Congratulations! I’m sorry. Get a clue.

March 22, 2021
I don't know about you, but I can't over-estimate how much I've learned over this past very difficult year. Congratulations! For those of us who made it through the...

Are we looking hard enough for friendship, love, brotherhoo...

March 15, 2021
The incivility of the world around us gets to me, I have to admit. The chasms between us seem infinitely huge.  How did we lose the important traits of friendship,...

What it costs you to have the courage of your convictions

March 5, 2021
I was not gifted with tact. But I was given the ability to draw inferences. To look ahead and see that If X happens then Y is likely to occur. I was not gifted with...

Boomers look ahead

February 28, 2021
The other day I ran across my diary from 1968, when I was a mere 17 years old. Besides the delight of introducing my almost 70-year old self to my teenage self, i was...

Is it healthy to need your space?

February 22, 2021
I am a person who needs her space. I have always been that person. Always. When my writing class laments the solitude of writing, I celebrate it. When class members...

How to follow the best writing advice, ever

February 12, 2021
Was there ever more difficult advice for a writer to follow, especially if they haven't been a professional writer for a lifetime? And, even if, like me, you have...

The world has changed. What do we do now?

January 18, 2021
I woke up this morning and knew without a doubt---felt to my deepest core--- that the world had changed and there will be no going back to how it was. No going back....

What I know to be true

January 11, 2021
A truism is something that is obviously true. But no matter how obvious, sometimes we just don't want to believe they are true. Here are a few examples of truisms,...

How to send a unique Valentine

January 8, 2021
Send a unique Valentine with love to your mama, your sister, grandma, bestie or your true love -- a little stunning art they can enjoy for days. The day we celebrate...

The hard truth about covid & how to manage isolation

December 29, 2020
I'm shocked. No, I really am. My social media feeds are filled with people who celebrated the holidays with travel and/or family gatherings. Each is under the illusion...

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