Monthly Archives: January 2012

Author Adventure

“In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears.” “The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing.” Edith Wharton One of the most delightful gifts of writing is the chance to … Continue reading

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Game Plan

“Act in accordance with your vision, not your feelings.” Coach Mike Tully Whenever I need an inspirational boost or advice on peak performance, I turn to TotalGamePlan.com, a motivational web site created by my friend and mentor, Coach Mike Tully. … Continue reading

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Litty Cities

Who knew? A new survey just revealed that, for the second year in a row, Washington, DC ranks as the most literate city in America. Here are the top 10: 1. Washington, D.C. (same as in 2010) 2. Seattle (same … Continue reading

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Read To

Remember what it felt like being read to? What a joy! My beautiful mom, Dorothy, had a lovely voice and she often read to us as kids. she read lots of different things, from Nanuck of the North (why do … Continue reading

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Beautiful Girl

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. ‘Pooh!’ he whispered. ‘Yes, Piglet?’ ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’” The birthday card with this little story sits in a spot where I see … Continue reading

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Trusting Yourself

Just recently, I was talking with a friend about a writing project. She was pondering which of two pieces to submit at an event. At one point she said, “Well, I think I’ll just go with my gut on this.” … Continue reading

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Keep Believing

“Our guys never quit, never have any doubts. We just keep believing and keep fighting until the very end, no matter what the circumstances are.” Eli Manning, Giants quarterback Let me admit right now, that I’m not a huge football … Continue reading

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