I am home from a mini-vacation of three days at the beach. We took a trip to celebrate twenty years of marriage, and my birthday
Here we are, can you believe it, going into September. Where does the time go? I’m still reading Carl Sandburg’s big book of Abraham Lincoln.
Music can be a powerful mood changer. I’m all for listening to something that makes you feel good, or better, makes you turn that frown
Do you ever let yourself daydream the most fantastical daydream you can possibly imagine for your life? Some people don’t daydream like that. Others will
There is still good in the world. There is still beauty. TS
This isn’t what I was going to write about today. I was going to write about dreams, about thinking positive, being happy, and dreaming bigger.
I’ve re-started a Tumblr page, and I’ve created a companion page to this page. The goal is, to keep what is good, to focus on
I’ve been tempted to log back on to twitter, to save my account before the thirty days is up. I’ve resisted that temptation. I’ve
I am off twitter once and for all and for good. (Only took how many tries?) They just changed their format anyway and, I wasn’t
Here’s a quote from the book “Illusions”, by Richard Bach… “In the path of our happiness shall we find the learning for which we have
Anyone else here a book-a-holic? Show of hands? First of all, I was going to quit all this and I didn’t and I said I
The rain has been seemingly incessant. It was ingrained in me throughout my youth not to be a “complainer.” However, seeing as how I am
Because, throughout the world, the needs, and wants, of the people in the towns and the suburbs, are not the same as those of the
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.
I’ve been exceptionally busy lately with no end to that in sight. I haven’t done any writing or editing in at least a week. So
If you’re looking for me on facebook, I am not there. I took my leave of it a couple of days ago. I will say
I took about a two-week break from working on anything at all writing wise and that was about as much of a break from writing
One of the most wonderful things within the many fine and good examples that Bruce Lee left us with, is his example of inclusiveness.
I’ve worked hard the last couple of years to get some books published, I’m thinking of them as there were “the first five,” and now
The year is 1762. Maybelline Raven is waiting patiently along the banks of the Mississippi River for the return of her husband so they may
I’ve been doing some serious thinking about the world lately. Can you hear the quiet? This serious thinking isn’t a new thing for me. This
This statue, this sculpture, this piece of art, is how I feel, today, at forty-seven and a half years old. I don’t recall where I
Unlimited You know what a woman wants? A badass son of a bitch who can make the trip and still treat her like the most
Remember the “family vacation?” Not the high-end, modern, version so often depicted in television and films, matching luggage and airplanes, but the old-school,