Is This Your Story?

Julie Barbera is a published author, narrator, and certified wellness and resilience coach in Boca Raton, Florida. She helps women feel confident in their own skin so they can bounce back from setbacks and find the freedom to do what they love. Her programs empower them to get unstuck and confidently take action to align…

Ghost Memories of the Past!

I do remember the day, Amy McCay, moved away. Friday, September 26, 1952, and me thinks it rained later that day. What can I say, really, about Amy McCay, and that faithful day? Her father was in the U.S. State Department and was sent to an overseas Embassy. And wouldn’t you know it, I was…

Why Do You Not Care?

Why do I write posts that seem to die when submitted to the host? Why do I get so few comments and likes? Sometimes I write posts that seems to be clear. In my mind they are, I hope, organized and dear. And in some respects, maybe even persuasive. But only a small group, I…

Happy Holidays This Year!

A Cute Judy Lee Seasonal Post: Thanksgiving and Christmas are very dear in my heart. The Thanksgiving turkey is wonderful. The pies taste, oh so, delicious. Our hearts are so full of Love! We love our friends and our family. But we have COVID-19 this year. Yet, still we must have cheer and Love not Fear! …

A Fine Self Portrait Find!

My young grandson’s self portrait found in a box in our walk-in closet. Sebastian Barrera Yes! An unexpected treasure indeed! Don’t you dare mess with The brothers Barrera ……

Let it Rain, Rain … Rain! ☔️

Weather forecasting can indeed be a pain forecast partly cloudy you get gusty winds and six inches of rain … Rain … RAIN! 🌥…🌧…💨…💧💦💦 Former USAF Weather Observer and 12 years as a Weather Officer and Weather Forecaster! Hindcasting is surely much, much better given that butterflies flapping their wings affects the weather!

In Remembrance of Veterans Day!

Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day 2020 in United States: Since its founding in 1776, the United States has fought in about a dozen major wars—and intervened militarily on hundreds of others—with every generation of Americans witnessing combat in one form or another. As such, tens of millions of Americans have suited up for the armed…

A Bavarian Sugar Cookie Day!

As Harold took a bite of Bavarian sugar cookie, he finally felt as if everything was going to be ok. Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness and tragedy, we can thank God for Bavarian sugar cookies. And, fortunately, when there aren’t any cookies, we can still…

Some Early Melancholy: Where Has Christmas Really Gone?

Say What? Deck the Halls with 40s stories, well-built houses in all their glory. When Christmas spirit filled the air on TV and well-lite streets most everywhere. When Santa did land atop my roof, stuff my sock, didn’t dare to knock … but did seem to care. But now it’s just X-Mas in most hearts,…

REXx Talks – Independently Funded and Befuddled!

How to Accomplish Everything by Doing Absolutely Nothing! (Random Memoirs of a Ghoul!) Rex (or is it Ted), PHD Practice what you preach you “son of a beach!” A Beach Ball, that is! “Good, Good, Good … Good Vibrato!” 🎼🎸🎹“ High fat-head, fiberless fare! Or is it just a bad case of the crabs?

When In Scotland!?

DARE NOT TO LOOK! Not at the beautiful lady with the rounded build … bòidheach gu dearbh! But at the Scottish Bagpiper with nothing under his kilt! Yes! It must have been quite breezy for that bagpiper…IMAO A lovely, snazzy paisley rig-out! Actually entering Canada on the way to Nova Scotia I fear. But……