Fellowship, Family, & Friends

This post by Gayle M. Irwin This is my last post (for now, at least!) with this wonderful group of writers… and people. Since this is the week my parents are visiting, and also when I’ve spent time with wonderful friends, I thought I’d write a little reflection on fellowship, friends and family (which, of … Continue reading Fellowship, Family, & Friends


Friends are Great by Cher’ley

  This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Del and I had a wonderful visit with a fellow WW&W, Mike Staton. I don't know what his plans for the day were but he reminded me of this poem by Robert Frost: A Time to Talk By Robert Frost When a friend calls to me from the road And … Continue reading Friends are Great by Cher’ley

The China Wall

by Neva Bodin Recently we loaded our ATV, hooked up our camper, and headed for the hills—the Black Hills that is, in South Dakota. A group of mountains, made mostly of rock, the tallest peak is 7,244 feet. They are covered with dark green evergreens and from a distance appear very dark, hence the name … Continue reading The China Wall


post (c) Doris McCraw If anyone has followed my timeline on Facebook, they would have seen the post about the theft at Colorado Springs Evergreen Cemetery. Someone came in and stole the metal fencing from around a small grave in the pioneer section. The headstone, which was leaning against the fencing is now lying on … Continue reading RESPECT

Do you remember Annie Oakley? by Barbara Schlichting

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey; August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann (Annie) Mosey on August 13, 1860, in a cabin less than two miles (3.2 km) northwest of Woodland, now Willowdell, in Darke County, Ohio, a rural western border county of Ohio.  Her birthplace log cabin site is … Continue reading Do you remember Annie Oakley? by Barbara Schlichting

The gist of…Tassilaq, Dimmuborgir & Trollstigen Mountains

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Full length novel completed. Own edits thoroughly done. Manuscript is ready for next stage. What might that be for you? Me? I’d be focusing on finalising: 1) Title  2) Tag Line  3) Blurb  4) Synopsis… before submitting to a publisher.  I find it incredibly difficult to do those last stages … Continue reading The gist of…Tassilaq, Dimmuborgir & Trollstigen Mountains

I Stayed Up All Night Writing This

Posted by M. K. Waller [Forgive me. This post is longer than I intended, but once I got started, I couldn't stop. I had no idea I'm so enlightened. If you stop reading before the end, I'll forgive you. But you'll miss the good part.] My husband once told me that when I tell stories, … Continue reading I Stayed Up All Night Writing This

Hurricanes come again no more

All the Facebook posts from people living in Florida about the sounds of chainsaws and generators has prompted me to write this post about my hurricane experiences. So let’s go back to the mid to late 1990s. Ever hear of the names Bertha, Fran, Floyd and Bonnie? They’re hurricanes that took aim at Wilmington and … Continue reading Hurricanes come again no more

Adoption Time, Part 2: His Name Is…

This post by Gayle M. Irwin His name is Jeremiah, and no, he’s not a bullfrog! Back in the early 1970s, a song by Three Dog Night rose up the charts and remained at #1 for several weeks. “Joy to the World” starts off “Jeremiah was a bullfrog, was a good friend of mine….” See … Continue reading Adoption Time, Part 2: His Name Is…


by Neva Bodin Recently I sat for two hours to sign up for OLLI classes at our local college. OLLI stands for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and is a program started by a very successful business man named Bernard Osher with his Osher Foundation. He began giving grants to colleges to begin offering non-credit courses … Continue reading THE DAR