• Kika commented on the post, chalkboard 1 year ago

    Chalkboards are becoming a thing of the past. I haven’t been in a classroom in over 8 years, but I was recently in an elementary school and I saw a new gadget. Wow. Now that is something I can honestly say I would not see the end of. But yes, it’s true! I like the new chalkboards. They are cleaner.

  • Kika commented on the post, starlight 1 year ago

    There is a club in West Texas called the Starlight Ballroom. It is in Terlingua, Texas–very close to the Mexican border. Have you ever been to the Big Bend area in Texas? If you have not, it’s a must–especially if you enjoy the darkest skies.

  • Kika commented on the post, circus 1 year ago

    The circus was in town. How I wish I could go, but we were broke. That day I had to go to the store to buy eggs. As I was walking to pay I found a $20.00 bill on the grocery floor. …found money! There was no way of knowing who it belonged to. I pocketed the money, and since it was 20 years ago, I had enough money for a circus ticket,…[Read more]

  • Kika commented on the post, circus 1 year ago

    The circus was in town. I wanted to go so badly, but we were broke. That day I had to go to the grocery store to buy eggs. As I was walking out, there on the floor, was a crisp $20.00! …found money. It was 20 years ago so I had plenty of money for the circus, popcorn, and a coke.

  • Kika commented on the post, gather 1 year ago

    I gathered up all the berries that fell out of his hat. I liked the way he picked berries and filled his hat with them. But today was different. He’d fallen over in pain–grasping his chest. After the ambulance came, the berries laid scattered across the, still wet, ground.

  • Kika commented on the post, gather 1 year ago

    I gathered my thoughts. It’d been years since we’d seen each other. What would I say? How does he feel about me now? I walked out the door and headed towards the car. Thunder. That’s just what I need, I thought to myself. But then I couldn’t help but laugh. Thunder. How appropriate.