Barbara J Iversen, also known as Babs Iverson, lives in Texas and loves her grandkids to the moon and back. After writing one story, she found that writing has many benefits especially during a pandemic and a Texas-size Arctic Blast.
May 5, 2022 Dear Mother, Are you sitting down? If not, please take this opportunity to have a seat. Today, I was out running errands. Impulsively, for a nanosecond, I thought about sending you a card. Seeing thousands of cards on display, the stores were bursting with lovely adorable pink cards of all sizes that had beautiful sentimental verses, inflated heart-shaped balloons, and brilliant sweet-smelling flowers for Sunday's celebration of Mother's Day.
MASTERING THE SHAKESPEAREAN SONNET
If you tell yourself that you can't write a sonnet as well as the William Shakespear, guess what? You are probably correct! However, that should not STOP you from writing a Shakespearean sonnet that is also known as an Elizabethan or English sonnet.
A DISNEY WORLD HOLIDAY
Unbelievable! This coming December, it will be eleven years. Where has the time gone? Why it only feels like yesterday. Back then, seven of us, three women and four kids traveled by van from the DFW area to Orlando, Florida for a Christmas holiday. It's a holiday trip that we will always treasure and remember.
THE BAKER'S SECRET
April 1912 "Ye have two days to stow the provisions and make ready before leaving port, mates," ordered Chief Charlie. At age thirty-one, Charlie was promoted to the chief baker position for the RMS Titanic with a complete staff under him. Having worked for White Star Line's other ships and having twenty years of experience, he was an obvious choice.
With the Delta plane landing right on time, we excitedly arrived in Rome. On Thanksgiving Day, we were at the Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport. No problems going through customs. We didn't have any trouble locating the charter bus. Once seated on the charter bus, our wait almost became almost unbearable.