Category Archives: Essay

COMFORT FOOD: HOT BREAKFAST CEREAL

There’s nothing like a cold winter morning to awaken cravings for hot cereal. We all have one or more comfort foods. You know, those tasty things that can bring a warm smile even when you’re feeling down or ill. They … Continue reading

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Wump! Where did that wall come from?

Me at 7:30 AM after a nearly sleepless night and early morning text wakeup: Completes usual route and bathroom routine with eyes closed. Turns to return to slumber. WAM! Hits a wall that shouldn’t have been there. Brain scrambles to … Continue reading

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Solstice Celebration

Originally posted on the Inner Path:
December 21, 2021 3:58 p.m. GMT Celebrate Mid-Winter Celebrate Mid-Summer Much Love, MA Images: artists not known, please inform Bottom image: MA Monogram

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States’ Rights and the Future of Our Democracy

Originally posted on America the Beautiful:
Alan Zendell, December 3, 2021 When we studied the fifteen years between the American revolution and the adoption of our Constitution, our teachers presented the debate over how the new republic’s government should look…

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After Giving Thanks, It’s Time to Save America

Originally posted on America the Beautiful:
Alan Zendell, November 28, 2021 This was what my Thanksgiving was all about, ten children ranging from six months to almost nine years old, all grandchildren of me and my family members. They represent…

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November 2021 Self-Promotion Party!

Charles French started a November Self-Promotion Party. The link to his original post is below. Don’t be shy. Tell us about your books. Here are some of mine. HUMMINGBIRD: A Star Touched Story Plagued by memories not her own, a … Continue reading

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To All The Writers–Have Faith In Yourselves!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://pixabay.com) To all the writers out there, who keep working on their books, stories, poems, or any other work, you can do it. Have faith in yourself. Keep imagining. Keep thinking.…

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Brain to Bookshelf Conference 2021

Originally posted on Andrew McDowell:
The Maryland Writers’ Association hosts a writers’ conference every year, except, of course, last year’s conference was cancelled due to the COVID shutdown. Normally held in March, they were able to host this one this…

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Banned Books Week September 26-October 2, 2021

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
This week, from September 26 through October 2 of 2021 is National Banned Books Week. Book banning and censorship is a crucial issue that should unite readers and writers. Throughout the…

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Writing vs. Marketing—Balancing the Scales

Originally posted on Andrew McDowell:
It seems that there are two sides to the coin of being a writer. The first side is writing process and everything related to the it, such as conducting research, sharing drafts with beta readers…

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