If you learn one thing, learn to dream –

“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” ~ Langston Hughes I first learned of my gift for storytelling in high school. Though admittedly, I suffered through most of my studies an average student on paper, who was, however, fortunate to be smart enough to sufficiently pass tests…

My Brave New World …

I read Thomas Moore’s Utopia when I was very young – I went to a small Catholic school and well, when you are taught by nuns and brothers and priests, you read stuff like that. And you research. And you learn. And you wonder why a man thought to be so devote to his church,…

There will be no recipe sharing in my biography – 

 It’s funny how some people like to talk about themselves and others don’t. I mean just poke around the blogosphere long enough and you’re bound to land on of those blogs where someone’s always complaining about their boss, crowing about some newfangled recipe they made for dinner last night (usually just another way to make…

Tell yourself Duckie, you’re really quite lucky!

Sadly, I do not read as much as I’d like – but I don’t go out to dinner, run marathons or do any of those things that I used to before my children got so darn busy … but that’s OK … because it is my children that remind me daily how lucky I am….