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Not Blocked, Afraid

Novel’s at 83,370 words.

So I turned out to be wrong about sustaining the faster pace. Only managed 700 words this week.

I could say it’s because I’m doing more planning and outlining, and less writing. 201 more words


Why I Refuse to Judge Any Mother

My first public blog post…

A few years ago, I attended one of my former high school student’s baccalaureate graduations. Also in attendance was her mom, a single mother of three young adults. 657 more words


Ad astra per aspera.

I was turned on recently to this incredibly amazing documentary called “In the Shadow of the Moon,” which is about the US space program in the 1960s, particularly the Apollo program, which ultimately made the first lunar landing in 1969.   151 more words


La Stravaganza of Time and Space

I had this tune stuck in my head for days, It’s a little part of a classical piece I’m not sure what is it or who composed it, but it definitely falls into the romantic era. 426 more words


Lesson 1376 - Hospice - 100% about the patient

I appreciate all the comments and questions about my experiences with my mother in a residential hospice. Many good points have been brought up and I plan to share the excellent information and discussions with all. 950 more words



This past week I have found myself agreeing to do something that someone else wants me to do. It is a big thing I have to do, it is costing me (time, money and emotion), and I am resentful. 112 more words