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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

Pam’s pop culture week

You know when you are standing in the bathroom, blow-drying your hair, and suddenly you have this flash of inspiration for a blog post. But you don’t want to set the blow dryer aside, especially if a good hair day is evident. Then there’s make-up to apply, a bed to make and clothes to put […]

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Ordinary fathers

For many years, I was a little sad and wistful whenever Father’s Day rolled around because inevitably, there was some article in the newspaper that celebrated a bunch of dads doing ordinary things for their families every day. My dad was sort of ordinary, at least for a while. He built ice rinks in the […]

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The unanswered phone

  There was a time I’d get excited when the phone rang, especially if it was my best friend, Sue, calling with juicy details of some high school cheerleader’s romance gone south. Granted, that was before anyone knew to use “cell” and “phone” in the same sentence. These days, there is no excitement when the […]

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The grass isn’t always greener

I’m cheating again. Posting something previously published. But I’ve been inspired by a post from a mom defending her choice to stay home -“I Was a Stay-at-Home Mom – and My Marriage Survived” by Empty-Nest, Full Mind blogger Sharon Greenthal. It was a terrific piece, and even though I wasn’t a stay-at-home mom for most […]

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