Check out this Amazon Exclusive Giveaway from Pen Name Publishing for a boxset of three stories of female resilience in a pre #MeToo movement kind of world. One book is my two time award winning novel, Scout's Honor. The other two are the newly-released Lake Effect by Nicole Tone and The Wrong Side of Twenty-Five … Continue reading #StillHere Boxset Available on Amazon
I watched a brief TV clip showing Harvey Weinstein, disgraced Hollywood movie mogul, getting out of an SUV saying, "Everyone makes mistakes. A second chance, I hope." A second chance? So the first time you requested that a very young actress touch your private parts, with the understanding that a role was hanging over her … Continue reading Rape Culture Flag Waving
Time is an illusion. Advance Directives are not.
I was reading today about an older gentleman who, 35 years ago, was told that he had 6 weeks to live. Then he learned that dodged something serious and got a second chance. And he made the best of it. He lived, and is still living, his life to the fullest, having received the darkest … Continue reading Second Chances
PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. When we hear this acronym, it usually accompanies a war veteran story, involving drugs or alcohol or violence or homelessness. Where I live, it is a highly common verbalized jumble of letters due to my proximity to Fort Bragg. The news continuously has stories about resources to help veterans … Continue reading The Many Colors of PTSD