Post (c) Doris McCraw We will soon be celebrating Christmas, a time of year of good will, food, fun, family and for some a time of deep connection to all that is. This is followed by New Years, and a time of new beginnings, resolutions and longer days. The New Year comes at a time … Continue reading Resolution/Revolution


Fork in The Road

By L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I received the letter "F" for the A-Z Blog challenge.  Since my maiden name is Flory I thought about writing about that, but the Forked Road seemed better-suited to this blog.  I hope you enjoy it. We have all been down the forked road, but why do some take … Continue reading Fork in The Road

Those are NOT my monkeys!

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Those are NOT my monkeys! Ever get into one of these predicaments? How do you handle it? The school calls. The person calling apologizes, but the parent who was supposed to make 100 cupcakes for tomorrow is ill. Could you please take her place? What do you … Continue reading Those are NOT my monkeys!

How Do You Deal With Stress?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction A couple of weeks ago I read an article on Yahoo! News that gave me pause for thought.  Dan Harris, an ABC News Anchor, shared a part of his life seen by millions around the world.  During a live broadcast, Harris had a debilitating panic attack.  Unable to … Continue reading How Do You Deal With Stress?

A bit of a challenge

This post is by Nancy Jardine “A guid new year to ane an' a' An' mony may ye see, An' during a' the years to come, O happy may ye be. An' may ye ne'er hae cause to mourn, To sigh or shed a tear; To ane an'a baith great an' sma' A hearty guid … Continue reading A bit of a challenge

Journeys on Mt. Everest

By Doris McCraw I have recently been re-reading the about the expeditions on Mt. Everest to locate the bodies of Mallory and Irvine.  The two books, "Ghost's of Everest" by Jochen Hemmler, Larry A. Johnsonand Eric R. Simonson and "Detectives on Everest" by Jochen Hemmler and Eric R. Simonson tell the story of the expeditions research … Continue reading Journeys on Mt. Everest

Do You Know Your Heritage?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Sherry Hartzler did a wonderful post yesterday on listening to your ancestors talk about their lives. She said that hearing the words rather than reading them after people are dead and gone gives you a different perspective on family and heritage. I agree and would like to … Continue reading Do You Know Your Heritage?


 by Neva Bodin Walking and getting nowhere has never appealed to me. So when I started the treadmill at the Fitness Center at our local college this week, I was glad to see something besides a news program on the overhead TV. Frasier should make the time go faster, I thought. Only the last half left, but sitcoms … Continue reading SHOULD I PUBLISH MY OBITUARY?

Thoughts On The Future

Post by Doris McCraw The future you shall know when it has come; before then, forget it.  Aeschylus How many of you have had or wanted to have your future told? There is palm reading, card reading, psychics, all willing to give you a glimpse of what is to come. People want to know they … Continue reading Thoughts On The Future