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nancybrady's picture
Apr.06.2014
There are things that get stuck in my brain or keep me thinking long after I should let them go.  Things that give me pause, if you will.  This weekend a few have occurred to me, and thus this blog off the top of my head. 1) I thought I knew all about Black Friday in the retail sector....
michael-seidel's picture
Mar.16.2014
The news and I have a tempestuous relationship, well, tempestuous on my end.  The news seems to little care about me, callously offering up its idea of what happened. As a writer, the news offers fountains of ideas and details of living's tragic side.  Two dead in traffic accident,...
michael-seidel's picture
Mar.02.2014
March has arrived.  I'm freaking out that Jan and Feb, 2014, are already history.  The pace of life hasn't allowed much time for calendar gazing.  I've just been riding the waves of the days, trying to keep balanced on the board.  The water below is cold and dark.  I don't...
nancybrady's picture
Feb.14.2014
Just a few little reflections that have crossed my mind lately and thus wanted to get out of my head. First, an update to my hair-story. Basically, as I have mentioned before, I don't have the genetic makeup to spend a great deal of time on my hair.  Nor do I want to (again, part of that...
stephen-brayton's picture
Jan.31.2014
I grew up in a small town and think it was the best option for schooling and a friendly, safe community. I still live in a small town but it’s a suburb of the City. Oh, the city. I went out for dinner last Friday evening and realized how much of the city amazes me. The interstates and freeways...
catherine-nagle's picture
Jan.30.2014
"If the stuff that you're writing is not for yourself, it won't work." Stephen King   First: Invest in a professional editor. Your book will be here longer than you will. Besides showing a display of proper grammatical usage, you must also convey the message of faith, hope, and love at...
annette-talbert's picture
Dec.16.2013
There is something special about the evening sky in December. It isn't a coincidence that the color of Advent is a rich blue-violet. The sky this early evening is deep sapphire, as the deep rose color along the horizon slowly fades, and the evening star appears.  To the east, the full moon...
fran-lewis's picture
Oct.23.2013
Reckoning At Sea: Eye-to-Eye with a Gray Whale Max. J Young, Jeff March and Marti Childs This is one outstanding collaboration that you have to read and experience the journey along with the authors: Imagine traveling all the way around an island, continent or our entire planet. Max J. Young,...
fran-lewis's picture
Oct.23.2013
Reckoning At Sea: Eye-to-Eye with a Gray Whale Max. J Young, Jeff March and Marti Childs This is one outstanding collaboration that you have to read and experience the journey along with the authors: Imagine traveling all the way around an island, continent or our entire planet. Max J. Young,...
karen-devaney's picture
Oct.10.2013
  As I swept the dirt and leaves off of the front stoop I thought about the repetition of cleaning up after an autumn tree that would continue to shed.  Sort of silly really and it is not that I don’t like the look of leaves on the ground—I do.  But I’d been at my computer all...