Stashes of Stuff
The Irish Exit
For an impending meet-up that may/may not become contentious and confrontational, I performed research and formulated a plan… Read on. The information may help you out of a prickly situation –
Learn Something New
Lifelong learning, achieved by resolve to learn something new yearly, helps one avoid the vagaries of age, especially for one’s brain. This year I resolve to learn to Karaoke.
Happy Post-Holiday shopping
Public announcement that this weekly writer-of-blog is taking a week off to enjoy another hobby: shopping!
Wiseacre-age versus Dotage
I've attended a multitude of holiday events and a couple of them were populated by old people. You might mingle among them, too. And, so help me, I hope you're not one of them. Old people are fussy, forever looking backways to the good old days while slamming...
Listening is not a spectator sport
Reader beware! This is a rant-like report about Casa Colando’s frequent houseguests, some of which are good, but some of which are ugly-bad.
How does the holiday season impact your writing? Is it boom or bust? Creative or consigned to dutiful chores? This blog post reports my seasonal writer goals.
The Power of Re
As my friends and family know, I'm enamored with all things Egyptian. My husband and I have traveled to the country three times. A little-known fact is that Pharaoh Akhenaten, who was married to the fabulously beautiful Nefertiti also mandated the rule of one god - Ra...
The Alchemy of Turning Hurt into Insight
Over the years, I’ve contemplated my singular family dynamic and several insights have helped me to gain peace – read on to learn how I’ve achieved it.
Walk like an Egyptian
In addition to the Sphinx and Great Pyramids, the Egyptians were practical inventors, especially in service to Pharaoh. We appreciate their creations in many arenas today –
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