Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. #JustDoIt A few months ago I wrote a post about Freedom of Speech which included Roseanne Barr, Samantha Bee and of course a section on Collin Kaepernick. In light of Nike choosing to work with Kaepernick for their 30th-anniversary campaign, and people burning their sneakers … Continue reading Just Do It! Dream Crazy.
Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. Virginia Satir http://www.brainyquote.com The ocean’s waves came up, splashed around her and sprayed her face as she sat there waiting. She smiled. It was a good omen, she thought, like when the … Continue reading Each Day the Sun Rises
As I mentioned the other day, I am doing an editing course right here on WordPress called “Writing: Shaping Your Story.” I have re-worked one of my most recent stories looking for an angle to develop a unique voice in telling stories of ordinary life. Enjoy. Love who you are and what you are … Continue reading Weeds and Flowers in our Life
I like to read other bloggers stories. I truly believe the human experience is one. Often I find something in the blog that resonates with my spirit. Yesterday I was visited by Simplytrizah, and when I visited her page in return, I was quite amused. In Trizah’s Random Thoughts, she tells the stories of her … Continue reading The Practical Aspect of Romance
I wonder how the month of May compares with Christmas for the retail industry. It seems there are people out shopping for Mother’s Day, Graduations and let’s not forget Father’s Day and June weddings. On the weekend right after Mother’s Day, as Blaise walked into a major department store, he found himself accosted by a … Continue reading The fragrance of our lives
I came across this quote from North 20°54, West 156°14, a personal essay by Maggie Messitt on Bending Genre. “Maps are about boundaries and perception. They are about recognizing and being recognized.” It is a beautiful place One summer as soon as school was out, our parents took us to their little island in the … Continue reading Home to where I’d never been
The task for this assignment was to “mine” material, or story ideas from the web, old drafts, social media, etc. the inspiration came at me from Discover on Reader. The post is https://integratedschools.org/2018/05/30/the-problem-with-great-schools/comment-page-1/?blogsub=confirming#blog_subscription-6 Author Ali McKay from Integrated Schools.org, wrote an article which addressed questions that had been on my mind for some time. I … Continue reading School Ratings, Beyond the Number