First things first on Sundays. Once awake and with my feet under me, I prepare breakfast. It’s simple and quick. I have other tasks to do before leaving for church. This Sunday is special as it’s musical from beginning to end. At church, we expect the sounds of our Children’s Choir. Hearing these […]
Ever Tire of Feeling Too Busy? As a full-time legal secretary, wife, and mom, I felt busy. I longed for the days of retirement. People said when they retired there was never enough time for all they wanted to do. How could it be? Now I know. With retirement in our lives for a […]
What if you woke up one day, living with a family member who had changed into an entirely different person? What if she were an older sibling you had always admired and strived to be like? And what if you were an insecure preteen when it all started? What would that do to your life?
Who better to look to for quotes on writing than well-known writers. A fan of quotations of any kind, I’ve collected a few on the topic of writing from some of my favorite writers: E.L. Doctorow William Wordsworth Maya Angelou Anne Lamott C.S. Lewis Ernest Hemingway Louis L’amour Anne Tyler F. Scott Fitzgerald Anton Chekhov […]
Drawing on a line from the movie, The Wizard of Oz, I kept running the title for this post over and over in my head to the cadence used in this scene. No, I haven’t faced anything nearly as frightening or deadly as lions, tigers and bears in recent days. But Microsoft’s Windows 10 soured my technology tastes […]
A couple of weeks ago I was contacted in response to a nonfiction essay I submitted last year. The essay’s status fell to the bottom of my pile when 12 months passed since submission. Yet, an email popped in explaining the delay and telling me the essay on how my parents met would be published […]