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Terry Maggert
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I write things my wife would prefer I not do.
I write things my wife would prefer I not do.

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I began the Spring Pre-Running Diet. I will fist fight for: pizza, cheese, spicy tuna sushi rolls, cheeseburgers, fried anything, milkshakes, ice cream, pie, waffles, or cake. I will also, at the minimum, wrestle for pancakes, steak, eggs with actual…

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Do you know who you are? What’s your genealogy? Who are your people? Where did your family originate? Do you know, or do you think you know? I write books and teach history, which is either a blessing or a curse depending on your perspective. In the case…

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Cancer– the scourge of our lifetime– took Dr. Lloyd Elliott this week. He was fifty, he was our family veterinarian, and he was a rare individual. My wife and I love our animals. We regard our relationship with them as a kind of covenant, and Dr. Elliott…

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It’s hard to be royal. Being a queen means not belonging to yourself, I think. After studying royalty for years, I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s a job one should consider carefully before taking the crown. Crowns are heavy, and they have a way of…

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We have five dogs of various breeds. All love to bark. Barking is their favorite thing, other than sleeping, but barking has to take place in strategically placed time zones in order to maximize its effectiveness. To wit: Barking before 7:00AM?…

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I’ve got three species of vampires, ranging from sexy to, well, gross. In history, each culture has their own version, and it’s here that I found my playground from which to draw ideas for how I’d approach the beasties. Vampires, like Christian Grey,…

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I’m on this stupid health and exercise kick, and it means giving up things like pie and cake for a while. As a man of a certain age, I have certain fears, which include (but are not limited to): Pleated khakis. Losing my hair. Belly. A larger belly.…

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I’m on a super complicated diet this Spring. It’s mostly eggs, hot sauce, and eggs. Regardless, I’m asking the internet and my bookfriends if you have any recipes pertaining to the following food items: Eggs. Veggies, preferably a huge amount. I’m also…

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I’ve cracked the code, people. I have the power. Sexy time? I own it. Lovemaking? Booty Call? Drive By Quickie? Check, check, and mate. Fellow writers, pay attention. This is my gift to you. Dear readers, use this information as you see fit. *Cracks…

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10:12 AM Bride asks, “Can you pick up fried rice for my lunch? They don’t open until 11. Can you find something to do until then?” Me: “Have we met?” What transpires next is as follows: Gas station. One conversation, fill up, move on. 12 minutes. Ace…
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