A Memory In Honor of Mother’s Day

There are things I try not to dwell on. One of them is that my mother is no longer on this earth. She is out of reach and that’s not a thing I’ve allowed myself to examine. What I have examined is the speed with which cancer overtook her, causing her rapid demise. Mama didn’t […]

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Love, Unconditional

I’d repeatedly said I wanted nothing for Valentines Day since the non-stop jewelry commercials over Christmas had forced my husband to buy me a small, gem encrusted, gold necklace for my birthday. The man wasn’t rolling in dough (I know because I handle our family’s finances). So, it was a surprise to find a suspicious-looking […]

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Gypsy Woman

The WP Daily Word—Undulate I’m reminded of a song of my youth. Gypsy Woman by Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. It describes a lovely, dark-haired woman dancing around a campfire light. The song is full of imagery and longing. The images are so vivid that every time I hear the song, I can see her […]

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I’m More Grateful Than I Seem

Some of you have been on this blogging journey with me for a long while and you will recognize this post from a couple of Thanksgiving’s ago. Since THE DAILY POST prompt today is GRATITUDE, I thought I’d dust this one off and present it again. Thank you for your kind indulgence. If I don’t […]

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Express

I’ve arrived at the two-week anniversary of the Word Press Writing Prompt. It’s the longest that I’ve stuck with daily blogging, and again, I’d like to express my thanks to Stacey Troilo for the post she wrote for Story Empire Blog, October 4. https://storyempire.com/2017/10/04/novelists-writing-shorts/. Since beginning this journey two weeks ago, I will have written […]

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