It was a last-minute cruise to the Holy Land, among other stops in the Mediterranean.
My husband and I typically took one grand trip a year. Travel is our thing. But in 2010, we were stumped.
Then an overlarge picture-postcard came in the mail.… ...
“Are you really slack-jawed over a mailman?” a gentle voice behind her said.
Startled, Amy whipped her body around, causing vertigo. Amy looked at the gentle speaker, clothed in a luxurious robe and glitter-covered mules. Holy Mother of Whomever, it was the Widow Braghorn!… ...
Life as a Miracle – I have many blog posts under that umbrella. I plan to anthologize the numerous tales – all true – in a book. Will you buy it?
You don’t have to be an Einstein to note this juxtaposition of beliefs, this duality of truths and decisions of how to live.… ...
A year ago, our expensive supplemental insurance gave us a free membership to LA Fitness, so I became a gym-rat.
That is not a lie.
My husband is my personal trainer. That is fact, too.
What’s also fact is that I’m a woman of a certain age: not over the hill, but neither striving uphill or coasting down.… ...
I live in a celebrity scene. Near-constant sunshine, miles and miles of beach, and clusters of people to worship it all.
Celebrity sightings are usual and the stars are casual about the recognition that accompanies publicity and fame.
Stars of the movies, stars of TV, star of the several sports teams thrive and walk among us in the crowded milieu of the O.C.… ...
Apollo, the Moon – and the American Spirit Prevails!
Though everyone can recite Neil Armstrong’s “one small step for man, one giant step for mankind”, as he stepped onto the surface of the moon…arguably the most famous Apollo flight was riddled with mistakes – and aptly named Apollo Thirteen.… ...
If you don’t recall what transpired in yesterday’s installment, look back. Now – it was the preamble to this valiant tale, the day I empowered my mother. I didn’t intend to take sides but as a certified speech-language pathologist – and daughter #1 – how could I not act?… ...
My mother was known for speaking her mind, a trait that I apparently inherited – read on!
That particular day, it was good thing was that I was painting my mother’s fingernails. My head was bent to the task, so I didn’t look up.… ...
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July 3 question: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)?
If you are a friend of mine – and even if you’re not – you may have heard me say, “I enjoy my characters and their world more than most people I know.”
This is not, at its core, a control issue for me.… ...