On Dental Care, Sweat Rags and Leaving a Legacy

I've been thinking a lot on the legacy I will leave behind.  Not sure why this has captured my thought process so much lately.  Of course, living with an aged person... and on the fast track to becoming one myself, I guess it's kind of "normal". I mean, what will my kids and grandkids remember most about me?  Will they …

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Writing Honestly – or – Writing, Honestly?

I am amazed at how hard this is... once I've made a decision and a committment to do something... how hard it is to do. On March 1st I joined an accountability group of writers to set goals for the book I've wanted to write for twenty years. First off... just saying I joined a group of writers sounds silly …

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Boldly Go… or Hold Back in Fear?

The parable of the talents in the Bible has always bugged me.  The end result seemed unfair...... ....a wealthy man leaves on a journey.  Before leaving he gives talents (money) to three of his servants.  Five talents to one, two to another and one to the last.  While he's gone the first two servants invest and double his …

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Is “synopsis-ize” a Word?

I make things up.  If a word doesn't fit, I think it's perfectly fine to invent one.. And why not?  Words had to be invented in the first place...it should be OK to add another. Some readers may be turned off by the next few words (and please keep in mind this is not a political blog by …

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