keeping-track-im-not-buying/Follow  Keeping Track of What I’m Not Buying Two Three Pages: I require more lives. Unfortunately those four words bring to mind a (quite vivid) image of Renfield In Dracula; gobbling spiders and flies, attempting to wend their

Zip Lining In Four Inch Heels

Zip Lining In Four Inch Heels

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/zip-lining-in-four-inch-heels/Follow Yes, this one’s about zip lining and heels. Another of the Two (well, more or less) Pages Series. Two Three Pages Last autumn I discovered in order to go snorkeling one must first know how to swim.

That’s The Way Shit Happens

That’s The Way Shit Happens

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/thats-way-shit-happens/Follow Today my eyes look puffy and red and feel weak. (The light hurts. The monitor is burning a hole through my retinas as I write.) Today my lips are swollen and lined (along the inside) with tiny

Two Pages: Tarantulas

Two Pages: Tarantulas

Please Share 🙂http://ldbtaylor.com/writing-prompts-two-pages-tarantulas/Follow Two Pages It’s tarantula season. And though I know tarantulas are harmless creatures who actually devour other, more harmful creatures I still think they’re disgusting. Because they’re hairy (I think) and magnified. So to speak. Smaller spiders