Today is Remembrance Day. November 11, 2015. Every year since I was a child I would stop what I was doing at 11am to pay homage to all the brave men and women who served in the wars. This year was the same. But this year was also very different. I read the stories about … Continue reading A Remembrance Day to Remember
I had a dream last night. I don’t remember much of it. But one thing that has clearly stuck to my conscious mind is the message (which I can still hear being said with a big, deep voice): Yooooou neeeeeeed to coooonnnnnect with yourrrrrr creeeeaaaativity agaaaaain. Yeah, yeah….I’m not surprised. I’ve been missing writing, drawing, … Continue reading And Soon It Will Begin….
I’m a sun worshiper. Not the type that lies on the beach all day long, but the type that simply loves the sun shining. It can be the most bitterly cold day, or everything possible could be going wrong, but as long as the sun is shining, I’m OK and all is well. As I … Continue reading How Do You Kill a Mockingbird?
To answer the question - it's because it marched to a different drumstick!! And on that same day when it decided not to cross it sat down on the side of the road and decided to stare off into the unknown distance. She just stared and stared and stared and then something happened. A sudden realization … Continue reading Why Didn’t The Chicken Cross The Road?
“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
"For life is quite absurd / And death's the final word / You must always face the curtain with a bow / Forget your sin - give the audience a grin / Enjoy it - it's your last chance anyhow" - Monty Python I bet you sang, didn't you? And I apologize if you have that song … Continue reading Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life
“I think you can scare somebody out of doing something, but not out of feeling like they want to.” - Catherin Ryan Hyde, Chasing Windmills A few weeks ago while I was on the bus on my way to work, a lady got on a few stops after mine. After she boarded I had a … Continue reading Pay It Forward