Wedding Receptions in the You-Tube Era

 Posted by N. M. Cedeño     What’s going on with wedding receptions these days? My husband and I were apparently married in a bygone era, the pre-YouTube era. Consequently, our bridesmaids and groomsmen did not choreograph dances, put on a ballet, or produce a Broadway musical during our reception for the entertainment of our guests. … Continue reading Wedding Receptions in the You-Tube Era

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Post written (c) Doris McCraw For those in the United States, September 5, 2015 is the celebration of Labor Day. For many it's the last hurrah of summer, the time to get the last camping trip in. For others it's a day of food, fun and in Colorado Springs, the balloon lift-off. According to the … Continue reading

I’VE COME TO THE END…

  by Stephen Buehler I’m there. Just about ready to send my manuscript in. I have five small corrections and then it’s off to the publisher. I had sent DECTECTIVE RULES to this particular publisher before and she wrote back that she thought it was very funny and loved the PI’s POV, BUT, she didn’t … Continue reading I’VE COME TO THE END…

The Middle of the Road

by S. J. Brown This past month, while catching up on blog posts it became obvious that I am really a middle of the road type of person. I became a middle child when I was 16. Maybe that plays a role in the type of person I am, maybe not. I have seen lights … Continue reading The Middle of the Road

Metaphors Are Fun, Creative, & Therapeutic by Cher’ley

  This Blog  by Cher'ley Grogg Metaphors Are Fun, Creative, and Therapeutic indeed.      Lenny: Hey, maybe there is no cabin. Maybe it's one of them metaphorical things. Carl: Oh yeah, yeah. Like maybe, the cabin is the place inside each of us, created by our goodwill and teamwork. Lenny: Nah, they said there would be … Continue reading Metaphors Are Fun, Creative, & Therapeutic by Cher’ley

WORDS & Women Poets

Post copyright by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author As promised, more poems and poets as a continuation of National Poetry Month. We are writers, we use words. Words are our tools to make our imaginations come to life, be they prose, poetry or fiction. For many, poetry is not easily understood. Yet, for the poet, the picture … Continue reading WORDS & Women Poets

Is It Worth Saving?

Post copyright by Doris McCraw For those who wonder, the program went well in Victor on March 19. Great audience and I was gifted with the pleasure of meeting the grand daughter of Dr. Kate Yont, who may have practiced in Victor, Colorado prior to 1900. She had someone drive her from a little over … Continue reading Is It Worth Saving?

Mindfulness

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

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

Thoughtfull Valentine Gifts and Expressions of Love by Cher’ley

ATThis post by Cher'ley Grogg Thoughtful Valentine's Day Gift   Jim asked his friend, Tony, whether he had bought his wife anything for Valentine's Day. 'Yes,' came the answer from Tony who was a bit of a chauvinist, 'I've bought her a belt and a bag.' 'That was very kind of you,' Jim added, 'I … Continue reading Thoughtfull Valentine Gifts and Expressions of Love by Cher’ley