Throwback Thursday – 3 weeks ago this evening, I was settling in for an unexpected overnight stay at the hospital. When Rick and I left, I didn’t know I’d be admitted, so I didn’t tell Jack I’d be gone long. I told him the usual as we put him in his kennel, “I’ll be back in… Read More “Familiarity Breeds Content”
When I worked as a teacher’s aide, it was one of my stock phrases. “Use your words,” I would admonish my tiny charges when someone hit someone else or had a tantrum. “We don’t hit,” I would further clarify. “That isn’t nice and it doesn’t solve your problem, does it? If you are mad at… Read More “Use Your Words!”
Rick & I went to an adult coloring club at the library tonight. Very informal, the librarian who ran the event was a young woman who supplied colored pencils and markers, along with a dozen or so coloring sheets to choose from. Mellow music set the mood, tables were arranged in a congenial semi-circle. The… Read More Color Your World Happy!
Yesterday I learned that I don’t know everything. I know! It was a shock to me also! When I was young, I used to envy the grownups who knew everything – or so they would have had us believe. You probably heard the same phrase I did. When you asked unanswerable questions like, “why?” you… Read More “You’ll Understand Someday”
Never break a promise to a dog. Well, at least not our dog! Apparently, my dog and I both share the same dislike for people who don’t do what they say. Case in point: this afternoon, my husband and I were discussing a trip to the drugstore, to pick up a prescription and – okay,… Read More Never Cheat a Chihuahua
Take a tour of my world if you dare! Step on to “Planet D” and see what life is like through my eyes. It’s not all magic and moonbeams and I don’t walk around with rhymes running through my head, or chapters appearing in front of me when I gaze at a blank page. Okay,… Read More Me, Unplugged
Donna Wylie is a life-long writer and the co-owner of ChiWow Media, a company devoted to all means of communication. Here are her thoughts on being a writer: “Words matter. It’s as simple as that. From the moment we draw breath on this earth, we struggle to express ourselves. The form may be different, but… Read More Interview with the Author