I first saw her during the summer. I had just moved here. She was a mound in the middle of an abandoned parking lot beside the car wash. It was the stroller that got my attention. After studying her bobbing head as she napped in the blazing sun, I realized she was alone. I went… Read More Something About Mary
The things were mostly meaningless without the story behind them, from places known and some I have to admit, unclear.… Read More A Lesson in THINGS
Yes, I get it all the time. Wait? Are you that Realtor? That Artist? “No, I don’t think so,” a fellow acquaintance told someone recently,” she writes for that newspaper.” I was once told, “If you don’t pick ONE thing you are never going to be successful.” I see that person now has actually drifted… Read More The Many Faces of Allison Adams
Lake Living I was given the opportunity to write a column (and articles) for a local community paper here in Tuscaloosa called Druid City Living. Watch for it in your mailbox each month. It can be found online at Druidcityliving.com. I share a few of the articles here to quench your thirst. Hoping to… Read More Lake Living
Click here for 10 Short Stories to spur your creative muse Creativity for writers can most definitely be spawned by absorbing the words of those who have penned fiction that takes you to the sights, sounds and feelings of days passed. Here are ten short stories that are found online~ Oprah’s book club recently read… Read More Click here for 10 Short Stories to spur your creative muse
Creative Every Day Challenge I have found that I work best when I have a deadline, a challenge, a gauge to go by. A few years ago I took the Creative Every Day Challenge. I seem to find creativity most days, but I thought it might be fun to do creative things with purpose this month… Read More Creative Every Day Challenge
I just turned 47 last week. Every time I look at those words, I think, “Wait! That doesn’t look right!” It is hard to imagine that I am almost 50 because all those just a bit younger than me I still think of as “in their late twenties”. Perhaps it is also because my mother… Read More What is your happYmess?