“Summer is a break for some. Teacher and other education related professionals have certainly earned it. But for some of us, it is a time to get things done. The days are longer, the weather is beautiful for hiking, biking and swimming, and the scent of BBQ grills is everywhere. Regardless of these distractions, I […]
“If you like life sagas and enlightenment, here are two books that will provide even more thought provoking and humorous moments about aging. You’ll be entertained and feel like you’re making real friends…” ~Holly Collingwood, WriteLife Blogger Click here to read this entire WriteLife blog.
WriteLife author, Mark Rickert, recently spoke to radio’s Tim Rogers about his famous grandfather, Merle Kilgore. Kilgore famously co-wrote Johnny Cash’s smash-hit, Ring of Fire, along with many other Country classics. He was a legend in the music business who worked with everyone from Elvis Presley to Hank Williams. Rickert’s book, These Are My People, […]
“Our living room rug has been graced by a monopoly board since Friday night. The fierce battle will probably never end, but it has provided plenty of lessons in vocabulary, business and adulting to my children.” ~Holly Collingwood, WriteLife Blogger Click here to read this entire WriteLife blog.
“As Princess Leia, she lived in a galaxy far, far away. As Carrie Fisher, she lived the ups and downs of the movie star life…” ~Holly Collingwood, WriteLife Blogger Click here to read this entire WriteLife blog.
“This question – “What’s for dinner?” – is the bane of my existence. It is the pebble under my heel. The mosquito trapped in my curls. The itch in the middle of my back.” ~Holly Collingwood, WriteLife Blogger Click here to read this entire WriteLife blog.
“I’m watching Season 5 in Downton Abbey (I know I’m several seasons behind, but that is how I roll). It is the one where the main conflict seems to be Lady Mary choosing between two suitors, both of which are rich, handsome, dark haired men. Romance throughout the ages and around the globe is drastically […]
“The body holds many mysteries and a book like Tina Zion’s Become a Medical Intuitive can help readers learn to feel more connected with their bodies and those of others.” ~Holly Collingwood, WriteLife Blogger Click here to read this entire WriteLife blog.
“If you’ve been a fan of country music for a long time, you’ll remember a singer and songwriter named Merle Kilgore. He’s in the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame for his words and tunes are still heard today. His most famous song is “Ring of Fire” that he co-wrote with June Carter Cash. It just […]
“Somehow, about half the books that are picked by our book club seem to take place in the WWII era. First it was Boys in the Boat (non-fiction about a rowing team from University of Washington and the 1936 Olympics in Germany). Then we read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (epistolary historical fiction […]