This year I am writing a novel! Today’s post is inspired by a chapter in Terry Brooks book Lessons from a Writing Life: Sometimes the Magic Works. The chapter is called “Influences” and it got me thinking about my progression to writing. For me reading and writing go hand in hand. I love them both.… Continue reading Why Write?
This post was created in response to CadyLuckLeedy’s “Life in Colour: Pinkier” challenge. “‘Rabbit’s clever,’ said Pooh thoughtfully.‘Yes,’ said Piglet, ‘Rabbit’s clever.’‘And he has Brain.’‘Yes,’ said Piglet, ‘Rabbit has Brain.’There was a long silence.‘I suppose,’ said Pooh, ‘that that’s why he never understands anything.‘” – Winnie the Pooh, A. A. Milne Pink was never a… Continue reading “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Eeyore
What is writing for you? This year I am writing a novel. It is February 27, 2021 and I am words deep in writing a fiction novel. This week though I am going to share an excerpt from my unpublished memoirs. I wrote my memoirs in November of 2016 during NaNoWriMo. This little excerpt talks… Continue reading To grow, to transform, to become.
This is my last photo prompt for 2020 so I decided to do this piece a bit different than the previous 45 photo prompts because it is a indication of what next year’s plan is for Brewing Coffee, Twisting Words & Breaking Pencils. My image is from Canva again. No change to the rules. The… Continue reading Photo Prompt #46: In a suitable state for an activity
Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Dear Santa Most years I can’t wait for that feeling of Christmas to settle in. For me, pre-children,… Continue reading Photo Prompt #45: Dear Santa
Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close I can see her there, she was standing with a slight… Continue reading Photo Prompt 42: Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close
Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Baking with memories It is funny how the sight of any of gram’s belongings can draw up memories… Continue reading Photo Prompt #41: Baking with memories
Some of you many know that my mother passed away in the summer. I know, its weekly smile, and so please let me explain. My older son asked for a picture of grandma to put in his room so I dragged out the thumb drives to find one for him. The picture I found is… Continue reading Weekly Smile – Pictures & Memories
My diploma had a gold seal in the corner that was decorated with the RCMP insignia: a front facing buffalo head, the words Maintiens le Droit, maple leaves with a crown at the top over the name Canada, and a scroll at the very bottom with the RCMP title. I received a shiny gold plated… Continue reading Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy
Anger so hot it felt frozen washed over me in repeating waves that carried whitecaps of sorrow. There was a mixed sadness along with a tiny bit of hope, but it carried a bittersweet echo that caused the wraiths of my past to walk. I felt them crawling free of the tomb I’d tried to… Continue reading Forgiveness – A process, not a planned occasion