A long time blogging friend posted this video on my Facebook Timeline tonight. This video is over 15 minutes long but it makes a serious statement regarding the media we use on a daily basis. I love my Kindle and my Iphone but there is something very personal about a book. I dedicate this post […]
Back in September I got an email from Sandra Byrd regarding a short book written by her husband, Chaplain Michael Byrd called, “Hope for Helpers”, a book for caregivers of Alzheimer victims. Sandra had obviously read my blog and knew that I had already been through the maze of Dementia/Alzheimers. She asked if I would […]
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It’s very difficult to stay away from my little place of comfort but I wanted to update the blog a bit. I’m tired of looking at the ‘Closed for Winter’ picture in my previous post. Since I last posted many things have happened I got a 3G Kindle for my birthday (thanks to all that […]
Now and then someone comes into your life and changes it. They improve and inspire it, smoothing out the rough edges and pushing you towards your own personal creative and artistic dreams. For me, the writer, I have been blessed to have met Mira Bartok, a gifted artist, musician and writer. How we met is […]
It is once again Malarky Monday and time to get your freak on. By now I think you’ve got the general idea. Take a gander at my findings for the week and stroll on over to my other freaky-deakies to see what they’ve found for the week. Mondays will never be the same!!! Please visit: […]
A dear friend of mine died last Sunday.I just found out about it today.Ironic that I was looking for something in my closet just the other day andlooked up on my bookshelf to see my old copy of “Zen and Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”, the cult novel by Robert Persig.Its pink and black cover reeking […]
Reading ‘Carver‘ right now.Please READ THIS.You will spend 20 minutes of your life and thank me.This is one of Carver’s most amazing short stories.Please take the time and read it.The man was amazing.Simply amazing . . .
Writer reading.It is winter and a time of introspection and reflection.I am in the midst of a badly needed reading spree. On the list? *Just finished: Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb (Christmas gift from my girls. It was hysterical) *Next: Raymond Carver: ‘A Writer’s Life’ by Carol Sklenicka (this years birthday […]
It is that time of year. This short story by Ray Bradbury was written in 1948. Oddly enough, it seems like something you would see gracing the front pages of today’s morning paper. I’ve decided to re-post this perennial favorite simply because it is horrifying. Just to warn you, it’s a fairly gruesome tale. Bradbury […]