Happy anniversary!

2 years A Tale of a T-Rex was born as a place for me to talk about things that were going on in my life at that time.  I never saw it lasting more than a few months.  2 years and almost 300 posts later it is still going.  Things have certainly changed over the … Continue reading Happy anniversary!

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30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 12 – 2 Words/Phrases That Make You Laugh

Face it, some words or phrases just make us laugh.  Whether it's because they are so completely true, or because they are just weird, or because we are all still kindergarteners stuck in an adult body.  Language is an amusing and glorious thing. And thus today's writing challenge topic . . . Day 12 - … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 12 – 2 Words/Phrases That Make You Laugh

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 11 – Your Current Relationship Status

Irony is what today's post is built around.  You see, "day 11" of my 30 day writing challenge was yesterday, but I never got around to writing it.  I had plenty of time to write it, but alas wouldn't take the time  to actually log in to WordPress and tap out the letters to form … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 11 – Your Current Relationship Status

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 10 – A Fruit You Dislike and Why

Banana, apples, grapes (red and green), strawberries, kiwi, oranges, pineapple, cantaloupe, peaches.  No this is not my grocery list.  This is a list of fruit that I love.  I'm sure I missed some, but you get the point.  Yes, I love a tasty, chocolatey candy bar, but there is something delectable about the natural and … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 10 – A Fruit You Dislike and Why

30 Writing Challenge: Day 9 – Your Feelings On Ageism

A topic that has more meat to it that all of the other topics of this writing challenge so far.  It's one I've been thinking about all day.  Do I ever witness, or even display, this form of discrimination?  Do I even really know what it means?  Is it as obvious in the world as … Continue reading 30 Writing Challenge: Day 9 – Your Feelings On Ageism

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 8 – A Book You Love and One You Hate

Books.  A cover.  Pages.  Sentences.  Words.  A story.  Fiction Nonfiction.  Ebooks are convenient and an easy way to carry your entire bookshelf with you wherever you go.  But there is something about the weight of a book on your hands.  The scent of the new ink, or the slightly musty aroma of an older book.  … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 8 – A Book You Love and One You Hate

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 7 – What Tattoos You Have and If They Have Meaning

You sit for hours in a chair, a bare patch of your skin exposed to the constant pricking of needles as ink is placed into your body for the rest of your life.  You are honoring the memory of someone you love.  You are showing honor to the military or a group you are a … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 7 – What Tattoos You Have and If They Have Meaning

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 6 – Someone Who Fascinates You and Why

Everywhere you turn there are fascinating people doing fascinating things.  Maybe it's the patient teacher who works with special education students.  Maybe its the hospice nurse.  Maybe it's the person who led you to Christ, or the single mom that works two jobs and still finds time to play with her kids.  Or maybe it's … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 6 – Someone Who Fascinates You and Why

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 5 – A Place You Would Live, But Have Never Visited

Boise, Idaho. Fargo, North Dakota Juneau, Alaska Honolulu, Hawaii Livermore, Colorado Providence, Rhode Island Those are all places I have never visited.  Some of them I would like to visit someday.  Others, well let's just say that I won't be planning that road trip anytime soon.  I do love road trips.  I love exploring, finding … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 5 – A Place You Would Live, But Have Never Visited

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 4 – 10 Interesting Facts About Yourself

Who am I? What am I? Where am I? There are many things that going into making a person who they are.  They are made of their experiences from the past and their hopes of the future shaping who they are right now like a precious and beautiful piece of art.  How can all of … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 4 – 10 Interesting Facts About Yourself