“Tread lightly,” They warned With looks of scorn As I acknowledged them politely; “No one knows what exists Across the bridge, Surely, trouble lives Near the forest ridge. We’ve seen shadows lurk Between the trees And heard squeals Carried over on the breeze.” The crowd dispersed Retreating to their cabins Oblivious to what’s about to… Read More Bridge of Chance
Dear Old Man Winter, I’m preparing for your arrival. Just wondering when that will be? I’m sorry if that’s rude of me to ask, but you see, some of your belongings have already arrived at my doorstep. At the moment, they are sparse and quite manageable, but as more show up, I can tell they… Read More Dear Old Man Winter
Dreams. I’m talking about the ones while you sleep – not your “hopes and dreams” you consciously have while awake. Dreaming, sleep’s form of entertainment, you either have all the time, or you don’t (so I’m told). I’ve always had many dreams. Luckily, I’m usually able to remember at least some details of most. I… Read More Dreams
Let’s talk about writing… or more specifically, creating fictional characters. Sure, your major character is very important – a veritable guide for your readers – maybe someone they will come to see as a new friend (or quite possibly, foe). Then there are your minor characters, potential friends (or foes) for your major one. Will… Read More Ten TV Towns to Remember
Flat, square, oblong or round; Plenty of cookies can be found. Rolled dough, decorated by hand. Some cut into shapes; a gingerbread man. Dusted with powdered sugar; kissed with love. A few nuts; sprinkled from above. Domes, with secrets inside; Bright, red cherries, do hide. So many choices, festive treats; Icing drips down these tasty… Read More All I Want for Christmas is a Sweet Tooth
We’ve all heard laughter is good (sometimes the best) medicine. In our current world of upheaval and uncertainty of what tomorrow holds, it is that much more important to embrace moments of happiness, lightheartedness and humor, now more than ever. A recent example of recognizing all opportunities to break through the seemingly endless bombardment of… Read More You’ve Got Mail!