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A Sporting Chance

August 31st, 2020|

I must admit to a certain degree of sadness at the loss of college football this year. Oh, I know several conferences have decided to forge ahead with abbreviated schedules, and others are involved in lawsuits asking for the universities [...]

Let’s Dance!

August 1st, 2020|

The summer grows hotter. The world roils with the pandemic. I stretch the limits of my housebound sanctuary and, when the mood strikes, I dance. Visiting our grandchildren last weekend, I was struck by the eagerness of my five-year-old grandson [...]

A Musing On Truth and Lies

June 30th, 2020|

Can you remember the first lie you ever told? I can't. What I do remember is the flush accompanying the misrepresentation, the internal conflict when the admonitions of parents and priests collided with the need to shift blame, to deny [...]

A World Turned Upside Down

May 31st, 2020|

Note:  I drafted the following essay before our country erupted in chaos in protest of the police brutality and murder of George Floyd. I felt a need to add an uplifting look at the pandemic-infused world. Now, our nation is [...]

How To Survive and Thrive With Uncertainty

April 30th, 2020|

If there's one thing we all know, here in May of 2020, it is that the future is more uncertain than ever. A funny little virus with spikes on its belly has infected the world, overwhelmed our hospitals, and thumbed [...]

Toward An Invincible Spring

March 31st, 2020|

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, [...]

2020 September Author of the Month: ROCHELLE BRADLEY

Rochelle Bradley is a local Dayton area author whose novels combine humor with romantic encounters. She involves herself in community events, mentoring beginning writers and sharing her expertise with readers of all ages. I’m delighted to welcome her to the September author feature.

One of my favorite things to read is an author’s bio in their own words. Here’s Rochelle’s, and it is delightful!

“Rochelle puts an artistic spin on everything she does but there are two things she fails at miserably:
1. Cooking (seriously, she can burn water)
2. Sewing (buttons immediately fall back off)
She loves baking though and makes a mean BTS (Better than Sex) cake. When in observation mode she is quiet, however, her mouth is usually open with an encouraging glass-is-half-full pun or, quite possibly, her foot.
She is a Bearcat, a Buckeye, an interior decorator, and fluent in sarcasm.
In 2008, […]

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