Category: Ramblings

The Way Past Winter

by Kiran Millwood HargraveMagical Realism – Middle-Grade My Synopsis: Mila lives in the dark cold, woods with her brother and two sisters in a small cabin. Their mother is dead, and their father left them for unknown reasons five years ago. Since then, the… Continue Reading “The Way Past Winter”

my Anti-Success story.

Children’s author Julie Hedlund, challenged participants of her 12 Days of Christmas for Writers series to post SUCCESSES (rather than resolutions) on our blogs this year. She believes the way New Year’s resolutions are traditionally made come from a place of negativity – what… Continue Reading “my Anti-Success story.”

december

21 days left in 2020. Everyone talks about New Year resolutions, but what about end of year resolutions. And what about all those other sentiments such as “its not the destination but the journey” or “its not how you avoid conflict, it’s how you… Continue Reading “december”

Historically miserable?

Trying my darnedest to be happy this Thanksgiving. How does that work? How can we when the year has been so difficult? So trying, so scary, and for many, it’s been so sad, how can we stay happy? What do we cling to, and… Continue Reading “Historically miserable?”

Blackout Tuesday – time to listen

I live in Philadelphia which, as you know, has had a series of protests, rioting, and looting. There has been a city-wide curfew for days now. I was working inside a building while it was being boarded up by management and on my way… Continue Reading “Blackout Tuesday – time to listen”