Coffee Blog

Pink Pumpkin Vanilla Pumpkin Flavour Coffee

The name of this coffee made me wonder if the hot liquid in my cup would have a pink hue. It doesn’t, of course, but it is a lovely deep brown. The scent is bitter with notes of a woodsy vanilla. On second sniff I realize the woodsy notes are in fact seasonal spices with… Continue reading Pink Pumpkin Vanilla Pumpkin Flavour Coffee

Miscellaneous

Meet Blog: She has a Life of Her Own

Blogging for me has been like raising a child. First, it requires time and effort. There is a daily routine where quality time is spent caring, nurturing, and helping to develop character. Time spent reading is included in this package because, like the importance of reading to a child, reading other bloggers work helps to… Continue reading Meet Blog: She has a Life of Her Own

Miscellaneous

October’s Snowy Sunday Post

The scene outside my window displays soft white flakes falling against a background of grey sky. A white blanket conceals the green grass beneath and it veils the rooftops and trees around me. October snow in the extreme has fallen so many days this week that I have lost count. Yesterday we built a snow… Continue reading October’s Snowy Sunday Post

Parenting & Other Life Stories

“Can I come into the Out Now?”

Initially, I felt as if there was nobody I could tell about my mental health. A deep feeling of isolation began to build higher around me. I felt locked in the freezer like the alien Bov, Ow, from the DreamWorks movie Home. I was imprisoned inside a glass cell where I could only be a… Continue reading “Can I come into the Out Now?”

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Beautiful Journeys: Our stories to tell

“The ring of flesh opened suddenly, and my fingers touched something wet and hard. Relaxation, and it moved back, away, leaving the ends of my fingers tingling with the knowledge that I touched someone entirely new. Once more the great pressure, the stretching came, and once more eased slowly back. I pushed back the edge… Continue reading Beautiful Journeys: Our stories to tell

Miscellaneous

What is it that compels us to write?

Introduction to Me: For as long as I can remember I have loved writing and creating stories, poetry, characters, fantasy places and more.  By the same token, I have loved to share those creations; typically, I share  with friends and family.  Off and on through that love I have tried to find neiches to publish… Continue reading What is it that compels us to write?