But this is about biographies - a huge thank you! Since girlhood I seem to reach for biographical reading whenever I am "in a brown study" over things, wanting a job or project, grieving, sluggish for emotional or physical reasons, in flux and lost. Somehow Biographies do the trick, when I must be still, my heroes swashbuckle for me ... (more)Read More
What would I do with my own show?Read More
Do not let the cheery pumpkins fool you - I have scary stories to share at Halloween at this true stories blog. But should they be shared at all? Grownup scary stories are not pretty.
Mayborn, my life has been a blessing, and very normal; these stories only a fraction of my generally happy life. More - these stories enjoyed happy endings, but I certainly do have my moments - and then I realize most folks do.
Life is not "Trick or Treat" but Trick AND Treat !
A list of my scary stories - details on requestRead More
This is late being posted because of "'Air-kyool" - Hercule Poirot. And I feel fine about it. Some things are important. Marathoning a series is valid in this case - my life is in flux and it is a fine and affordable distraction; and a lesson in authorship for any writer, and a quality engagement. To me, it is an honor thing - he completed the entire series, a thing not easily done! Bravo! But for me, it is just the epression of it all at this phase of things, of my passion for the mystery-thriller of quality since childhood- so do not gloat, Monsieur! I just happened to be going that way.Read More
Gramps, called "The Chief", celebrated his Saint Patrick's Day Birthday with his darling wife of 50 years, seven sons, one tiny daughter, their families and a lifetime of friends, associates and neighbors. The line of party visitors began at dawn andended at midnight. Those days are passed, but their abundance is mine always to share! Have some!Read More
ART IN AMERICA ~ HISTORICAL OUTLINE and a MYSTERY
I posted this timeline in 2003 at my first site. It made a good thing to share and handy reference for me. But in the loss of things from the old site hacking, is the loss of the SOURCE of this neat post. In trying to find it, I found ten newer ones but none so simple, elegant and easy to USE. Will continue the source search and will add a few links to other good sources. Thanksomuch - ElleRead More
Also named "A Splendid Torch" or, "Purpose" - this is A New Years Inspiration for everyone! A vitamin of a sort, from George Bernard Shaw, one of my least favorite persons, but most favorite storytellers. It is reprinted everywhere under several titles. I hope you enjoy the easy read! Elle
This is the true joy in life,
the being used for a purpose
recognized by yourself as a mighty one; ...Read More