Hidden Talents

Post (c) Doris McCraw We all have hidden talents.  It is something that can be a journey to excitement, joy, and maybe even a little pain.  How many people say, "If only..." or "I'd love to, but..."? What would happen if you did that 'if only', or tried that 'I'd love to'?  Are we defined … Continue reading Hidden Talents

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Fathers-the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Cher’ley

  This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg   Fathers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_zeiKrRTuk I'll start with the Ugly first. Some Father's are Ugly, you can search for those photos yourself because I'm sure yours is not Ugly, but there are some ugly things Dads' want to keep like this chair. Ties and T-shirts from the good ole days are … Continue reading Fathers-the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Cher’ley

Pings and Tangents

Post (c) Doris McCraw Have you ever had those moments where something you hear hits you in the proverbial solar plexus? Sometimes it comes out of nowhere and other times, it’s like you are looking for it. Once you hear those words, I call them pings, you can’t forget how they made you feel. Then, … Continue reading Pings and Tangents

An Open Letter

Post by Doris McCraw I lost my mother in February of 2011. I still miss her, and thought I would share a letter she might have written to me about how to be a loving person and live in this world without letting define or defeat me. So, Mom, I hope you are looking down … Continue reading An Open Letter

A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let's take a look at the Little Why. Why do I continue to comment on other people's blog post even when they do … Continue reading A Little Bit of Why

How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

    This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you are a woman many of you have run into a problem with your slip showing below your hemline. Not only does it look unprofessional, when someone brings it to your attention you are embarrassed. I’ve actually seen a woman standing near me whose … Continue reading How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

Freelancing or Blogging-Where to Start by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Request before death--A murderer, sitting in the electric chair, was about to be executed."Have you any last requests? asked the chaplain. "Yes," replied the murderer. "Will you hold my hand?" Break the Chains humor. Sometimes I want a break from writing novels, or short stories, but I still want to write. … Continue reading Freelancing or Blogging-Where to Start by Cher’ley

Old Stuff Day and a Cliche by Cher’ley

This post by Cher'ley Grogg When asking someone "What's new?" or "What's happening?", how often do you hear "Nothing really, same old stuff". According to Holiday Insights, today, is Old Stuff Day, in recognition of this all too common response. It is suggestive of a boring time period, or a boring life style. ....how sad. … Continue reading Old Stuff Day and a Cliche by Cher’ley

The Branding of “Stephen Buehler”™

By Stephen Buehler In my last blog I talked about my anticipation of going to Left Coast Crime, a mystery writers and readers convention that will be held in Phoenix 2/25 - 2/28. On the very first day of the conference at 9am, I have signed up for an event called, Author Speed Dating. For … Continue reading The Branding of “Stephen Buehler”™

By The Time I Get to Phoenix

By Stephen Buehler Left Coast Crime, a conference for mystery writers and readers is being held Feburary 25-28 in Phoenix. Usually around 400 – 500 people attend and is primarily dedicated to people west of the Mississippi but anyone can attend. It’s a chance for writers to meet and hang out with other writers and … Continue reading By The Time I Get to Phoenix