Writing 101 Day 19- Or what it means to turn forty

Now I am forty and I am trying to work out what I want to be when I grow up. The kids have left home and I feel like I have my whole life ahead of me. An amazing amount of time to be who ever or whatever i want. I can also be found on occasion in dark noisy night clubs dancing with the other twenty year olds. … More Writing 101 Day 19- Or what it means to turn forty

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Writing 101, Day Ten: Dinner With Gran,my 85 year old hero

My Scottish Grandmother is a diverse & vibrant lady. Iris is amazing, she stills champions the bowels team, walks her little dog everyday, volunteers weekly at the local public hospital and Iris is 85 years young. One of my favorite Gran stories goes like this: Its World War 2, Gran is 17 years old and … More Writing 101, Day Ten: Dinner With Gran,my 85 year old hero

Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View

Men don’t cry. Ever. That’s the truth. That’s how I was raised. Yet here I am sobbing like a baby. Howling like a weeping woman and I do not have the luxury of blaming my hormones. I take  a deep breath of the crisp autumn air and then another. Oak leaves falling all around me. … More Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View