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The Birthday Curmudgeon

Birthday Curmudgeon

Once upon a time there was a blogger who loved birthdays, presents, and celebrations then somewhere in her thirties. She became a Curmudgeon! That’s right a birthday curmudgeon! I blame it on turning thirty and then my body had the nerve to keep getting older. I know there is so […]

Finding Paradise

Dreams (2)

It was over ten years ago we went to Varadero with the joy of vacation. We scraped together enough money to stay at three star hotel to rejuvenate in  the warmth of the Cuban sun. It was heaven! We were blessed to have our parents split a week of watching […]

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 […]

My Jack Nicholson Moment

All work and no play

I looked out the window, the snow had covered the ground, and it looked as if winter had won pummeling me into submission.  I decided if I was going to hibernate I would do it with the grim determination of editing my book. I went into my office, shut the […]

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 […]

Waking Up and Being Present

Being Present

As I drove my youngest home from another sports practice my mind wandered with thoughts of to-do lists, meal plans, and weekly schedules. I was not in the present moment  as my mind raced with a million things to do.  In fact, I  have no idea what knocked me out […]

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