Category Archive: Writing

That Yankee Doodle Dandy Is At It Again

One of my favorite bloggers, Mike Allegra is also a great doodler. What started out as a blog post has turned into a contest in which others vie for the next tailor made… Continue reading

Embracing My Obsoleteness

I’m not sure how the topic came up but Rick and I were talking about Jimmy Stewart, the actor when it suddenly crossed my mind that half the population probably had no idea… Continue reading

Grandma’s Beach – Achieving a Milestone and a Thank You

This week’s activities have produced a variety of emotions… ending in excitement, joy and even relief! Why is it that seemingly simple things seem to be the hardest to do? The roadblocks seem… Continue reading

Helping Someone Reach a Goal

This is Toby. I don’t know if you have ever seen him before but he is quite an impressive young man who wanted to know a lot of things about the world. So… Continue reading

A Visual Year in Review

Here it is 2015 and I have been blogging for a little over two years. I can still recall the uncertainty that I felt the first time I hit the “publish” button on… Continue reading

Painting…In Between…and Mimicry

The simplest for of learning is through mimicry. For children, this is their first method of education.  They watch the people around them and copy their actions. Hopefully we give them something to… Continue reading

Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty

I usually pass these writing assignments up but this challenge intrigued me.  The challenge is to write something using only fifty words.  Somehow that seemed like a lot of fun!  Vincent Mars, who… Continue reading

Opportunities for Writers

Originally posted on Russ Towne's A Grateful Man :
I took a two-month hiatus after successfully completing a self-publishing marathon of writing and bringing eight books to market in eight months. Now, my…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure

What do you treasure? What’s most important to you? Someone once asked me if there was a fire in my house and I could only grab one thing…what would it be? My answer:… Continue reading

A Perfect Compliment

One of the wonders of blogging is the fascinating and beautiful people that you get to meet from all corners of the Earth.  And one can interact with another and discuss common interests… Continue reading