The Sum of Identity
Another schedule change, and I’m left working myself into another routine. Since resigning from the ER left me a little isolated, I joined a book club here in town. No offense to the club, but the first book I read three pages into the first chapter and gave up. It was redundant and possibly written…
Return from Hiatus
Gotta love life as a writer with a day job! Things were going along smoothly for a while, then three weeks ago, two things happened. One of our volunteer drivers took a couple of vacations and the EMS gods made life a little more than interesting. I will say that I’ve now been on four…
Update for February 2023
I hate this kind of post, especially for a blog. I love and hate attention seeking. Yes, it’s nice to be recognized, but with recognition comes the risk of being put down. This last week I realized this holds me back from completing stories. If I want an excuse, one will appear since writing is…
Thoughts From A Christmas Classic
Don’t make this a Holiday to remember. Make the effort to remember it instead.
Meet This Author: Gayle Smith
Originally posted on Urban Book Reviews: Q: When did you decide to become a writer? I have loved literature, both stories and poetry, from a very young age. Over twenty years ago I felt a strong urge to write. I started writing “cowboy” poems and performed with my husband, Alf Epp, at the Maple Creek…
Onward Into Fall
The vice is the band aid making up for something else.
Lessons in an Old Jeep
Now, turning back was not an option.The storm would overtake me before I made it back to town.
Gators in the Swimming Hole
Children of parents with personality disorders are conditioned to a certain level of abuse.