80s Kid, Adulthood, Brother, Cancer, Daily Prompt, Death, Depression, Growing Up, Inspiration, Love, Wordpress

Skills That I Learned From Grief

When you're a little kid, everything seems so simple and the only thing that you need to worry about is whether to watch this cartoon or that. Of course, I do come from the age of Nintendo and Saturday Morning Cartoons. Instead of playing with an iPhone, I was outside with my brother and playing… Continue reading Skills That I Learned From Grief

80s Kid, Blogging, Cancer, Childhood, Daily Prompt, People, Shakespeare, Wordpress, Writing

Your Old Buddy Ernest.

I was born in 1982 and can remember most of the 80's as well as into the 90's. Growing up was a bit bittersweet. I started learning about how people can let you down. How some people that you thought were your friends one day could turn around the next and tell you that you… Continue reading Your Old Buddy Ernest.

80s Kid, Adulthood, Blogging, Wordpress, Writing

The Student Loan Generation

Student Loan Generation We, mostly what they call 'millennials', are from parents who told us as we grew up that to get ahead in life, you needed an education. Our parents had the right and noble train of thought. How many of these statements ring true to you? -We want you to have more. -You… Continue reading The Student Loan Generation

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDFmRETqKTs   Duckie   Watching the boy across the gym, Dancing - making my way to him. His dirty shoes and pompadour hair. We'd make quite the dancing pair. What a prom it would be with him.   © Susan Reed   I never get bored of "Pretty in Pink" and would totally love to… Continue reading Duckie

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Daily Prompt: New Sensation

Daily Prompt: New Sensation Ah, sweet youth. No matter whether you grew up sporting a fedora, penny loafers, poodle skirts, bell-bottoms, leg-warmers, skinny jeans, Madonna-inspired net shirts and rosaries, goth garb, a spikey mohawk, or even a wave that would put the Bieber to shame, you made a fashion statement, unique to you. Describe your favorite… Continue reading Daily Prompt: New Sensation

80s Kid, Back to the Future, Blogging, Nike, Shoes, Wordpress, Writing

Back to the Future’s Self-Tying “Power Laces” for 2015

Image from Back to the Future Part II   In the summer of 1985, a film was released that was described as a "rousing time-travel adventure" by Rotten Tomatoes. In the beginning, the director, Robert Zemeckis, of Back to the Future had a moment where he thought the movie would be a flop because Michael… Continue reading Back to the Future’s Self-Tying “Power Laces” for 2015

80s Kid, Blogging, Brother, Friends, Gifs, People, Random, Siblings, Wordpress

School Day: Gif Challenge

Gif Challenge wooo!   Gif Game *Every 4th gif in your folder 1. Your alarm clock goes off, you reach your hand to make the awful noise stop. What does your alarm clock look like?     2.Ugh, alarm clocks. You wake up, and you look like….     3. Breakfast is said to be… Continue reading School Day: Gif Challenge

80s Kid, Gifs, People, The Outsiders, Wordpress, Youth

The Outsiders Gif Challenge

THE OUTSIDERS GIF CHALLENGE Your 3rd gif is how you react when you move to Tulsa: Your 12th gif is you and your new friend going to the Nightly Double: Your 23rd gif is how you react when Dallas Winston starts dirty talking you at the movie: Your 7th gif is what you do when… Continue reading The Outsiders Gif Challenge

80s Kid, Adulthood, Childhood, Gifs, Harry Potter, Love, TV Shows, Wordpress, Youth

Gif Challenge (Yes, Another one!)

So, I didn't skip on any of these and....yeah...more gifs added to my folder mean a new gif challenge to see how it plays out. w00t!   Love you guys and hope you had a fantastical weekend!   xoxoxoxox   Susan     Use every 7 gifs. No skipping. If you run out, go back… Continue reading Gif Challenge (Yes, Another one!)

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My addiction to these is only growing....oy vey...   GIF CHALLENGE: LIFE AS A MOVIE Opening Credits (8th Gif): Waking Up (41st Gif): The Everyday HumDrum (6th Gif): Falling In Love (18th Gif): You in a Fight (54th Gif): You in a Break Up (10th Gif): Your Drunken State (61st Gif): Failing to Win Him… Continue reading GIF CHALLENGE: LIFE AS A MOVIE