Angels Among the Flames – The Day I Escaped Death

So today’s Ultimate Blog Challenge writing prompt is to tell a story. This is an example of how these email suggestions look:   “Everyone loves a good story. Emotional stories can make a big impact and people remember them. True tales can be compelling.”   Well, I have a true story that is both emotional … Read more

In Loving Memory of Uncle Walt

Today’s Ultimate Blog Challenge writing prompt is to share a movie or song that is meaningful to us. I decided to share a video with a song in special loving memory of a man I have always known as Uncle Walt, who passed away yesterday at the age of 94 (just about three months short … Read more

Spotlight on My Dad: In Memory of His Influence and Life Lessons

It’s the first Friday of January, and first Friday of 2017!!  Isn’t it odd to think a week ago was still last year, and now it’s a new year? As I’ve mentioned before, I’m starting this new year on this blog by participating in the Ultimate Blog Challenge. Today’s writing prompt is the suggestion to … Read more

ANNOUNCING: Special Early Christmas Gift

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: I am thrilled and so thankful to make this announcement about an extra special early Christmas gift: My third granddaughter was born on December 15th, at 8:30am and weighed in at 8 lbs. 4 oz., and measured 21.5 inches long. And of course, she’s adorable!   Me with my beautiful new granddaughter, Lillianna … Read more

November 12-Guest Blogger Nicki Jacoby on Striving for Perfection

Welcome back to my blog, as we approach the midway point of this month of November. I am continuing with my thematic blog posts, based on ideas from the Ultra Blog Challenge and the Article Writing Challenge. Wednesdays are designated as guest blogger days, so for this Wednesday, November 12th post, I wanted to “re-share” … Read more