The Arc of Casa Colando

The Arc of Casa Colando

 Our house is a very, very, very fine house in the parlance of Graham Nash. But our house one-ups his storied home in Laurel Canyon where he co-habited with Joni Mitchell and two cats—our house has a past, a potentially dangerous past due to its connection with...
Revenge, Reward, Redemption in a Book

Revenge, Reward, Redemption in a Book

Welcome to the August Installment of the Insecure Writers Support Group (IWSG) blog  http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com The awesome and invigorating online support group was initiated by Ninja Alex Cavanaugh. Be certain to pay homage by reading and commenting...
Name-calling in the Adult World

Name-calling in the Adult World

How often do you get into an argument and think of the perfect comeback … three days later? To take down your opponent, tired vocabulary will not suffice. That comeback has to be spectacular. Confuse and conquer your foes with your linguistic wit; here are some words...
Aristocrats, Vagabonds, and Clowns

Aristocrats, Vagabonds, and Clowns

Aristocrats, vagabonds, and clowns… does this describe your passel of friends, foes, and family? Have you been able to see, hug, and hold them close yet? After the protracted pause our lives endured across the nation, the friendly skies (whose airline slogan is...
5 tips to Keep Yourself Mentally Fit

5 tips to Keep Yourself Mentally Fit

A major question among my Baby Boomer peers is, “How can I reduce my risk of cognitive impairment (aka Old Timers’ Disease)? Unfortunately, there’s no magic pill that can prevent memory loss, ward off cognitive decline, or keep us young and healthy...