Lake Poinsett Nostalgia

Photo Challenge Nostalgia What kinds of experiences stir emotions for the past within you? Lake Poinsett Nostalgia The word that was suggested for the one-word prompt recently was nostalgia. It was a photo challenge, but the photos I'm using here are not current. The beautiful lake named Lake Poinsett in northeastern South Dakota is where … Continue reading Lake Poinsett Nostalgia


My Winter of Discontent PHOTO CHALLENGE Seasons Share an image evocative of the weather or represent the current “season of your life” in metaphor. For those of us who reside on a area of the globe where there are four weather seasons. We should feel very blessed and fortunate. Living where there are four seasons we have … Continue reading My Winter of Discontent

Family Dinner Out

If one of your late ancestors were to come back from the dead and join you for dinner, what things about your family would this person find the most shocking? Modern Families Somebody in our family got the idea a while back that it would be just great, if we all got together and had … Continue reading Family Dinner Out

Blog or Bust

Today’s assignment: write and publish a “who I am and why I’m here” post on your blog. My first assignment posted at Blogging University, Blogging 101, is introduce myself to the world. Hello World, "My name is Leland Olson, I'm 75 years old so some of you know me well." I am, "Really glad to … Continue reading Blog or Bust

Problems Associated With Growing Old

    Laughter is one prescription that we can all afford. Tears of pain can be hard to overcome if the body is diseased as we grow older, but laughter sure helps. When most people start to grow old they usually wish they would've taken better care of their bodies when they were younger. We … Continue reading Problems Associated With Growing Old

Old Computers Or Dead Mules

I have always been the one in the family to call when something needed fixing. I was blessed or (cursed) with the ability to take stuff apart and put it back together and not have a lot of parts left over, the thing usually worked afterwards too. If you're born a tinker, it just comes … Continue reading Old Computers Or Dead Mules

Why I Started This Blog

  I have always been the active, outdoors type, two years ago my health forced me to move into a small apartment and travel in super low gear using a walker. My active outdoor life ended, over, done, no more! I want to share my outdoor life here. My wife and I are now each others caregivers. We … Continue reading Why I Started This Blog

Loyal Is A Dog

 Loyal Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Definition of LOYAL 1: unswerving in allegiance: such as a : faithful in allegiance to one's lawful sovereign or government • were loyal to the king b : faithful to a private person to whom faithfulness is due • a loyal husband c : … Continue reading Loyal Is A Dog

Fly On You Risky Rascal

Risky Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt Fly On You Risky Rascal Being a fly has many risks. "You spend a large share of your life dodging fly swatters, it actually becomes quite a sport." I did find it was easier to do all the time because all you have to … Continue reading Fly On You Risky Rascal

Going To Hell In A Handbasket

  Succumb Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Going To Hell In A Handbasket I shall not succumb to the evil forces of this world. They are not only lurking in the dark alleys they control the brightest lit streets and Broadway plays. Evil has taken over most of the entertainment … Continue reading Going To Hell In A Handbasket

PEARL HARBOR “ANOTHER LOOK” /zS8HWFWaqa4> WW II PEARL HARBOR ATTACK There have been many movies and docudramas depicting the Pearl Harbor attack December 7, 1941...”A Day That Will Live In Infamy”…!!! Most of the films, particularly the ones supposedly based on fact, showed short quips of a couple of P-40 pilots getting airborne and shooting down Jap planes.  But I, for one, … Continue reading PEARL HARBOR “ANOTHER LOOK”

Popular or Prudent

Popular Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Popular or Prudent The popular thing to do most of the time is to take the easy unknown road, it is about 6 Lanes wide, bumper to bumper traffic, speed is no problem. The prudent road is under construction in places, it has a … Continue reading Popular or Prudent

Irrelevant Politicians

    DAILY PROMPT Irrelevant Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Irrelevant Politicians The do-nothing politicians always seem to be slightly behind the curve. They see Grassroots voters as being Irrelevant, meeting in buildings such as the one at the top of this story. Grassroots voters are alive and well and … Continue reading Irrelevant Politicians

Circle Dancing Roosters

 Circle Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt Circle Dancing Roosters Rooster chickens became a topic of the conversation recently. My older sister had a bond or fondness, some type of closeness to rooster chickens. Her daughter said,"Mom even had one stuffed by a taxidermist in her house." I think some of … Continue reading Circle Dancing Roosters

Economics By The Crumb

Crumb Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Economics By The Crumb A crumb is what is left for the lowly working man in our Great Society. A crumb is what is left after Political Interests, use their self-designed trickle-down economics. The total wealth is filtered down through a special investment machine. … Continue reading Economics By The Crumb