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.
How I do Automatic Writing
I’m a writer, always have been and always will be. It’s what I do, it’s how I make a living. The spiritual part of me is also who I am and what I do, but words are my thing.
My Mother Was a Psychic Medium
I had my first paranormal experience when I was four years old and my mother sat me down and tried to explain. But how do you tell a four-year-old she inherited her gift of being a psychic medium, well, you can’t.
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.
How to Make an Outside Dog an Inside Dog
When my dog Kronos came into my home, he had been an outside dog his whole life. That life was about eight years long and for a Rottweiler, he was a handful.
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.