Let’s Talk by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Here are twenty-five fun questions I picked up from blogger Amaan Khan. I triple dog dare you to answer these, either on your own blog or in the comments field. My answers are below. *** Q1: Do you have any pets? A: No, although I like cats and dogs, after being my late husband Bill's … Continue reading Let’s Talk by Abbie Johnson Taylor


Season’s Greetings 2017

This post is by me, Abbie Johnson Taylor   I hope this finds you well, having had a great year. Mine has been pretty quiet.   In January of 2017, I spent a week in Florida with my brother and his family. It was a little chilly, so we didn’t spend a lot of time … Continue reading Season’s Greetings 2017

A Thanksgiving Song

I'm Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Here’s a little ditty I wrote and posted in 2015 that I’m re-blogging. Years ago when my grandmother was alive, I enjoyed walking to her house, even as an adult. Now, our town boasts a series of connected cement walkways that would have provided a … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Song

Weel, Wha’d a ken’tit?

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Weel, Wha’d a ken'tit? - Well, who would have known that? I'm always touting my Scottish heritage and today is yet another of those days! Hallowe'en is over. Done and dusted, costumes stored away for another time...and anyway, I've done Scottish Halloween blog posts before, so here are a … Continue reading Weel, Wha’d a ken’tit?

How I Coped with Summer

I'm Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.     Now that fall has come, I reflect back to “those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer,” and as the song says, I wish we could just stay in that season. Like most, this past summer went by way too fast. It wasn’t as long … Continue reading How I Coped with Summer

Reading Life

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   Thanks to StephJ for inspiring this. Since I love to read as much as I love to write, here are my answers to some questions about how I read. *** Do you have a specific place for reading? Because of my visual impairment, I prefer listening to … Continue reading Reading Life

Barfing on the High Seas

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   One morning years ago at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Los Angeles, while most of my extended family was gathered for my uncle’s wedding, we were sitting around the pool, discussing what we would do that day. The men wanted to go sailing, and the women wanted to … Continue reading Barfing on the High Seas

I Said No to Hemingway

      Posted by Kathy Waller   Last weekend, I wrote a post about cows. It ran to over 1100 words, and I hadn't covered even half of the cows I'd planned to. Furthermore, it was silly. I scrapped it. Today I started a post in which I intended to compare a book by artist-author Shel Silverstein … Continue reading I Said No to Hemingway

The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Have you ever been to a circus, watched an aerialist, and wondered how they did it or thought, oh boy, I’m glad I’m not doing that. Well, believe it or not, my late husband Bill, after suffering two strokes that paralyzed his left side, flew through the air three days a week during the six years … Continue reading The Man on the Flying Trapeze