I believe in the magic of words, love, and tenacity. There is a world out there that needs to be explored, researched, and written out to try to make some sense of it, and to make a better place for the children of tomorrow.
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.
Dear Mom: There's Something I Want You to Know
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! I am writing this a few weeks after Mother’s Day this year because I was contemplating what I wanted to say to you. There is so much I would like to talk to you about if we could be together one more time. What I wouldn’t give if that could be.
A Modern-Day Quest for Freedom
A field of radiant sunflowers (sunyashniki) nestled in verdant foliage is an apt representation of the country known as Ukraine. Representing the warmth and power of the sun, the national flower of Ukraine thrives in fields that face the eastern sunrise.