Do you feel like a chicken whose lost its head?

Do you feel like a chicken whose lost its head somewhere over the past year and found it again over Christmas vacation? And having found it, you placed it firmly on your neck and started writing again? That’s funny- same think just happened to me. And I want to keep that head firmly planted this time. 2 weeks of […]

My Favorite Quote of the Day~

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead…”  Oscar Wilde ~But how would one do that, some may ask: Effort, practice, study, and determined will are the answer- It starts with the very little things: a service, a kindness, a prayer, a good deed, […]

Facebook vs. Blog = Fish Guts vs. Steak

For writers, I believe that facebooking vs. blogging is equivalent to fish guts vs. steak. In more ancient times, fish innards such as Garum, and liquamen were considered delicious as condiments and soup flavorings. (A surviving fragment of Plato Comicus speaks of “putrid garum” when Martial congratulates a friend on keeping up amorous advances to a girl who had […]

Difference Between an Artist and a Poet…

My daughter said, ‘I wish I could see the world the way a poet sees it,’ “But YOU are an Artist. It’s kind of the same.” I answered. She said, “No, it is quite different.” I asked her to explain, and this is how she explained it~ “I guess maybe as an artist I see things, and […]