A Writer’s Year in Review – 2019

     In 2019, many of my author friends have made a collage snapshot of all the publications in which their writings have appeared during the year. Many of these pictorial displays are quite impressive and have caused me to explore my own, less than impressive, writing year.      My year began with ghostwriting for several freelance writing … More A Writer’s Year in Review – 2019

The Unpainted Fingernail and Other Thoughts.. maybe

As a young lady, I was always self-conscious of my hands – especially when I played the piano. Rather than dainty, feminine hands that gracefully danced upon the piano’s keyboard, my hands looked like those of a field-hand. Protruding knuckles on the muscled-up fingers, these square hands have worked hard over the years – sewing … More The Unpainted Fingernail and Other Thoughts.. maybe

Summer 2019

     I was reading Stephen King’s “On Writing” and one of his anecdotes had to do with the dreaded writing assignment, How I Spent My Summer. Stephen chose to break tradition and not assign the worn-out theme to his class. This started me thinking about how often, or not, I was assigned that theme. … More Summer 2019

My Geosentience

          If I were wealthy, one of the first adjustments in my life would be to change my residence. I would buy a modest home in New Zealand and live there during fall and winter months – May through August. I would also buy a modest home in Alberta, Canada and … More My Geosentience

Cutting the Cable

We have been with our cable company for thirteen years. They have provided our landline phone, cable t.v., and internet with less than stellar performance. We have wanted to switch to another provider, but due to FCC regulations, the company that provides service to areas only a mile away from us is not able to … More Cutting the Cable