Linda Lenzen Treiber's Blog (3)

A Dare in the Dark

I wonder, sometimes, how I survived my youth.

Dared to do risky things, I never wimped out of semi-dangerous gut games like:   “Who can stand closest to that freight train speeding by?”  Or:  “Dare you to swim to the end of the pier at midnight.”  Or even: “Bet you can’t get your dad’s car to go over 100 on I-95.”

It was a convertible Oldmobile with a V-8. So. No problem.

There is one dare I will never forget.

In my late teens, I dated  JC, the son of a…

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Added by Linda Lenzen Treiber on July 13, 2017 at 10:12am — 7 Comments

Making trig laugh

Note: I mopped up the tears and went grocery shopping yesterday. Winn Dixie, of course. When I finished loading my car, I heard a cheery baritone voice behind me say, "I'll just take that cart, thank you." I turned around and the man standing there could've been trig's twin. I froze. And two big tears rolled down my face. Alarmed, the man said, "Are you ok?"



"Now I am."








Open Salon EDITOR’S PICK APRIL…

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Added by Linda Lenzen Treiber on July 11, 2017 at 8:07am — 7 Comments

June Cleaver ~ A Congressman Gets Served

Suburban Washington D.C. Present. The scene is an upscale modern living room/dining room open floor plan. Sparsely furnished, glass and steel. The table is set elegantly with crystal, silver, china, candles and a tropical flower arrangement. An elaborate wide screen TV/stereo/computer array dominates one end of the room. There’s a bar pass-through to the kitchen lined with glistening wine goblets hung upside down. Everything is sparkling, immaculate and in…

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Added by Linda Lenzen Treiber on July 27, 2013 at 6:59am — 5 Comments

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