"It's a fine line, isn't it, Cindy? I think, well, who really cares what I have to say about the subject, yet it seems disrespectful to act as if nothing's happened when it's on the hearts of so many of us. And I think it's…"
"I haven't been feeling very articulate, blog-wise, recently, but was just about to post a humorous bit when Newtown happened, and I couldn't do it. I don't have much to add, but having been through the loss of a child, I decided to…"
"I don't know if this is possible. I'd like to think it is, but I haven't proven it to be so thus far in my life. So far, I've mostly written in places where she won't find me, but I am also naturally reluctant to have others…"
I want to encourage women to submit to humor venues. I urge you; I implore you. Let’s start a revolution and change the world’s mind about who’s funny. Your heart will swell with accomplishment and your breasts will become larger. This I promise.
Hi Virginia! Glad you enjoyed my post on the 11+. I was a tough ride - the French system is also brutally selective but not that young... Good luck to your daughter and let's catch-up at the next meet-up! Where are you based?
I just read your piece "Ashes." What drew me into the story were the details and the honesty with which you wrote your piece. You described the waiting room quite accurate: box of tissue, pamphlet, sofa, chairs. Which, of course, we readers know will not help whatsoever in relieving the grief. As well, you capture a poignant moment when the narrator looks outside at the world still moving about and living while her world is collapsing. Very truthful piece. Great job.
"I think when you raise kids without religion, you deny them something that is intrinsic to the human soul. My feeling is, even if you no longer believe in the Catholic religion, even if the idea of going to church leaves you feeling cold and numb,…"
"Thanks Helen. Hope you have a chance to check it out right here. Making an audio book was almost as exciting as writing it! They also chose the first two witness books as their Series Selection this month. I'm learning all sorts of new…"