The Sisterhood of World Bloggers Award

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award is an award that recognizes the unique voices of women across the world. Thank you to hiMe  for nominating me. In her blog, A Refugee’s Journey – Vietnam to Australia  she writes about her experiences in a way that takes your breath away. Her poetry invites the reader into her world and leaves powerful images in the mind that linger … Continue reading The Sisterhood of World Bloggers Award

Secrets Revealed

Shrouded in mystery revealed to only one Seeking respite from burdens carried too long   Cautiously shared relying on another Anointing power with faith taken for granted   Received with respect pledging to uphold Accepting responsibility despite weakness in character flawed from inception   Revealed via whispers rippling in waves Cascading betrayals across boundaries of friendship damaged beyond repair DAILY PROMPT Locked and Sealed Can … Continue reading Secrets Revealed

Back to School

Somewhere in the moments between July and August, there is a shift. It’s almost imperceptible, yet parents and children feel it. The laid-back vibe of summer becomes replaced with an anticipatory Back to School environment. It’s seasonal, cyclical, and unavoidable. “Back to School” sales explode in every medium like proverbial rabbits. Somewhere in the moments between August and September, school resumes, engaging entire populations in … Continue reading Back to School

More Than This

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRrT0Ak18Pc “I found a book that my mama kept Filled with secrets she hid And in a dusty old attic, one mornin’ I read About a woman I never met Who had dreams just like mine With every page that I turned, the words came alive” (Written by Liz Hengber, Deanna Bryant)   My mother is not a writer, but she is a brilliant individual. … Continue reading More Than This

Still Alice

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.” My grandfather was diagnosed with dementia in 1995. At that time an official diagnosis of Alzheimer’s was suspected, but could not be confirmed without an autopsy. … Continue reading Still Alice

Response to Questions, Questions, Questions: The WordPress Community Experiment

  Suzie81 Speaks posted an invitation to answer the following questions. Can’t wait to see the outcome. Here are my responses. 1. How did you create the title for your blog? I tried several versions of what became the title of my blog. I wanted to convey the feeling of retracing my steps in life, and experiencing the next steps in a different way. 2. What’s … Continue reading Response to Questions, Questions, Questions: The WordPress Community Experiment