Time – Never Enough

January 23, 2020By Laura ThompsonLife Unplugged

They say time heals, time flies, time stops, and time is what we should take before making a big decision. No matter how many ways we use our time, like trying to be early when we’re always late, we always have enough time to waste on things we say we never have time for. Time … Read More

Ghost Hunting

January 14, 2020By Laura ThompsonRandom Writing

The kids sat in the basement, watching Sponge Bob, drinking Kool-Aid and eating Doritos. Every now and then, Max, their dog, would get up from his spot on the floor, move to another spot, sniff the ground, turn around 3 times and lay down again. A commercial came on the TV. “The Spook Spectacular is … Read More

Time Ran Out (A Prompt Story)

January 2, 2020By Laura ThompsonRandom Writing

Prompts = Astronaut/wife that doesn’t notice “Honey, how many more long days do you have to work,” Jeanne asked her husband. “It seems like your assignments get longer and longer. I thought since you’re one of their top astronauts you’d got to work less, not more?” “I have a new project I’m working on, it’s … Read More

STAY CALM AND…

January 2, 2020By Laura ThompsonLife Unplugged, Random Writing

Party On. Stay Calm and Breathe. Stay Calm and see what happens. It’s the beginning of a New Year and as you can see, there hasn’t been much happening here at My Write Moment since my post last January 1 about my “Word of the Year,” FOCUS. While I may not have shared stories or … Read More

FOCUS – My 2019 Word of the Year

January 2, 2019By Laura ThompsonLife Unplugged

Happy New Year Everyone! It’s the first day of  2019… a new year to start over, to reboot, to do more, or do less. Doesn’t everyone start out the New Year with a plan for self improvement? If you are like me, that plan lasts about 2 days tops and then I am back to … Read More

Let’s Talk Turkey

November 20, 2018By Laura ThompsonLife Unplugged

It’s three days before “turkey day” otherwise known as Thanksgiving here in the US. The grocery stores are overflowing with shoppers pushing carts full of 20 pound turkeys, bags of dressing, stalks of celery and pumpkin pies. They check their lists or their phones making sure they don’t forget that ONE item that, God forbid, … Read More

God Bless America

July 1, 2018By Laura ThompsonLife Unplugged

The smell of grilled onions and brats, cinnamon mini donuts and greasy French fries hang in the humid night air. The sailor’s delight sunset has lazily disappeared into the horizon and the county fair puts on its night clothes. The atmosphere transcends from family innocence to mysterious enchantment as the blinking lights glare from concession … Read More

Music To My Ears

June 27, 2018By Laura ThompsonMusic

Music has always been a big part of my life. My earliest memories were of booming organ music at the church I attended as a young girl. We didn’t go to church regularly but somehow that type of music stuck with me throughout my life. My grandmother owned an organ and on Christmas Eve we … Read More

Flower Bed

June 22, 2018By Laura ThompsonGardening

Spring has finally sprung here in Minnesota. For the past 5 months, the only outdoor activity has been putting the garbage cans out at the end of the driveway on Tuesday nights. But once the grass reappears it seems within minutes the garden stores are open and everywhere I go there are hanging baskets of … Read More