Ramblings & Writing

Saturday Daily Prompt

Saturday Daily Prompt: Static I am attempting to participate in WordPress’ Daily Prompt. I am setting myself up for failure if I strive for a daily submission. Work and home responsibilities eat up enough of my writing time. It is more feasible to aim for Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday schedule. […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, Everyone December had been a whirlwind. There were report cards, interviews, holiday activities and concerts, shopping, scheming surprises, lots of cooking, and savoring my two-month-old grandson’s smiles. It was exhausting but well worth the chaos. I can’t help but smile as I looked through my journal reliving […]

Daddy’s Day

I propose a name change for the second Sunday in June. Let’s replace Father’s Day with Daddy’s Day. The alliteration makes it more fun to say and the meaning of the day is better represented. I am not naïve to believe that everyone gets a dad, and I am not about […]

The Piano Player Part I

My grandfather’s baby grand Steinway & Sons piano stands on sturdy mahogany legs in my parent’s living room.  The rock maple case is encased in black walnut veneer giving off that classic Steinway & Sons presence. The Steinway & Sons name is scrolled in gold paint on the fall board. […]

Book Announcement

I am officially signed up with the publicist, Caitlin Hamilton Summie. She was incredibly genuine and I was impressed with her candor. She and her husband, Rick, put together a personal package I could manage. I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and taking on this publicity/marketing challenge.