Tag: writing

Why Write?

I aim to write in my notebook each morning. Coffee freshly dripped from a K-Cup, cools beside me. My cat, Hershey, has learned to sit on my left side so I can scratch his ears while I scribble. The sun porch overlooking my tidy… Continue Reading “Why Write?”

Stories Served News and Notes August 13, 2020

I am writing while thunder and flashes of lightning usher in the dawn. The storm will pass through soon leaving a fresh wash from the humidity (I hope). In the meantime the low rumble and steady patter of rain provide perfect morning music.  I… Continue Reading “Stories Served News and Notes August 13, 2020”

Working for the Dream

Daily Bread takes place in the Lower East Side of Manhattan Island, 1911. Tenement neighborhoods burst with immigrants. Hand and horse-drawn carts and the new-fangled assembly lined motor cars rumbled in the streets harmonizing with the lilts of different languages. Factories sprung up, spitting… Continue Reading “Working for the Dream”

June 2020 Coffee Share

Good morning, Everyone. Happy June. How is your world faring? The Phase Two Action Plan from the lockdown officially happens next week in my neck of the woods. Fingers crossed. My yard does not seem to be affected by the virus. Color explodes with… Continue Reading “June 2020 Coffee Share”

A New Beginning in a New World

A New Beginning in a New World Between 1880-1920, 34 million immigrants huddled on the decks of ships, watching the Statue of Liberty usher them into New York harbor. They had carried their few possessions, traveled across the ocean, and began a new chapter… Continue Reading “A New Beginning in a New World”

The Tenement Museum: A Bounty Of Stories

Daily Bread is my middle-grade historical novel set in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, 1911. The story follows eight-year-old Lily, an American-born child of Sicilian immigrants, who loves to sing out her artist heart and prove she is not a little kid. She… Continue Reading “The Tenement Museum: A Bounty Of Stories”

A Walk Through The Yard Coffee Share

Good morning, Everyone. I had posted the Stories Served Newsletter yesterday, thinking it would cover both the coffee share and my email audience. But I happen to remember that Maria, the Sagittarius Viking—a fellow coffee blogger, asked me to snap a few pictures of… Continue Reading “A Walk Through The Yard Coffee Share”

Stories Served Pandemic Update

Welcome to the Stories Served Around The Table Notes and News Letter. It has been a while since I brought a newsletter to you. I hope all of you are well staying in a safe place and keeping socially distant yet connected. It has… Continue Reading “Stories Served Pandemic Update”

Mrs. Goldberg’s Knot Surprises

Daily Bread is my middle-grade historical novel set in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, 1911. The story follows eight-year-old Lily, an American-born child of Sicilian immigrants, who loves to sing out her artist heart and prove she is not a little kid. She… Continue Reading “Mrs. Goldberg’s Knot Surprises”

Sunday Morning Coffee Share

Good morning, Everyone. It is a beautiful Sunday morning here on the south shore of Long Island despite the pandemic not easing as smoothly (is that the right word?) as all had hoped. If we were having coffee together, I would report that my… Continue Reading “Sunday Morning Coffee Share”

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