Recommended Reading

For the Writing 101 Day 19 assignment, I didn’t reach out to a buddy to trade guest posts {I’m such a rebel. *gasp*}, so {as the suggested alternative}, I thought I would share some of the great articles I read while I was nominating fellow bloggers for the Blogger Recognition Award. From Chorizo & Thyme, I…

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Map of My Childhood

Gentilly, New Orleans, LA. – If you ask others who grew up in Gentilly, they’ll tell you that it was a truly great place and how blessed we all were to grow up there. Truth. It was a beautiful area, with so many places to go. As far as I’m concerned, there’s nowhere in the…

{Before / After This} Moment

“There are moments which mark your life. Moments you realize that nothing will ever be the same and time is divided into two parts ~ {before this} and {after this}.” ~ Unknown I stood beside her bed, looking down at the face of the woman I had the privilege of calling “Mom”. Every thought I’d…

The Journey Home

This post is for my Writing 101 Day 15 assignment, Take a cue from your readers. On 15 September, our Day 6 assignment was to create a poll for readers to vote on a list of ideas for a post; my readers chose “a short story, made up as you go along. NO planning” which…