Long before Donald Trump introduced the term ‘fake news’ into our collective vocabulary, the internet was no stranger to shining a spotlight on just one part of the story and letting the rest of the world explode under the pressure to choose sides. Several years ago, #Dressgate captured the attention of our friends and our celebrities alike, as social media platforms… Continue reading Up or Down Cractpots?
via Daily Prompt: Impression im·pres·sion imˈpreSHən/ noun an imitation of a person or thing, especially one done to entertain. There is the old saying that you never get a second chance to make a first impression but I’m not exactly sure who we are suppose to be imitating anymore. Who are the experts these days? It seems safe… Continue reading Cractpot Celebrities
via Daily Prompt: Pursue Recently I’ve found myself grasping for inspiration. It’s not that I’m blocked exactly, in fact it’s almost the opposite. The horizon is so clear that I can see for miles, I’m just not sure what I’m suppose to be looking for. Sometimes, the best writing comes from the worst situations, but lately life… Continue reading WTF Cractpot!
Last week was March Break and let me tell you, it is one of my favourite times of the year. If you take into consideration that the school holiday happens to be one of the more expensive times to travel and add that to the fact that it’s a highly valued time to request off work due to it’s popularity, you can understand… Continue reading Teenage Cractpot
I started this blog over a year ago now. For a lot of different reason initially. I’ve always loved words. I love to read them, I love to play with them, I love their power but I also love their beauty. To use them to spin a story that inspired laughter brought the same kind of fulfillment… Continue reading Cractpot Cat Lady
T’was the weekend before Valentine’s Day, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring…but they were busy cutting, colouring and gluing over 50 homemade Valentines. Every year, after the insane rush of the holiday season, the CracTpot household starts to gets a little cocky with so much time on our hands, but luckily, February…
I know in the age of instant social media notifications it might be a little gauche to post about Halloween in November, but I was too busy experiencing it to post about it sooner, so I’m doing it now. Although I found myself dragging my feet a little bit in the decoration department I pulled… Continue reading Procrastinating Cractpot