Tag: writer

Miss Humble Universe

Ok. So last week I posted about a Miss America Moment http://pjcolandoblog.com/miss-america/

Breathless, elated, soaring yet grounded by a fresh floral scent… This post goes further. It’s a wonder I didn’t keel over in shock.

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I felt like my conference name tag looks in this pic.… ...

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Neighborly Way

A great thing occurred the other day. I emerged from our home, eager for a gentle stroll, and talked with neighbors: one, two, three, four. A fifth a day later. A sixth is traveling in the Southern Hemisphere. We’ll talk with her when she gets back.… ...

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Busy Vees

My husband and I enjoy meeting people. I’ve often been called a social butterfly, and he’s one, too. In proper male terms, of course. Honest interest in others is infectious; it gains us many acquaintances and friends.

In any conversation’s opening dance , the questions are tentative, formulaic.… ...

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If You Give a Writer a Pen…

In my pediatric speech-language pathology practice, children’s literature was an integral therapy tool. Its use validated the spoken words’ link to reading and fostered parent follow-through at home.

So, I know a thing or two about famous children’s books. Ones that endure to be prime.¬†… ...

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Nirvana

water zenWhat do you consider as peak achievement, a moment of zen? I’ve had many in my career as an SLP, many in my careers as loving wife, daughter, and friend. You’ve read some of them here. My life as a Miracle.… ...

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Encore Career

Writing is my ‘encore career’, a phrase I discovered today on a Baby Boomer ‘life transitions’ site.

Applause, please, from the audience!!!!clapping

I’ve written thousands of clinical reports…and some of them contained fabulous fiction, I’ve observed numerous times. I’ve never lied, but I have amplified the facts to convince an insurer to pay.… ...

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All’s fair in love and war

I write when I feel blue; I write when I feel black; and then I feel all better.

I write when I feel blue; I write when I feel black; and then I feel all better.

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My life has been full of terrible misfortunes, most of which never happened.

Sometimes things are so much more simple than we make them out to be in our wild imaginations, we writers of our life. We think too much, analyze too much, let our minds wander…and end up concocting a woebegone story that feels real.… ...

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