The Writer Chick
Lisa V. Proulx is an award-winning and international bestselling author, an award-winning speaker and storyteller, a publishing consultant, a feature writer and columnist, and the Editor of The Brunswick Herald newspaper in Maryland.
The First Time I Saw a Ghost
Twenty-seven acres of mountain land surrounded the pre-Civil War farmhouse that sat majestically on a hill. Twelve large rooms, three chimneys, two outbuildings, an old barn, and a gravestone belonging to a little girl who had been killed by a carriage in front of the house – this was my new home.
5 Things A Raccoon Taught Me About Life
I grew up on a 27-acre farm in Maryland and spent weekends at our larger farm in West Virginia. There, we had over 200 acres of mountains, a creek, a family (not our family) graveyard, and all the wildlife you could handle.
The Effects on Children who Witness Verbal Abuse Between Parents
When a child witnesses verbal abuse between the two people they love most in the world, it is devastating, and it affects them deeply. They grow up with the idea this type of love and drama is normal, and the effects can linger long after they become adults and leave their dysfunctional home.
Ristorante Il Turista – owned by the Vento Family!
Tucked away in the mountains of Gubbio, Italy is a gem that many are not aware exists. Il Turista is a charming and beautiful restaurant just minutes away from a 12th-century castle hotel with views that will leave you breathless.
A View from a Waiting Room
Please Note: This observation was made before the pandemic. It had been a long time since I had been in that neck of the woods. Well, there weren't many forests to get lost in since it was a city, the city of Takoma Park, Maryland.
Isn't He A Little Old to be Called Your Boyfriend?
What do you call someone you are dating who is not exactly “a boy” anymore? As we get older, the “boys” become men in all other important aspects of their lives, so shouldn’t there be a new more mature “title” for people we date after we leave our twenties?
25 Things About Men Women Might Not Know
Believe it or not, men have a lot of secrets they wished we knew. They are not much different from woman and really not all that mysterious and hard to figure out. If you want to understand men better, read on and learn what your man may really be thinking.