I hesitated, not wishing to call it out. My cards splayed out on the table, the dealer looking at me expectantly …and you? Your cards are held close to your chest and I cannot tell what floats in your eyes, and the dealer perhaps knows, but His face remains neutral. You steal glances at me, […]

A Writing Challenge

This September, I vow to write something every day for the 30 days in the month. I don’t have a specific reason for picking September except it is the next new month. And I am raring to go. Thanks to the friends joining me in this quest to spark creativity!   #30DaysWIS (WIS = Writing […]


The winds of change are blowing, and the sands of time scatter in hesitant and muted response. Jumbled emotions arise and uncertainty marks each step forward and back as decisions pondered, home-bases considered and discarded ideas rejuvenated. Changes are two sides of one coin, one welcomes it or despises it but, like a coin, must […]

Reading (and Writing) Woes

I love to read. I have loved reading since I was a youngster, hiding in the bathroom with old textbooks borrowed from my parents’ college-days boxes, and magazines. I even tried to read Shakespeare. I was 7 years old. I did not like Shakespeare. However, I loved reading Parents magazine, some old fashion magazines from […]