Inspiration from Exasperation

Sun setting on the finally changing leaves..

I’ve been told that as a little girl, I was a chatterbox. My mind was always going and I had lots of things to say (in English and in what I thought was Spanish. I used to record myself speaking fake Spanish sprinkled with actual Spanish words and then smack my sister on the head… Continue reading Inspiration from Exasperation

Reflections on …biting off more than I can wrap my mouth around.

So when I was a little chickadee, I used to love this show called China Beach. Actually I still love it…it aired on ABC from April 1988 to July 1991 and focused on the Vietnam War, with which I’ve always had a fascination.  The main character was a nurse played by Dana Delany, and it followed… Continue reading Reflections on …biting off more than I can wrap my mouth around.

Do I need my own Union? Musings on labor, accomplishments and self-acknowledgment

It happens in the shower…or sometimes on a walk.  I’ll get inspired by something and think to myself, ohhh, this or that would make a great post. So I go home, sign into WordPress, come up with a snappy (or what I think might be snappy) title and…zilch.  Nothing comes.  That is kind of what… Continue reading Do I need my own Union? Musings on labor, accomplishments and self-acknowledgment