Roxie here. I haven’t posted in quite sometime because The Powers That Be (you know who I’m talking about) has been very stingy with the laptop to the point of total self-absorption. She types and types, using up all the charge so, I’ve yet to see one cat video in weeks! And we could have … More Roxie aka The Other Cat – November Sucks!
Charley and I decided to escape reality and travel up to the Berkshires for the weekend. We had book business to take care of and I had to shoot some photos for another story in the ZuZu Series – A Christmas Book which I’m planning to launch in the fall of 2017. Charley’s been wanting … More Who Dunnit?
I Skype with a little girl named Milanda every week. She is the cherished daughter of my friends Shengdong and Mary Lin and they live in China. Now, we all know how critical people in the United States have been about China’s valuing its male children over its females. The dirty laundry US citizens aired … More Dirty Laundry
I was eleven years old when John Fitzgerald Kennedy was elected to be the first Catholic President. In 2008, I cast my vote for Barack Obama, the first Black President of our country. But no election has had such a powerful effect on me as this one. We could have our first woman president tomorrow, … More Drinking the Green Kool Aid
Mostly true story: Charley and I were sitting in a Dunkin’ Donuts last week and a horse walks up to the Drive-up Window. The waitress looks out, surprised to see him standing there and exclaims, “Hey!” He says, “Yes, please, and could you throw in some extra ketchup?” (Now, I’ll bet you thought she was … More Fall in South County
Our constitution affords us certain inalienable rights. It’s ironic to think that during this election cycle, one of the Presidential candidates actually is an alien. I’ve come to expect certain qualities in the people who have been deemed by their parties, to be suitable potential leaders for this country. Being an Independent, I choose to … More On Bullies
Annette Snyder, 50 Authors from 50 States, gives writers a chance to showcase their states on her blog – and it’s Rhode Island’s turn at the end of September. You can find this post on her site and write a comment for the chance to win a collection of RI note cards, illustrated with photographs … More A Little Bit About Southern Rhode Island