A-Z Reflections

“Nobody promised it would be easy. They just promised it would be worth it.” This anonymous quote sums up our experience of the A-Z Challenge. It was extremely hard work corralling 28 different members of the Write On Mamas to write 28 different posts, but...

Y is for Yia Yia

At her wake the other day, the priest’s wife, the presvytera, said to me “She was an angel. She was so soft-spoken and sweet.” I smiled and thought, yes, she was all those things, but she was so much more. She was my Yia Yia. She never saw herself getting married. She...

W is for …

An empty page taunts from the screen – a tabula rasa for the day’s creative adventure. My hands cramp as fingertips hover the warmth of laptop radiation. I settle fragile spine to lumbar cushion and welcome the overthrow of my inner critic by an inspiration to...

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