Thursday, October 23, 2008


Another week... another workshop... I'm going to write on number 1 and 2
If you would like to know about 3 and 4 let me know!
The Prompts
1.) Complete the sentence "I'd walk a mile for a ________." and continue writing about it. 2.) Describe in detail a person who leaves no stone unturned.
3.) When out to lunch with co-workers, you bump into a close friend who refers to you by a nickname. Because of its unusualness, the nickname catches the interest of one of your co-workers who asks for the story behind it. Start your story with, "This may come as a surprise, but ... " and end it with, "And that's how I got the nickname (fill in the blank)."
4.) Write about an intense game of Scrabble that takes an ugly turn for the worse.
I would walk a mile for a new, sunk in, completely tricked out, jets coming from everywhere, ...
bathtub. Heck, I'd walk a marathon for one of those.
I'd walk a mile or more for my family.
I wouldn't walk a mile for a Klondike bar.
I'd walk a mile for peace and quiet. Of course, by the time I got there it wouldn't be peaceful or quiet from all the panting and complaining I'd be doing... but you can dream.
And now for a person who leaves no stone unturned.
I know so many people like this.
I'm going to generalize this I think.
I believe there is a group of people all over the planet that are just natural stone turner overs.
These people are Mamas!
What wouldn't we do for our kids! If our kids were gravely ill, we'd research and ask questions, and read, and poll, and find out, no matter what, to help our kids, no matter what their age!
If our kids needed help with bullying, abuse, or any kind of thing like that... we'd find shelter, offer shelter, call authorities, confront perpetrator etc...
If our kids find themselves going down the wrong path, we Mama's will fight, work, talk to, implore, intervene to help our babies.
When our friends or families children need help, we Mama's fight just as hard to help other Mama's out. To hand hold, provide shoulders for, cook meals for, shuttle children to and fro for, clean houses for, and just be there for our other Mama sisters.
Women are such fascinating, complex, warm, nurturing beings.
I feel so privileged to be a woman.
So, there you have it. My assignment for the week. If you love to write, won't you join me on my journey and go over to
and join in on the fun!
I promise you won't be disappointed!


  1. i love the not walking a mile for a klondike bar...neither would i. i would walk a marathon for a sunk in jetted tub though. sure would! i have an oversized tub favorite in the 4 houses i've lived in over the last 4 years (military!)...but alas no jets...

  2. I would walk a mile for a dark chocolate dove ice cream bar. I would have to walk more to burn the calories consumed though!

    You are right about mothers. And we have the power to find the right stone the first time too!

  3. I would walk a mile for Chips and Salsa. Yummy.

  4. I love your take on #2. yes we mamas/women are some pretty extraordinary creatures. Great post. And if I was desperate I would walk a mile for a klondike. The kind with the krispies in the shell MMMmmm...*droll*

  5. Hello fellow Sitsta! This is a great post! My mom would do anything for me! And I would walk a mile for too many things to mention here! hehehe

  6. I would walk a mile for most sweets... mayne not al Almond joy...unless I was desperate!

    But yes, mama's do everything for thier little ones...and not so little ones.

    great post, I enjoyed reading it!

  7. Mothers definitely have to be stone turners or else everything would be chaotic. :)

    I'm dieting so I would have to walk a mile for any kind of treat. :)

  8. Ohhh the bathtub!! How awesome would that be?? We so need to update our bathroom and I would so die to have one of those awesome tubs! :)

  9. I would walk a mile just to go home and leave this office...

    Hope you are having a great day!

  10. The Klondike bar one was in answer to that age old question...

    "What would you do for a Klondike Bar?"

  11. OK, sorry to bug you again!!!
    But you have been tagged...check my blog!

  12. So true. Most moms HAVE to be detailed and thorough when raising families. Otherwise our kids end up wearing pajamas and watching movies all day...and let's face it, those days are nice too. :)


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