Life on a Page – A Nod to NaNoWriMo

I had an idea, a good one.It started with pen and paper, then my hand cramped,Ditched the romantic old school notebook,Out came the keyboard,The software,The locked closet,Dim light,Sitting among shoes, clothes, books at my feet,Tipping off of shelves,Words to inspire, to cheer, to say,“keep going”.Cups stacked in cups,Dregs of coffee,Dried out tea bags,Crackers crumbs, candy … Continue reading Life on a Page – A Nod to NaNoWriMo

Take One and Feel Better

Did you know there is such a thing as “bibliotherapy”? I read about it in a magazine. The idea is that a bibliotherapist evaluates a person’s emotional/mental state and then “prescribes” a book, typically fiction that is related to what they are struggling with. Suffering from the emotional trauma of losing a house and going … Continue reading Take One and Feel Better

Who is Ed? – Lessons from the Comics

It matters how something is said. We all know that. But it also matters how something is thought to be said. Our lesson from the Comics today is from “Pickles”by Brian Crane. The cartoon is of retired couple Opal and Earl. A recent episode featured Earl jealous of a text he sees on her phone … Continue reading Who is Ed? – Lessons from the Comics