“So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.” ― Virginia Woolf The … Continue reading Women Writers’ Workshop
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and this is the poem I would send to my Valentine, my husband. Always Valentine I’ll always be the one who looks at you, And sees … Continue reading My Valentine in Heaven
Who is St Valentine? Was he a temple priest who lived in the 1400s and beheaded by Claudius II for helping Christian couples get hitched? At the time, men were … Continue reading St Valentine: The Patron of Lovers
My mornings start with a walk at 7:00 with my dog and two friends. I spend time talking about politics and family. We converse with other walkers in the park … Continue reading There is Hope When the Sun Rises
Christmas is over. You undressed your tree by taking off the ornaments and strings of lights and placing them in their designated plastic containers labeled “Christmas decorations.” You took your … Continue reading Six Ways to Celebrate the Feast of The Three Kings
“We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup.” Will Ferrell’s Buddy the Elf Seven candy cane facts or fiction? In … Continue reading Seven Candy Cane Facts or Fiction?
The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature. If some of our great decorated trees had been grown in a remote forest area with lights that came on … Continue reading 8 Facts about Christmas Trees
“So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.” ― Virginia Woolf … Continue reading Five Tips to Help You Choose a Writer’s Workshop/Retreat
“Life, within doors, has few pleasanter prospects than a neatly arranged and well-provisioned breakfast-table.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables Pizza for Breakfast? My friend Myra … Continue reading Pizza for Breakfast?
A swift streak of color, A silhouette in jade, Ultra marine! A flash of silver underneath On all will be seen. ~Margaret Wheeler Ross (1867–1953), “Spring Styles on the Desert: … Continue reading Living the Desert Life
Mary and her siblings Growing up, I did not feel the sting of prejudice. My parents and grandparents taught me to not feel inferior or subordinate to anyone. Unlike recently … Continue reading The Sting of Prejudice
Are you reading this in your pajamas? The sales of pajamas have tripled in the last five months, and the sales of business wear have decreased. Maybe you are wearing … Continue reading Trapped in the House