Picasso said, “You don’t make art, you find it” and while I realize his words had another meaning, that is just what we did. Today’s Daily Prompt could not have been better timed for me. In our recent hunt for a new home we looked at many, each offering something unique. However, when it came… Read More Frame Of Mind
I sit alone in the early morning hours before the world outside beckons the world inside to take the stage for the quick tempo dance that is our daily performance. Windows all around me atop this tower in the sky I now call home frame mobile snapshots of a city already awake and attuned to its… Read More Casting Call…Dance Or Exit Stage Left?
Anka of Keeping it Real, has been one of my followers since I started blogging in September of last year. We were instant Cyber Sisters for various reasons. She touches upon those below, but one of the things I instantly loved about her and her blog is that she’s as real as one gets. Her… Read More A Book Review That’s Keeping It Real
YO MR. WHITE! AND MR. STRUNK! The infamous Strunk and White, purveyors of compositional advice, implore us to omit needless words in our writing. American author Ernest Hemingway, nicknamed “Papa,” embraced this writing philosophy. Known for an unadorned, sparse prose style, he favored short sentences with strong verbs and very few adjectives or adverbs. While Hemingway is well… Read More One Ring To Rule Them All – edited (Weekly Writing Challenge)
My son Evan has a habit of measuring himself against his growth chart. He stands up tall, shoulders back, chin up and anxiously awaits how he will “measure up” so to speak. After one of his recent sessions, he walked off dejected, shoulders sagging and head hanging. I followed him out of his room to… Read More The Moment I Became A Grown Up
As I walk through yet another cardboard maze on my way to the kitchen, I can’t help but wonder if there is some underlying issue in me that needs addressing. Should I have kicked up my feet on some black leather couch for an hour a week with a psychological counselor instead of TripAdvisor? Should… Read More Outside the Box: The ExPat’s Dilemma
Today’s Daily Prompt: Take Care When you’re unwell, do you allow others to take care of you, or do you prefer to soldier on alone? What does it take for you to ask for help? Photographers, artists, poets: show us HELP.
Dear Olivia Rose, Twelve years ago you entered the world and as I held you in my arms and looked into your eyes, I once again voiced the many promises I had been whispering for months as I gently rubbed my growing belly. I promised to always love you with all my heart. I promised you… Read More To My Daughter: It’s A World Full Of Sea Glass
Rohan Healy currently resides in his ancestral home of Dublin and has published a number of books including “Greeks to Geeks: Practical Stoicism in the 21st Century”, “The 7 Things That Made Me Genuinely & Irreversibly Happy: And How They Can Do The Same For You” and Sci Fi fiction novel Gyaros Book One – The Mice Eat Iron. I’m not… Read More Luck Of The Irish?