“This is Going to be Another Wasted College Writing Class.” I was Wrong.

  In my last semester of college, on the first day of my poetry class, I watched curiously for my new poetry professor. He came through the door maneuvering on crutches; his legs were bent and his knees turned in as he made his way to his desk at the front of the room under […]

SWITCHING TO Whole Foods Plant Based

  This picture taken morning my daughter got married. It shows my joy as I helped her prepare for the big day– it also shows I have a long way to go in weight loss.  WISH ME LUCK! I’m on a PLANT BASED WHOLE FOODS DIET STUDIES SHOW THAT PROTEINS AND OILS TRIGGER INSULIN! (BY LOWERING […]

Has life gotten in the way? Writers beware…

De-clutter all that keeps you from fulfilling your true and good purpose. It’s a reminder to seek who you are, banish all that prevents you from being your true best self! Some think being themselves gives them an excuse to go out and be crazy: that ‘being themselves’ means they give in to every feral inkling- […]

Was it theft, or acceptable creative borrowing?

Many years ago, I watched one of those court shows. In it, a young girl in her teens was suing an established author. I believe the girl had won a contest (sponsored perhaps by the author) and won mentoring from this lady author. The girl sued the author because the author ended up writing the […]

Inspiration: Advice from the Beatles

I once read an article about the Beatles- an interview with Paul McCartney. He said that at first when they were starting out, their songwriting wasn’t very good. But because they loved it, they stayed with it. After awhile they became quite good at songwriting! (Ya think?) When the Beatles were at their height of popularity, […]

I GUESS THERE ARE SOME THINGS MONEY CAN’T BUY…

True Story: An acquaintance said she heard someone pounding on her front door… she didn’t say knocking, she said ‘pounding!’ She went to answer it and a determined woman was there who demanded, “Where on earth did you get your mail box? I’ve been looking all over for the past 2 days and I can’t […]