If you have ever had a blog or published writing of any kind, you know what I mean by “writing in times of darkness.”
Expressing yourself when you are in pain, whether it is physical, emotional, or mental is difficult. You want to share your viewpoint and feelings but may want to reconsider a rant, raging, or creating a message that is as dark or depressed as you may feel at the time. Continue reading
The holidays are a very interesting time for mentors in the Seedling Mentoring Program.
The children in the program come from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances and the only thing they all have in common is the challenges that come with having an incarcerated parent. Continue reading
We are celebrating thirty years of marriage soon, and many acquaintances and friends have asked, “What’s your secret?” Continue reading
My husband and I have been blessed with a life filled with adventures. We owe many of them to his incredibly generous parents who shared their riches of time and treasure with the whole family.
Each year, they whisked us off to a week’s vacation somewhere fun at no cost to us.
Christmas in July! Continue reading
The political season has swallowed the current landscape of our lives and will be a main source of conversation, debate, and even stress for months to come.
I am not talking about parties today, but rather politics. That process that is ideally supposed to winnow the wheat from the chaff and give us the best leaders possible at any given time. Continue reading