Category Archives: Inspiration

…a dedication to all the fallen, and particularly to Cpl Nathan Cirillo in the face of the recent madness…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…I don’’t often cut and paste my Facebook posts as blog pieces, but so many people have asked me to do so with the post I made on there yesterday, in the hope that the…

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Gifts of the Spirit Boat

When we were out West not too long ago (although now it seems like a dream), one of our closest friends gave us a gift.  Our friend is Jennifer Ewing, an artist in mixed media as well as the fine … Continue reading

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I Interrupt My Hiatus to Forward This Important Message

I am back from vacation (and already having problems with WordPress but that’s another post).  And I’m still on hiatus from blogging as I (grudgingly) resume the daily grind.  But when I saw this post from Cate Russell-Cole, I had … Continue reading

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“Children and Compassion” by Marie Ann Bailey

Originally posted on Good People Doing Great Things:
“CHILDREN AND COMPASSION” Our Wonderful Guest Blogger MARIE ANN BAILEY… on this most important issue [Marie Ann Bailey works in the public health field by day and writes for her blog, 1WriteWay.com,…

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A day in the life – when you are trapped in your body

Nothing I can say will ever match what Belinda says in this post on http://www.busymindthinking.com. So just read.

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Be Mine

Click on The Literary Origins of Valentine’s Day for an interesting conversation about the origins of Valentine’s Day.  Although I was a literature student in my youth, I  confess that the fact that a “Saint Valentine’s Day” has been bandied … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Shirley Temple Black

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Fear and the Will to Write

I do what I can to get work done.  That doesn’t mean any one thing, though.  It just means I try everything. On a daily basis.  (From “An Interview with David Anthony Durham” in The Writer’s Chronicle, Volume 46, Number … Continue reading

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Unlucky Day: Friday the 13th

Usually, Friday the 13th is a lucky day for me.  At least, it’s a day I don’t dread.  I love black cats and I make it a point to walk under ladders, so celebrating Friday the 13th is just another … Continue reading

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I feel like shite and it’s great!!!!

Originally posted on readful things blog:
I got zapped by the big bug zapper. It was awesome. They discovered a brain metastasis. It was not awesome. I got a great prognosis of 95% chance of full recovery. It was awesome.…

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