What’s Your Theme for 2018?

Do you have a yearly theme?


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

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

Monday, Monday

  This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As a 60’s child I was immersed in the music of the time and it’s still my favorite music. Is there anything better? Bob Dylan, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Little Richie, Peter, Paul and Mary, and way too many more to mention. This music filled … Continue reading Monday, Monday

Finding Inspiration in Nature: Animals

Only to the white man was nature a wilderness and only to him was the land 'infested' with 'wild' animals and 'savage' people. To us it was tame, Earth was bountiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the Great Mystery.  ~ Black Elk   This post by Gayle M. Irwin Last week I … Continue reading Finding Inspiration in Nature: Animals

Finding Inspiration in Nature – Part 1

This post by Gayle M. Irwin "Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life." - John Muir … Continue reading Finding Inspiration in Nature – Part 1

The Ties That Bind…

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Fun days, sad days and brilliant reflections - and -  funerals don't have to be a time just for tears.  Recent fun days for me were exploring Rome, a city that was new to me. Steeped in history, I was enthralled as I walked the legs off my husband. … Continue reading The Ties That Bind…


Post copyright Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author   This short post is about what has inspired or stayed with me through the years. Books: Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther Siddhartha by Herman Hesse Flint by Louis L'Amour Movies: Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte- and the theme song still haunts me https://youtu.be/OyYMXjmzjwQ Star Wars - best theraphy for … Continue reading Inspirations