If you tell me your secret, I’ll tell you mine…

If you tell me your secret, I’ll tell you mine…

Today’s question/challenge for stalwart IWSG bloggers like me is: Writers have secrets! What are one or two of yours, something readers would never know from your work? https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-sign-up.html If you tell me your secret,...
Life as a Miracle: My Mother Speaks Up

Life as a Miracle: My Mother Speaks Up

My mother was known for speaking her mind, a trait that I apparently inherited – read on! That particular day, it was good thing was that I was painting my mother’s fingernails. My head was bent to the task, so I didn’t look up. But I could hear. The...
Spiced Cider, Venus, and Mars –

Spiced Cider, Venus, and Mars –

I wore Estee Lauder lipstick for years. The color was Spiced Cider. Women loved it and complimented it universally. My husband never said a word. He just kissed me 😎 Who was I to complain? Colorful lips were useful in my career as a speech-language pathologist....
Life as a Miracle: ASHA Licensing Exam

Life as a Miracle: ASHA Licensing Exam

I let my California speech-language pathology license lapse. I am a practicing SLP no more. I retain my lifetime credential to work in the public schools. Any state. I am ASHA-certified, a coveted process that proclaimed to be prohibitively difficult, but a cinch for...