Words spin me like a whirling dervish of clandestine epiphanies. They mend me when my soul has frayed. They jig me when I’m on the road to Jag.
Archives for July 2012
A wonderful trip back in time to the Czech village of Želechy in 1920.
Published author Lyndsey D’Arcangelo shares her passion and motivation for writing and talks about her latest novel, The Education of Queenie McBride.
What do I do when I have writer’s block, I: Sit at my computer Check Facebook statuses for inspiration; anything to stir my mind Decide that my oven can’t go another minute being dirty Clean my oven Sit at my computer and check my finances Depressed because the bills still keep rolling in Decide that […]
Irving Underhill (1827 -1960) took this picture on March 23rd, 1909 of the construction of the Manhattan Bridge. You can see the marine terminal in the foreground and the bridge under construction in the background. An amazing piece of engineering for the time!
I am learning to be gentle. Quite a journey for this strong black woman. I was gentle with babies and children, perhaps puppies. Adults were another matter. We should know better, we should get over it, we should toughen up and take control of ourselves and our situations. I was just as tough (or tougher) […]
Something as simple as a clean shower that we often take for granted in the west can bring so much joy to those who normally go without.
At times adult children of alcoholics feel stuck and with little hope – like things are not good, and going to stay that way.
Remliel and Sammael had been doing this job since before they could remember. It always amazed them how differently each client reacts. It was like they were never really sure if they were still asleep and dreaming or just too terrified to ask either Remliel or Sammael what was going on.
Ye Olde Brunswick House has withstood the sands of time and is one of Toronto’s oldest establishments.