Category: Weekend Assignment

Weekend Assignment: Rewind to #313

I’ve had a crappy sort of a day and have nothing positive to contribute to the conversation.  I’ve decided that when I have nothing positive to add to the conversation that I shall go to the backlog of Weekend Assignment topics – from before… Continue Reading “Weekend Assignment: Rewind to #313”

The Wrath of…Someone

Weekend Assignment #324: America 2062 Next Tuesday is my birthday, I am not quite 50 yet, but when I was a little girl I liked to sit and imagine what the world, more specifically, America, would be like when I reached 50! Having nearly… Continue Reading “The Wrath of…Someone”

Play Time Travel

Weekend Assignment #323: Vacation Time Look out – here comes summer! Kids are out of school, community pools and seasonal ice cream stands are open, and temperatures north of the Equator are on the rise. Summer is traditionally the time for families to go… Continue Reading “Play Time Travel”

The Product of My Affection

Weekend Assignment #322: Product Placement Okay, let’s shift gears to something very commonplace. Product Placement. We all have a certain product in our lives we simply couldn’t live without. Tell us about your favorite product. How long have you used it? Why is it… Continue Reading “The Product of My Affection”

A Dollar Per Week Assignment #321: Where’s Your Buggy Whip? We sometimes hear the expression, “XXX has gone the way of the buggy whip.” In other words, technology and society have moved on, and something that was once commonplace barely exists anymore because it’s no longer needed.… Continue Reading “A Dollar Per Week”

Judging Justices

Weekend Assignment #320: The SCOTUS Choice Recently, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced that he will retire, at the end of his term, later this year, leaving the position open to be filled by President Obama. As you know, Obama has chosen Elena… Continue Reading “Judging Justices”

Seeing it Live

Weekend Assignment #319: The Play’s The Thing. Nowadays we get most of our comedy and drama from television, from movies and even from internet downloads. Perhaps we sometimes forget that all of these evolved from a much older art form, the stage play. Do you… Continue Reading “Seeing it Live”

How Big is Your Late Fee?

Weekend Assignment #318: Library Books Recently, it was discovered that George Washington had forgotten to return some books he had checked out of his local library. They were only 221 years late, mind you, but late all the same. How about you? Have you… Continue Reading “How Big is Your Late Fee?”

Face Time

Weekend Assignment #317: Merry MeetingsPeople used to socialize with each other on street corners, at cocktail parties, at club meetings, and in a later era, at shopping malls. These days, however, we seem to do most of our socializing online. Where do you go… Continue Reading “Face Time”

Talking Poetry (sort of)

It seems I like to get my homework done early… Weekend Assignment #316: National Poetry MonthAs April wraps up, let’s not let it get away without celebrating National Poetry Month. For this assignment, please share with us something about poetry. Tell us about your… Continue Reading “Talking Poetry (sort of)”