Monthly Archives: August 2013

Chapter 1 – Gloria’s dilemma is revealed

In honor of the long-awaited (at least, by me) official release of my novel, this blog post will be the entire first chapter of the book.  I hope you find it interesting. If it makes you want to read the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon…

When I first started this blog, I said that my first novel had been accepted for  publication. That was months ago, and my book is finally going to be “officially” released on August 30. In honor of the official release, … Continue reading

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Chime for change

Chime for change. This is from the great site poet4justicedotwordpressdotcom. It needs no introduction.

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A shopping cart full of good news!

Thanks go out to Roberta Hyde for sending me another good news story! This one appeared in TBO.com Tampa Tribune Published: August 14, 2013 BRANDON – On Aug. 4, in the middle of Staples at Regency Square, Rodney Burton heard … Continue reading

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Good news on tiny wings!

More good news… So our broccoli crop had some problems this year and went to flower after the first yield.  Yesterday, my four-year-old grandson went over to see if any more broccoli was growing and he discovered that the flowers … Continue reading

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Some good news for the day!

From Beth Ramos  http://celebration34747cares.com/about-us  Local residents making sure children do not go hungry. Of course, it seems that in a country as rich in food and resources as the U.S, child hunger should not even be a problem. But it … Continue reading

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Okay, then, I’ll do it myself if I have to!

Soooo, dear readers, I made a request at the end of my blog on August 1.(https://whataheartcanhold.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/a-year-of-good-news/ I asked everyone to post a reply that contained some good news, or to tweet some, or to email some, or to post some … Continue reading

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I Believe in All That Has Never Yet Been Spoken

Originally posted on Teacher as Transformer:
I am getting back into a groove after my first full week home. I let things flow a bit this week. Rilke suggested letting go or not contriving in this poem. When I don’t…

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A Year of Good News

I listen to the news. A lot. I do it by choice, even though it often stresses me out. To me, it seems that the news reporting concentrates on what is wrong. Maybe the fact that I perceive it that … Continue reading

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