No. 1

I have long enjoyed the book series by Alexander McCall Smith about Mma Ramotswe and her No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.  I normally like a bit more intrigue and adventure in a book but the characters that Mr. Smith developed are irresistible.  They are so delightful that you could actually picture yourself knowing them orContinue reading “No. 1”

The Pain of Writing

The title I came up with for this post is, well, I don’t know what it is. I was inspired by this image: I haven’t posted in a while. Is it writer’s block? That would be a good excuse for me. Is it laziness? Another good excuse for me. Perhaps it’s a bit of rebelliousnessContinue reading “The Pain of Writing”

Wordsmith

I love the word wordsmith.  There are some words in the english language that I just enjoy saying and wordsmith is one of them. I never thought I was one until I read the Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: Definition of wordsmith :  a person who works with words; especially  :  a skillful writer wordsmithery play \-ˌsmi-thə-rē\noun This word was firstContinue reading “Wordsmith”

Dusty Dreams

There are about nineteen days left in 2016. I never make New Year resolutions, but I do always look forward to what may be in store for us/me in the upcoming new year. Ever an adventurer…… My future at this point is rather swelling with fear  anticipation. Last Thursday was the last day of my son’sContinue reading “Dusty Dreams”

Writing Again, Writing Still

It’s been almost a year since I last posted on the topic of writing .  My goals, etc.  The book I started and started again and thought I finished……..almost. Sigh.  I cannot compare myself to others.  That is unwise – even the bible tells us that. But I do it anyway until I catch myself.  SoContinue reading “Writing Again, Writing Still”