Prepare for Thanksgiving

While you’re preparing your grocery list for Thanksgiving give some thought to relationships. There’s more to the day than food and football.               Consider relieving the things that stress you out.                         We’ve all had enough stress this year. One of my friends complained about a previous Thanksgiving. “We went to my husband’s family. The … More Prepare for Thanksgiving

The Writing Life

Every writer seems to have his or her favorite book of inspiration for the writing life. Some swear by The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron or Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott or Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg. Several other titles are available. My personal favorite is a book of meditations for writers … More The Writing Life

ENCOURAGEMENT

Do you need some encouragement? The Return blessed my soul this past Saturday. Prayers offered to God put things in proper perspective. Worship music gave him the honor due his holy name. It is amazing how praise and thanksgiving to God embolden a person’s heart. Yellow flowers symbolize JOY. The photo above taken at Valles … More ENCOURAGEMENT

Corona Civility?

Dutifully I put on my mask before entering Chipotle’s dining room. The large lunchtime crowd dutifully stood in line the recommended six feet apart. It used to be that you could tell who was in line because those who had already placed their order stood politely to the side. But now, it’s a bit of … More Corona Civility?