“Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Make some light.” – Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux
Writing and loving it since I was a third grader.
Authors You Should Read on Vocal
Writers have some things in common, whether they write with a quill on parchment (not so much these days) or on a screen using a keyboard. Most of us use the latter, although we may like to find a good ink pen or favorite pencil and write our creations on paper in a notebook first.
Being Small but Fierce is the Key to Defending Freedom
In every place and time in history, it has been important for women to stand up for themselves and teach the same to their daughters, granddaughters, and other young girls…Never more than right here (in the good ole’ USA) and right now (in the 21st century).
Riding the Long Haul on a Runaway Train
Some time ago, I went to sleep and relaxed into a peaceful, restful slumber. I was not alone in my much needed repose, for much of the world's population were sleeping and unaware of the dangers that awaited us when we finally awakened. We deserved our rest, we surmised, because we had worked so hard to take care of our physical, emotional, and intellectual needs against overwhelming odds.
Makenna The Life Designer
"Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey" . - Tad Williams
History of Memorial Day in the U.S.
Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May, leading into a three-day weekend. Sometimes viewed as the unofficial beginning of summer each year, many people plan outdoor events like cook-outs to get together with family and friends.