Sweet Lemonade Out of Wrinkly Limes.

She was a gentle spirit who sang her prayers, but even the saintly have limits.  She was an artist, a singer, a storyteller.   She was a mother, a daughter, a wounded healer sought out by her neighbors for comfort and answers.  She was my hero, my teacher, my friend.   She was crafts and science projects … Continue reading Sweet Lemonade Out of Wrinkly Limes.

If we were having coffee right now

If we were having coffee right now, it would indeed be a special event.  You see I consider myself a social drinker.  I don’t drink coffee on a regular basis, only on occasion.  Every morning I drink hot black tea in round bags with boiled water from my teapot.  I let it sit for several … Continue reading If we were having coffee right now

Let Social Media Inspire You

"I can't decide if procrastination kills creativity or is essential to it."                                           Grant Snider@grantdraws  Twitter Today is the test. Has procrastination murdered my creativity?  I’ve been putting off completing this assignment all day.   I don’t … Continue reading Let Social Media Inspire You

A List for Everyday Inspiration

Things I like  Watching pelicans fishing at the beach. They are not known for their grace, but they fly over the water with such skill and precisely the right spot they dive straight down and come up with a fish.  Sunrise – especially on a crisp morning by the beach or over the mountains. Laughing … Continue reading A List for Everyday Inspiration

I write because…

I have stories to tell. I write because I want to make a difference in someone’s life. My head is full of ideas. Some are reality-based; they are the stories of people I’ve met who touched my life in some way. Some stories are what-ifs that swim around in my brain. I see something or … Continue reading I write because…

Reflections of A to Z Challenge April 2018

A few days after I had started blogging again, a blogger I follow posted her theme reveal for the April 2018 A to Z Challenge. https://promptlings.wordpress.com/2018/03/19/a-to-z-challenge-2018-theme-reveal/.   As I read her post, I got excited because this Challenge sounded like a perfect way to develop the habit of writing every day. My life is less hectic … Continue reading Reflections of A to Z Challenge April 2018

Mental Health stories of courage and resilience Part 4

Y is for the true You inside This post is the last of the Mental Health stories that I will share in honor Mental Health Awareness Month.  As I’ve written earlier, these are memories I carry with me from past experiences. I hope that in reading these snapshots, you can get a glimpse of the … Continue reading Mental Health stories of courage and resilience Part 4