The Insolence

The Insolence of a grown-up ‘Whatever…!’ February 19, 2018 | No Comments “Whatever…! Menopause is a b*tch!” You said. What? I shake my head in disbelief. Say for a moment I ride with the last part of our conversation last week. The one you called an argument. The one I called a friendly disagreement. What if I …

Advertisements

Do as I say

Do as I say, Not as I Do February 12, 2018 | 3 Comments photo credit: MariangelaCastro; Pixabay *** Some children have no access to good lessons in story-books but even those who are blessed with story-books are sometimes misled by the actions of adults. What are we teaching our children? The little girl in my …

Li’l ‘no-boy

Li’l ‘no-boy February 5, 2018 | No Comments Photo credits: Mira Kempoainen, Unsplash There was a bright light coming in through Alicia’s drawn bedroom curtains. She sat up on her bed and looked over at Chuckie. With her face turned toward the brightness her feet found her rabbit-slippers. She picked up the stuffed rabbit and together …

Mind Your Thoughts

MIND your thoughts December 29, 2017 | 4 Comments Photo: Xavier Sotomayor Eavesdroppers everywhere… Do you talk to yourself? Duh! Who doesn’t, right? Whether it’s out loud or internally, talking to oneself — that’s something we’re constantly doing. From what to wear, what to eat, what to do next, to how do we look at the …

The Attic II

The Attic Pt.2 (short story) December 12, 2017 | 3 Comments Photo by: Myriams-Fotos Last time (Nov.30th) I posted The Attic Pt.1. If you missed it, read it here. HAVE YOU SEEN MY RISA? Ten years have passed since Risa disappeared from our lives. The way those pillows were placed just so, made the policemen write it …

The Attic I

THE ATTIC (short story) November 30, 2017 | 1 Comment photo: Abi Lewis, Upsplash Aww what a mesmerizing sight, I heard myself saying in a voice that wasn’t my own. All the hues of red and brown and Crimson right before my eyes; again that was not my voice. And this feeling, how can we be …

Something Amazing

Something Amazingly Awesome is going to happen to Me Today. November 26, 2017 | 2 Comments by Selma Do you have a catchphrase? An affirmation? Photo Sh1ra: Pixabay The above title is a revised catchphrase from one of my favorite authors propagating positive thinking and creativity. Pam Grout is the author of 19 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself …