Because I Said So! by Cher’ley

   This Blog  by Cher'ley Grogg As many of you know, I am now in charge of my great-grandchildren, for how long I don't know, but my grandson is on a solitary journey of being in the military and caring for a 2 1/2 and a 1-year-old. So far I have not said, "Because I said … Continue reading Because I Said So! by Cher’ley


Who’s Afraid of Big Words? by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher'ley  Grogg When trying to express oneself, it's frankly quite absurd, To leaf through lengthy lexicons to find the perfect word. A little spontaneity keeps conversation keen, You need to find a way to say, precisely what you mean... Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious! If you … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of Big Words? by Cher’ley

Tap, Tap, Tap–Learning to Dance by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg Many of you have known me for a long time, and you know that my age is no barrier. I learn a few very new to me things each year. Earlier this year it was clogging, and now it is tap dancing. I even threw in some ballroom dance … Continue reading Tap, Tap, Tap–Learning to Dance by Cher’ley

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

Next Stop Home

By S. J. Brown I hope everyone enjoyed their summer as much as I did. I was on the road a lot, but by choice not necessity. In early June I attended the WV Writers conference. As always it was an energizing three days. I attended a number of workshops, conversed with friends on the … Continue reading Next Stop Home

Dumbest Thing I’ve Done by Cher’ley

  This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Over on the SDL Facebook wall, Dan Pearce asked: what was the most hilariously stupid thing you’ve ever done? He got 24 favorite answers. Here are 3: I stopped at Hollister and inspected one of the sweaters on their mannequins. Only it wasn’t a mannequin. It was a guy waiting for his girlfriend to … Continue reading Dumbest Thing I’ve Done by Cher’ley

Color my World by Cher’ley

 This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon.  A happiness weapon.  A beauty bomb.  And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one.  It would explode high in the air - explode softly - and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air.  Floating down … Continue reading Color my World by Cher’ley

Hoarding or Collecting by Cher’ley

   This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg You might be a PackRat if: You think if you hold onto that polyester huge-lapeled suit, that it might actually come back in style some day. You save flat tires for years because you think they can someday they can be repaired. You don't throw things away because every time … Continue reading Hoarding or Collecting by Cher’ley

Hey Good Lookin’, Whatcha Got Cookin’ by Cher’ley

   This Blog  by Cher'ley Grogg Food is an important part of our lives and we all have favorite recipes we have been raised with. There were 5 kids and two adults in our family and often we children would bring in visitors and Mom would always say, “Stay to eat. We’ll throw another potato in … Continue reading Hey Good Lookin’, Whatcha Got Cookin’ by Cher’ley

Small Victories

  This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Small Victories by author Ann Lamont is one of my favorite books. She is an inspirational writer and one can learn a lot by reading her works. I think as a writer I always look at the big picture and am devastated when things don’t go … Continue reading Small Victories