#Bizarre #Travel Journal #5: Sweeet or Soour in Alabama

#Selma, 1965, the #Edmund Pettus Bridge, flash point of the very important #Civil Rights Movement in the US— brave individuals for sure. You’d think we would’ve made more progress in #human rights by now, but racial, social and sexual civil rights are still quite contentious. A little compassion and respect could go a long way.…

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#Bizarre #Travel Journal #3: #Hazy #Food Musings

Everyone has a favorite place to eat. Whether it’s Maxim’s in Paris, or Noma in Copenhagen, the memory of delicious food and exceptional dining linger long in our malleable brain cells. Etoufee and sourdough bread at Jake’s in Portland, Pecan Crusted Redfish at the #Commander’s Palace, or Happy Duck at the Thailand #Restaurant near Macdill…

#Bizarre #Travel Journal #2: Ewww de toilette

We all have to do it. Whether we’re on the road to a new, exotic location, or just off to visit Grandma, it’s not always easy to satisfy that urgent need without #collateral damage. Let’s be frank. It’s seldom a happy time for the ladies, even without the added detriment of the line. Yeah, there…

#Bizarre #Travel Journal #1: #Selfie Shtick

Are you on the verge of the #vacation of a lifetime? Don’t forget to stowaway your personal #Selfie Stick before you hit the road. #Selfie Stick, you ask? What in the world is that? Here is a photograph showing a disembodied hand. (Imagine it’s your hand.) Quite simply, the #Selfie Stick is an arm extender…

EDITING YOUR BABY

To self edit or not – that is the question. The answer should be NOT. As good as you think you might be it is not a wise choice to self edit. You could be a professional editor yourself, but sometimes you are so close to your work that you just don’t see the mistakes…

I’ve reached a milestone!

In a few short weeks the story I have been working on for over three years will be moving on to the next step. Jayne T. Wallace Literary Services will be proofreading, copy and content editing. Making it the best it can be, prior to self publishing. Now a new challenge presents itself; discovering which…

My Sarah

Met Sarah. She is the inspiration for my story. She’s full of sweetness mixed with just the right amount of crazy to keep me laughing.

Mention

Some dogs naturally learn slow. RCF didn’t fully understand how Twitter worked. He happily informed me he was following lots of people. He looked forward to his first tweet ‘that would resound like the shot heard round the world’.  I hated to burst his bubble, but when I pointed out that shot was only heard…