50th Post!

Today was kind-of a big deal for me as a “writer” Upon posting my latest entry this morning, I got a notification from WordPress that it was my 50th post! Today is the first day of spring, I posted my 50th blog, and it was about my favorite topic: Carnival.  It feels like a special…

Ode to Mom

Simple Definition of ode : a poem in which a person expresses a strong feeling of love or respect for someone or something   This isn’t a poem. Its been sixteen years since she died on this day, March 2, 2000.  It was a 2 year battle with a form of lung cancer (ironically, she was not a smoker) with…