As the year winds down I go through my book shelves and make two piles; books that I’ve bought, read and won’t read again that I will give away, and those to sell to a used bookstore. My intention is to make room for more books.
Writing about settings from where you are currently living is that you can narrate the experiences firsthand. It can make writing more authentic since the writer is in both a place and time warp,
Of all the things I learned on my European pilgrimage, the lesson that makes the most amount of sense to me is that concerning the redeeming power of love.
In a few days it will have been twenty years since the Berlin Wall’s collapse. Who would have ever thought that it would go without or a single shot being fired,
The story begins with a classic homespun adventure- we drive to California to reunite with the one who gave me life on my birthday. Back home, we are in “Crown of the Valley” Pasadena, California.
In 1773, the British Parliament, imposed a tea tax, on the young colony of America, partly as a way to exert control and in a contest of rebellion, in Boston, the indignant colonists disguised themselves as Native Americans and threw the tea into the harbor.