10 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self.

 10 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self The new year is here…what are 10 things you would tell your younger self in 2016?PAPERSALT.COM...more

A Cluttered Mind


Here I sit at the end of the day, trying to tap out my few words.  It is dark already and I don't know what to say.  Maybe Mr. Moon can shine his light and guide me....more


365 Reflections - Reflection 1

Last night was the first night of my first writing class. Well I suppose it wasn't really my first writing class. Technically, we all take writing classes in elementary school. But I digress... I tend to do that. My self editor jumps in and tries to justify my thoughts - whether good or bad, coherent or sloppy. Anyway, my task from this class is to, no surprise coming here, write. I cannot hope to make an income or develop a larger readership unless I produce.  And so I am making a commitment to produce....more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

R&R: Ripples and Reflections This is my first time participating in a photo challenge but I immediately knew what I wanted to write after reading the guidelines.  Here is the post:...more

The Dancer

He tipped his hat, let it roll down his arm, put it back on his head. He was on the floor and then back up again, moving with nimble grace. An appreciative semi-circle gathered , cheering him on, watching him dance.We had helped him to pick out the suit he was wearing. Who knew that he would be looking this good, three hours later? In silhouette, he recalled Michael Jackson in his heyday. He tipped his hat as he walked past us. The jacket sat perfectly on his slim shoulders.Who knew that he would be sleeping on the streets three hours from now?...more

Reverb 2013 - Day 2

Gift giving and receivingFor me, this year, the two are actually one - Baby Boy. I was given the pleasure of becoming his parent as well as having aided in giving Baby as a gift to Hun. Honestly, even with all the difficulties I've had to date, there is nothing better than him. This year was amazing in that way....more

Reverb 2013 - Day 1

I told Hun that I think I've lost my mind. Why?, he asks. Well, because I found two other things that sound fun out here in the blog world and I think I'm going to do them. No additional information given. I mean, I did get a little catching up done after finishing out November NaBloPoMo . But, challenges I like. I'm feeling a little re-invigorated right now, this evening. I do think I'll only do one challenge right now though. Sometimes it's hard enough getting one post done a day, let alone two.1 word for 2013: Change....more