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


MishMash and Thoughts

Post (c) Doris McCraw According to Merriam-Webster the definition of mishmash is a confused mixture of things. It perfectly defines life right now. (No, I'm not talking politics. I leave that to those who are passionate about it.) So what do I mean by life right now? Life is and always has been confusing. We … Continue reading MishMash and Thoughts

Keep the Promises You Make to Yourself

Some promises take longer to keep than others but promises you make to yourself are important. Promises for me come in different forms. Goals I set for myself every year. Daily, weekly, or monthly promises I'll make. They're easy to off handedly say, "I'll read more this week." Or "I'll watch what I eat." Even … Continue reading Keep the Promises You Make to Yourself

The Sims as Reward

I love video games but I’m mostly a loner when it comes to playing. I don’t go for the online multi player games where I have to deal with other people even if it’s only through their avatar or their character. I’m always afraid as a newbie to those types of games that I’ll make … Continue reading The Sims as Reward

Gratitude and Thanks

Post (c) by Doris McCraw We are coming on my favorite time of year. I am partial to the Holiday of Thanksgiving. It is not a time of giving gifts. It has nothing except the heartfelt idea of being thankful. Despite how horrible we think life is, we really do have many reasons for gratitude … Continue reading Gratitude and Thanks

School Days Past

It's mid June and some schools are already finished for the summer. Some will be wrapping things up at the end of the month. With summer break almost upon us I can't help but think about my school days. I'm more nostalgic for that time of my life than usual because last month was my … Continue reading School Days Past


This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Have you heard of Mindfulness? It’s a word that is being used quite frequently these days. Dictionary.com defines mindfulness as: noun 1. the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something. 2. Psychology. a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, … Continue reading Mindfulness

The Trouble with Sunday

Ask most people who work a 9 - 5 job what their favourite day of the week is and you'll get a few different answers. Most people I know answer back emphatically with Saturday! And what's not to like about Saturday? You don't have to go into work, you have time to catch up on … Continue reading The Trouble with Sunday

So precious…

This post is by Nancy Jardine. What’s your most precious thing? I got some fantastic gifts for Christmas which I’m already treasuring. My new felt slippers are perfect for keeping my feet warm. They are doubly precious since my younger daughter brought them all the way home from a trip to Germany during the middle … Continue reading So precious…

Around the Bend

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Earlier this summer, my husband, the dogs, and I took a trip to Yellowstone National Park. One of our excursions was to the Yellowstone Lake area, which boasts a wide and deep lake as well as a beautiful, charming yellow hotel which was originally built in 1891 and extensively … Continue reading Around the Bend