Hey, everyone. It's been a while since I wrote a Mystery Monday post. A few days ago, I was reminded of a mystery that happened right in my back yard. I wrote the original post several years ago. With it being October and nearing Halloween, I decided to repost. Hope you enjoy it. Goblins and … Continue reading Mysterious Sound #MysteryMonday
I'm breaking from the mystery theme of the month today but this was on my mind. A few days ago, I received a phone call from my brother. The conversation began with something like this: "I know it was around this time of year..." He didn't have to finish the sentence for me to know … Continue reading Memories #Thursday Thoughts
I can't remember the exact occasion when I heard the Beatles on the radio. It was probably sometime in early 1964. My older brother was a big music fan and therefore, I was introduced to several singers and groups from that era. I was a big fan of the Four Seasons - until The … Continue reading Beatles, Memories, and The Week in Review
It's hard to believe that sixteen years have passed since that fateful day in 2001. For as long as I live, I'll never forget the feeling I had when I first heard the news of the planes hitting the Twin Towers. Sitting in my office at work, I turned on the radio seconds later to … Continue reading Patriot Day and Another Busy Week
One of the first things I learned as a writer is, "Write What You Know." Okay, I can see the importance of that when writing non-fiction. For instance, I once thought I would write a book based on my experience of being a cancer survivor's wife. I planned to write about our experiences throughout my … Continue reading You know stuff, use it | Story Empire
A few photos from 2015. The cover for The Stranger, the stage at the Ringo Starr concert, the Space Shuttle Discovery, and a civil-war cannonball, lodged in the wall of a mansion at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Once again the time has come for us to bid farewell to another year. Wasn’t it only yesterday we welcomed … Continue reading 2015 in Review
Unforeseen circumstances prevented me from writing and blogging last week. Better late than never, this week I continue my series of posts about the months of the year. In the original Roman calendar, March was the first month of the year. Its name comes from the Roman god of war—Mars. March is the month in … Continue reading March ~ The Windy Month
On February 7, 1964, four young men from Britain stepped off a plane at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City. Two days later, they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show to what was at that time the largest television viewing audience in history. I don’t remember the first Beatles’ song I heard, where … Continue reading Ringo!