Life as a Miracle: Writing Partner from OZ

Life as a Miracle: Writing Partner from OZ

Three months ago a world traveling writer returned to the U.S., to her home not far from where we live. When we re-connected, she requested a get-together to co-write. She felt she’d found her Voice at last. For the writers among my readers, you know what that...
Pride isn’t Power

Pride isn’t Power

For our 12th anniversary my husband gave me a significant ring. He also made a significant promise: that we’d travel abroad at least once/year for the rest of our lives. We’d achieved his travel goal of seeing all of our magnificent 50 states first,...
The Tall Poppy Syndrome

The Tall Poppy Syndrome

We’ve just returned from lands Down Under, where I’ve learned an apropos phrase: the Tall Poppy Syndrome. It’s applied to me nearly all my life. In one incident after another, for better or worse, mostly worst. I am more sensitive than people care to...
Aussie Zeal

Aussie Zeal

Larry and I have traveled Australia and New Zealand, our travel quest for 30 years:  http://www.tauck.com/tours/australia-travel/australia-cruise-ape-2016.aspx Okay, I’ll admit on blog, it’s been our travel lust for that duration. We had to wait until we...
“Happy as Larry”

“Happy as Larry”

Greetings in America, a land of congeniality. In other parts of our country not blessed by irrepressible sunshine, people converse about weather. I’ve shared the jaw-dropping, weather-related comments of some of our visitors from Elsewhere in America in another...