A New Beginning

A new beginning and starting over can refresh and invigorate our lives.  Sometimes these moments transpire out of nowhere and can leave us feeling frustrated, frightened or alone.  Good or bad, change occurs often in our lives.  Share a time when your life changed, or share a time when an ancestor’s life went through a transition. Continue reading “A New Beginning”

Summer Traditions

During the lazy days of summer, what were your favorite summer traditions?  Did you head for the beach or take a family vacation?  Did you laze by the pool?  Maybe you would head to your favorite fishing spot or camp in the great outdoors.  Whatever your summer quest may have been, do not forget to share your stories.  Just upload in the comments section.  Happy writing!

My Favorite Problem Child

Three years ago, I had a little spitfire that entered into my sixth-grade class, and she was a teacher’s worst nightmare. Amelia had an infectious smile that was somewhat crooked in nature, for it veered off at awkward angles. When she was about to be naughty, her eyes would gleam, and she would give that crooked little smile. It was like a beacon to those around her that Amelia was about to rock someone’s world, and not for the better. That glimmer in her eye warned others to take a step or two in the opposite direction because one never quite knew what she was going to do next. Continue reading “My Favorite Problem Child”

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Yesterday after a long day at work, I found the most unexpected and amazing surprise waiting for me on my blog. A dear fellow blogger nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award! My Daisy Daze left me a sweet message to let me know about her kind-hearted nomination, and she delivered some encouraging words about my stories.

Please check out her site, My Daisy Daze, and read her creative thoughts on life and living, her crazy, fun-filled poetry, and her words of wisdom and inspiration that she shares with her friends and followers. Continue reading “The Sunshine Blogger Award”