Happy Independence Day

What is Freedom? When I was younger I believed that freedom, independence would come when I gained my driver’s license and I could come and go as I pleased. While the ability to drive did offer some freedom and independence, I still had a curfew, laws I had to obey and responsibilities that came with that freedom. Today, as we celebrate the anniversary of our … Continue reading Happy Independence Day

Fear or Love

Fear The four letter word that gives rise to tyrants Terrorists And bigots   Fear Our excuse for prejudice Hate And anger Persecution of our neighbors   Fear builds walls prisons and slums Shackles the masses and silences our voices   Fear Crowns kings Starts wars Ruins lives Reasons injustice, murder and slavery   Is it better to be feared or loved?   Love Gives … Continue reading Fear or Love

Peace on Earth

“Let there be peace on earth…” There doesn’t seem to be much peace this year, the news is full of anger and fear, police brutality, terrorists and hate, crime is on the rise. Everyone shouting and screaming about the color of a cup or the words we use to greet each other. All the while children are being killed in their class rooms and shot … Continue reading Peace on Earth

Happy Woman’s Day

International Woman’s Day Are you a feminist? No, I never considered myself a feminist. I am old fashioned, I believe in putting home and family first. I write romance, always dreaming of happily ever after. How could I be a feminist? I come from a long line of big shoulder broads, women who did what needed doing to survive, to make sure their families thrived. … Continue reading Happy Woman’s Day

Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July nears, I have been thinking of what it means to me. As a child, the Fourth was about fire works and watermelons, cook-outs and fun. It wasn’t until I was in college that I learned more of what it cost our forefathers to declare our independence. Many of those who fought for our freedom never recouped their losses. They lost … Continue reading Fourth of July