Category Archives: Writing

Grow Up!

Grow up! My name was Uncle Itch. I believe that it came about from the fact that my nieces and nephews at a very young age preferred to call me that rather than Uncle H. The name stuck with me … Continue reading

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A to Z Blog Challenge Reflection 2017

       A to Z Blog Challenge – Reflection (What if…?) This is my second year doing the A to Z Blog Challenge. I will admit that this year was harder than last year. Last year’s theme I chose was Life’s … Continue reading

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Z – Zoom, Zoom

What if we could Zoom-in to things with just our eyes? There are times when I’m trying to take a picture of some wildlife that I don’t get the shot because the animal moves away before I can get set-up, … Continue reading

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Y – To be young again!

What if we could stay young? If you go to St. Augustine, Florida you can visit Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth (https://goo.gl/pzgaZ6). The story behind Ponce de Leon’s search for the fountain of youth has never been proven. But … Continue reading

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X – Need an X-ray? Hold that thought.

What if X-rays could also show our emotions and thoughts? We break a bone, bump our head, or have back trouble, and the doctor orders an x-ray. In some cases when answers can’t be found an MRI is also ordered. … Continue reading

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W – What’s Wrong? Let me check my list.

What if all our wrongs were being recorded? There is a folktale that talks about the carrying of our troubles and our blessings on our shoulders (https://goo.gl/N9rMJI). The gist of the story is that we carry these things with us … Continue reading

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V – Time for an update – Welcome to Version 3.0.

What if we are only Version 2.0? I’m a computer user. My personal preference is Apple. I started with an Apple //e running Apple DOS 3.3 (Operating System) which finally upgraded to ProDOS before I moved on to Macintosh computers. … Continue reading

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U – Just press “Undo”

What if life had an “undo” button?  I wrote in my last blog about time travel (http://www.hdhstory.net/Storyblog/?p=896). I mentioned that I wouldn’t be interested in going back into my own timeline, except to verify some things that I did or … Continue reading

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T – Who’s got the Time?

What if we could travel through time? The concept of time travel has always fascinated me. Some of my favorite TV shows have all involved time travel, such as Doctor Who,  DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,  The Time Tunnel,     Journey Man, … Continue reading

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S – Sleep no more or less

What if sleep was needed for only a short period of time? Did you ever think about the sleep cycle babies have? They wake up constantly throughout the night, demanding to be fed, or just wanting to be held. We … Continue reading

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