Flowers and the Winter Blues

How can you call it the winter blues when the sky was rarely blue but rather gray? Be gone! Drab and dreary, gray and weary, sad, unsavory winter weather! Pick up your spirits with a few pics from my beloved Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, and illustrations by a dear little lady close to myContinue reading “Flowers and the Winter Blues”

California Mini-Trip

One of my favorite authors, John Steinbeck, was born in 1902 in Salinas, California. My favorite book by Steinbeck–The Grapes of Wrath (1939). Boy, what a book! Makes you think twice before complaining. I took a trip to California years ago, and revisiting photos, came across those that reminded me of Steinbeck, although not takenContinue reading “California Mini-Trip”

Success is a Bunch of Failures

Is it wise christen a blog re-launch with failure?  Jinx, anyone? But failing is part of living and learning (well, the letters a, i, l, r, and e are parts). My simple saying reminds me that every time I fail, I get closer to success–getting published. I mean, what could beat my 100 Rejections Challenge?Continue reading “Success is a Bunch of Failures”