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Moving On Up!

Moving on Up! (2)

 Jarrod Champagne reminisces about his move  from Louisiana and the new beginnings that were a waiting for him in Virginia.  “Well, I guess that’s about it,” I said examining the back of the truck. “Yep,” replied my buddy, as he and his brother stared at the truck. It was a […]

Dear Muse

Shakespeare

Dear Muse, It has been a while since the last time we had words. I didn’t mean them. Sometimes you are just so infuriating! You never appear when I need you and then I am stuck blinking at my computer screen. I know it is annoying when I get stuck. […]

Snail Mail My Heart

Jenn Hand small link to website

Jenn Sutkowski  is a freelance writer on the creative path to writing her first book. She shares with us her story of the timeless bond between a father and daughter.  It is a reminder that time and memory is a precious gift to be cherished with the loved ones who […]

I Want You for the Carnival!

Cart Wheel on the Beach

Okay. I don’t want you in that sense of the word because my husband would have lots of questions. I am not sure I could think of an appropriate answer that he would even find plausible or excusable. However, I am in search of your great stories for my blog […]

The Joy of a Full Plate

the joy of a full plate

Over the Thanksgiving Holiday  I cooked and baked in the kitchen preparing my favorite meal of the year. I took delight in the smells of summer savory from the roasting turkey, the hint cinnamon coming from the cranberry sauce simmering over the oven, and the subtle scent of chocolate turtle […]

Whispering Dreams

dreams are whispering

Each morning I wake-up with the whisper in my ear to “Write.“ It is a silent whisper that only I can hear and compels me to keep following my dreams. I have been blessed to work from home and navigate my own hours around my family. It is not my […]

Enlivening the Creative Path

Aspire (2)

I have developed a love for everything Instragram and each day I have attempted to participate in the Fat Mum Slim Photo a Day Challenge. I was providing daily taxi service to my children while  lost in thought I exclaimed, “I forgot the letter E!” My son looked at me […]

A Tailor’s Curse

nothing worth doing

  I am going to share with you the bleak story of Tailor Brown who never had the time to write because he was always hemming pants.  I forgot to mention that he hated hemming pants. But day and night he took care of his family’s dreaded  business. It was […]

The Joy of Skipping Rocks

rock jumping

On those quiet summer evenings there is a joy to skipping on rocks around the lake.  It requires some methodical contemplation surmising where you want to hop  next by assessing the size, shape, and proximity of the rock. In life we tackle those rocks each day sometimes they are smooth […]

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