We had a very enjoyable holiday but as we left I mentioned to the owner that she should really tell prospective holiday makers that part of the house is overlooked by the neighbours.
From story to story, from novel to novel, protagonists vary widely in psychological make-up, goals and dreams, in the types of conflicts they face and in the way they resolve these conflicts.
Asha (Yara in Game of Thrones) Greyjoy visits the lead character of the Gastar novellas to discuss the the actions of her ancestors and the fate of her family.
It's a cold morning in snow covered northeast Ohio, but the sun in shinning. It's a glorious day to live in Ohio! As the Buckeye football team proved, Ohioans are tough and resilient.
A great teacher I studied with used to say,”The world is as you see it.” We come into the world with our DNA and other hereditary markers that contribute to who we are and who we might become.
It’s a sad fact that I was a lazy kid, but at a tender age I noticed my brother wasn’t asked to do nearly as much around the house as me.
One of my bucket list items is riding on a Ferris wheel, and the little carnival offered one. I enjoyed the ride, but it wasn’t scary in the slightest.
For this photo challenge on shadows and light, I had to dig deeper in my files. The photos are an eclectic collection of pictures taken around the globe.
The bag was heavy but Molly dragged it to the station. Her face turned towards the sun, its warmth flowed through her body, easing the pain. Cosmic pain relief, she laughed out loud at the simplicity of it.
If you’ve been to Paris, you know that enjoying a meal or simply tea and desserts at a cafe is a popular pastime. The food in this month’s box will sweep you off your feet, and place you squarely in your favorite cafe.
When will moderate Muslims band together and condemn these people? When will the west get more aggressive in fighting them? It won't...
Can you show me an artist who has enough time for painting? Aren’t we always scrounging for those extra minutes somewhere and yet we allow others to steal them away…..
The last time I openly bought marijuana, Jimmy Carter was in the White House. Pot smoking was so common I remember attending a Rolling Stones concert at the LA Forum and forty thousand people lit up at once.
Over the years my research dragged on. Then one day, I got a letter from my aunt, in response to a plea for help with the seemingly endless list of children borne to my great grandparents.
We need time to soul-search and make decisions that are true to our nature. We’ve become so caught up in the noise, the hype, the crock story and empty promises that we don’t give ourselves room to just be present.
Recently, I was having a conversation about passwords and online protection with son CJ. He told me a few interesting stories about passwords when he worked for the Registrar’s Office
Those organizations who demand politicians sign a pledge to favor their cause or a candidate will be run against them. They are all bullies.
I started the first day of the year on a quiet note. The weather was not so cold, and the early morning sun made it the perfect day to take a walk on the Old Croton Aqueduct.
New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery.
The two women walked into the elevator and pressed the button for the ground floor. As the doors opened and they walked into the foyer, they were surprised to see nothing but steel. The whole ground floor had been...
How could we ever start a new season in our lives without a bit of chocolate? The New Year is the perfect time to give yourself a sweet treat and then throw yourself into your exercise routine