Putting a Late Cap on 2018

“Six degrees of separation is the idea that all living things and everything else in the world are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of  “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps.”—Wikipedia Last year held some memorable […]

Read More

Facebook is Making Me Petty

The prompt word for the day is—Petty. I shouldn’t share this but I will. Yesterday was my birthday. I’d gone for years—waaay before Facebook—receiving two or three birthday cards in the mail, a handful of phone calls, and my husband and the girls for birthday love. However, with Facebook and my 500+ new friends, I’ve […]

Read More

A Sister’s Love Never Leaves Us

Originally posted on Help from Heaven:
Written for the September Writing Prompts by Putting My Feet in the Dirt: the absence of her. As I am writing my memoir, I cannot help but remember my sister. Her name was Joann, and she was the strongest person that I have ever known at a compact 5…

Read More

Make Your Eye Health A Priority

Whether we wear glasses, contacts, or have 20/20 vision, we tend to neglect our eyes. They seldom receive the love and care they need. Writers and authors are especially guilty because so much of our work falls under deadline or scrutiny. We spend long hours staring into bright computer screens, trying to get it perfect. […]

Read More

Superstars Mocking Their Celebrity

With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, I was reminded of what a Diva she was considered to be. Like the Queen of England, Aretha always carried her purse  and while she performed, she’d place her purse on the floor next to the piano. Her staff addressed her as Ms. Franklin. In […]

Read More