So You Want To Be A Writer?

I saw this quote and thought it was so true, I wanted to share it with you all.                                                               ******** “Being a writer is aContinue reading “So You Want To Be A Writer?”

At My Grandmother’s Table

The kitchen table When I think of the word food, it evokes liquid memories of love. Memories of wonderful days with my sister and my cousins at grandma’s house. Food represented love. Each Saturday my grandmother would prepare to bake fresh bread, pastries, and other treats. I, along with my sister and cousins would gatherContinue reading “At My Grandmother’s Table”

The Importance of Trying New Things

I was told not to eat mushrooms I remember gazing upon these soft umbrella like plants nestled upon a rotting log in the front corner of our yard. They boasted differing colors, shapes and sizes. They seemed to appear on damp days, after a night of heavy rains this strange plant would appear. To aContinue reading “The Importance of Trying New Things”

Are We Being Served? How Technology Has Become Our Puppet Master

Photo by Victoria Heath on Unsplash Our preoccupation with technology There are over two billion smartphone users in the world. Using a cellular phone while driving is illegal in forty-eight states. In 2001 New York became the first state to ban the use of cellular phones while driving. Technology continues to tighten its grip. Today, muchContinue reading “Are We Being Served? How Technology Has Become Our Puppet Master”

Claustrophobia — Overcome The Crippling Fear!

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” — Louisa May Alcott Practical ways to cope with the fear and panic Fear is a predator! If it senses any chink in the armor it will pounce! Claustrophobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is characterized byContinue reading “Claustrophobia — Overcome The Crippling Fear!”

The Braided Bridges of Peru How the Incas keep a 500-year tradition of communication and community alive This year the Q’eswachaka bridge in Peru, a mind-blowing invention of the Inca peoples was rebuilt. This is the work of highly trained and skilled workers that honor their tradition for the greater part of half a century. The bridge which isContinue reading “The Braided Bridges of Peru”