Journal Prompt-Family History-What is the Story Behind Your Name?

What is the Story Behind Your Name? What is the story behind my name? I will tell you what I know based on my mother’s telling of how I was given my name. My first name is Kathy. The story goes that my dad wanted to name me Ronnie. I was told that Ronnie was…

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Journal Prompt-What Was Your Career Goal When You Were A Child and How Was Your Reality Different?

My career goal as a child was pure, idealistic, and full of hope. I recall so clearly my desire to be a Catholic Sister. I would daydream about following God and serving others through the sisterhood. The problem was that I was not Catholic. Where did this desire to be a Catholic Sister develop? Thinking…

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Journal Prompt-Describe Your Best Snow Day!

Journal Prompt for a Snowy Day I remember as a child growing up in Pennsylvania that we loved our snow days. My parents would prepare for snow by putting up snow fences to place the snow drifts where they wanted them. I think this made them feel some control over the impending blizzards. My dad…

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Journal Prompt-How do You Feel About Sheets? Are You a Sheet Snob?

I don’t think I was born a sheet snob, but somehow, along the way, I found that I do have sheet requirements that need to be met. When I was a kid, I did not think twice about sheets. If you ask me if I can recall how smooth and soft my childhood sheets were,…

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Divorce Diversion, Journal Prompt. What Song Has Given You Strenght in a Difficult Time?

Music has been my source of hope and strength since I can remember.  As a child, I remember singing along with the Hermans Hermits and The Monkeys for hours on end.  As I entered my teen years, I loved rock music and listened to it every chance I got. As a teen, I gave my life…

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Journal Prompt-Family History-Talk About the Story Behind Your Name

So, what is the story behind my name?  I will tell you what I know based on my mother’s telling of how I was given my name.  My first name is Kathy.  The story goes that my dad wanted to name me Ronnie.  I was told that Ronnie was a popular girl’s name in the…

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Journal Prompt-What is Your Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream? Share an Ice Cream Story.

What is my favorite flavor of ice cream?  That is a tough question because there are so many delicious flavors to choose from.  I guess my favorite flavor is chocolate, although my favorite emotional flavor is Butter Pecan.  My mom loved Butter Pecan ice cream, so when I indulge in that ice cream flavor, I…

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Journal Prompt-Do You Belive in Ghosts? Have You Ever Had an Otherworldly Experience?

The question is, do you believe in ghosts, and have you ever had an otherworldly experience?  The answer to that question is maybe and maybe.   I remember growing up and hearing other’s experiences and I too wanted to experience something beyond the norm.  My dad had a near-death experience that included finding himself swept…

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Journal Prompt-Write About A Dream You Remember and How That Dream Made You Feel

 I have lived long enough to have had thousands of dreams.  I have had my share of nightmares and also my share of fun and memorable dreams.  I can remember themes in my dreams that recur, such as being in a play with hundreds of people in attendance, and I forget my lines, and I…

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Journal Prompt- What is Your Favorite Season of the Year and Why?

The answer to this question comes to my mind immediately. I don’t even have to think twice about it. My favorite season of the year is fall.  One reason it is my favorite season is that I live in North Carolina.  The NC summers are so hot and humid that beginning in June, I start…

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