Guest Post: My friend’s Eloquent Facebook Rant

Time for a rant.  It’s been a while. I am continually amazed and frustrated by our common lack of concern and care for other human beings. Everyone has excuses:  “I’m too busy”; “Too involved”; “I don’t want to get involved for fear of recrimination”; “I’ve become bitter and don’t care anymore”; or my favorite, “I […]

Guest Post: V is for Vino

Yet another installment from my favorite ghostwriter.  I have a feeling this one may sound as familiar to you as it did to me.  Enjoy! We take so much for granted these days. Turn on the switch and you get light, twist the handle and you get hot water, walk into any kitchen and find […]

Guest Post: “Ustedes Me trae de papel”, Uncle Bill…

A dear friend of mine has offered to “ghost write” my U – Z posts for the A to Z Blogging Challenge so that I can take my time to get back into the swing of things. I don’t feel comfortable accepting credit for another’s work, so I decided to present this to you as […]

Guest Post: “Is Mattel Brave Enough To Make An Un-Sexy Doll?”

I’ve been flying below the radar writing-wise for a little while now.  I had surgery to repair a hiatus hernia – which went very well, thank you – but recovery is slower than I would like.  As a sneaky, underhanded way of posting a blog without actually having to do any work, I invite you […]

The Jacket

Originally posted on Peg-o-Leg's Ramblings:
The finalists in The Jacket Writing Competition have been selected. Boy, howdy this was tough!  I asked a distinguished panel of 3 judges to review the entries for me.  Our criteria was simple: we were looking for an interesting story, told well.  We had consensus on several of the entries, but were…