What did you do when Facebook went down?

Social users may not have been affected in the pocketbook, but it was a wake-up call for many who only realized the degree of their dependence on the platform once it disappeared.

What's in YOUR toolbox? Part 3

This is a longer-than-usual post. Grab your favorite beverage or snack and settle in. I promise it will be worth reading to the end!

What's in YOUR toolbox? Part 2

The scope of the world’s needs for repair can certainly appear too much for a single individual to handle. But a person armed with the right tools can learn to accomplish almost any job.

What's in YOUR toolbox? Part 1

Our planet is in need of major renovations on so many levels, I wonder if there is a toolbox big enough to hold all that is needed for its repair.

Why you MUST write down your thoughts and ideas: Part 1

Although it may be obvious why a writer finds it important to keep track of and remember her thoughts, the simple act of jotting down your thoughts and ideas in a notebook or journal is a habit well worth everyone's time.

Energy is Everything

Unless you went to a very special school, you probably did not learn that we have an energy body with an energy system.

Coming Home

Joe’s spirit followed me home and remains with me. He’s more than in my heart; he’s in my house.

What's timeless for you?

Some things transcend time and are timeless, or at least seem so while we're engaged with them.

The World Is Too Much with Us

I think it is a great shame that more people don’t live their lives by the information gleaned from poets.


To become the butterflies of our dream lives, we must do something—probably a bunch of things—for the transformation to take place.


Losing the love of my life in a three-month span from diagnosis to death has made me painfully aware of the fragility of life. We don’t know how long we have to become who we came here to be. I’ve been inching toward it for years, but I feel I’m running out of time. It’s now or never, baby.

Vacation Medley

Do not underestimate the power of your pen, nor the power of what we can accomplish individually and together. If you have not yet begun, then start today. Write now.