I am 52 years old. Of those 52 years, I used street drugs for 11 years. Following my first divorce from 1997 to 2003. And, after my second divorce from 2015 to 2018. Both periods of drug abuse ended with a conviction for drug possession. The first [two charges], resulted in a community corrections sentence, … Continue reading If I Died Today, Have I Paid For My Sins?
This is another piece from last summer. Originally written/posted August 2019. Wake Up And Be Brilliant We all have our morning [or evening] wake-up process(es). Over the past few years, I've developed a theory, a wake-up theory. I've come to believe that nearly everyone is capable of great things immediately after opening their eyes. Please … Continue reading Wake Up And Be Brilliant [August 2019]
Before I get sidetracked, I'd like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope that all of you, have a safe and fantastic New Year, and I wish all of you many Blessings! Sidetracked... Questions...that's what on my mind as we begin the New Year. Am I prepared? Are we ready? I believe 2020 promises to … Continue reading Before I get sidetracked, I’d like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Such a powerful image!
Come tante altre cose nel mio mondo della scrittura, non ho visto arrivare questa. Molto semplicemente, non mi aspettavo di affezionarmi ai personaggi che ho creato. In effetti, così preso da una donna in particolare che ho iniziato a studiare la lingua italiana. Se qualcuno mi avesse suggerito una cosa del genere un anno fa? … Continue reading La Mia Bella Creazione
Like so many other things within my world of writing, I didn't see this one coming. Quite simply, I did not expect to become attached to the characters that I've created. In fact, so taken by one particular woman that I've begun studying the Italian Language. If anyone would have suggested such a thing to … Continue reading My Beautiful Creation
Era tempo di finire quello che aveva iniziato. Una rapida occhiata furtiva all'orologio del girasole mostrò che le lancette non si erano mosse e rimasero bloccate alle 11:11, senza dubbio a causa delle batterie scariche per anni. Shelby non poté fare a meno di sorridere quando si rese conto che le mani lunghe e congelate … Continue reading Bellissimo In Ogni Modo [Parte 14 di 20]
Looking past the dogs, she could see the dog run and nearly every foot of fence in the backyard. Nothing seemed to be out of place or damaged. In the back of her mind, she knew something was wrong, terribly wrong, and completely upside-down. Cringing, she thought about the creepy voice whispering into her boyfriend's … Continue reading Beautiful In Every Way [13 of 20]
WWW...World of Writing of Women. I've been working on my [first] novel for about six months. I haven't done a complete page count, but I can safely estimate my progress at 100-120 pages so far. Like most books, my book has many characters, male and female. Of course, that didn't surprise me. It takes a … Continue reading WWW…World of Writing of Women Part 1 of 2 [The RePost]
She looked downstairs, and then at the light switch. The switch was on, but upon looking up towards the ceiling, she discovered that the socket was empty. At that moment, an overwhelming stench smashed into her brain. "Oh my...ugh...that's bad," she managed to say, while holding her nose and struggling to breath through her mouth. … Continue reading Bella In Ogni Modo [Beautiful In Every Way] Part 12 of 20