It's true . . . I'm a duck. Most people think I glide through life with barely a ripple but what's happening beneath that glass-like surface is a fury of paddling feet. And that's definitely been the case since January 1st. I claimed 2019 as MY year of reinvention months ago and I'll be darned … Continue reading I’m A Duck
What a whirlwind six months it's been! I assure you my MIA status was not because of slacking. Ok, maybe a little. 🙂 Our travels took us to Albuquerque where the hubmeister and our rig were pummeled by high winds. Both lost the battle. A 70 mph gust hit our fifth wheel head on, lifted … Continue reading Coming Up For Air
Deb has a great way of finding the hidden stories in the places she visits and the people she sees, don’t you think? Writers get asked a lot where we get our ideas and we usually tell them, “Everywhere!” But how do we get to the point where we can see those hints of stories? … Continue reading Story Molecules – Guest Blog by Ellen Behrens of Ellenbooks
I've often wondered at what point A-list celebrities become jaded to their success. Recognizable folks from any walk of life are at risk but since the world (especially Americans and Brits) obsess over the antics of the rich and famous, it must happen more quickly with those prominent, newsworthy folks. However, even photogenic "beautiful" people … Continue reading EGO – Everyone’s Got One
Gather 'round. This little horror story puts a different twist on "roadside shrines". The Lore ROADSIDE SHRINES Roadside shrines can be seen on almost any major highway in the world. In the United States, they are common throughout the Southwest, especially on Highway 86 between Tucson and Why, Arizona. This two lane road cuts through … Continue reading Short Story Time Again!
The Lore Old Mortimer Cemetery, Mortimer, NC Mortimer, North Carolina was a thriving logging town in the early 1900’s. Close to 800 families settled there to work at the Ritter Sawmill but over-harvesting of trees followed by a 20” rainfall in one day created the perfect conditions for a flood that wiped out the community. … Continue reading Unmarked Graves