A Late January Evening By The Seashore…

By the sea I couldn’t wait to be. To sit causally on the sand. Me, towel, book and birds all in one as the mighty waves thundered and splashed against the seashore. The weather forecasted it would be the coldest day of the season. Disappointment soared at the spoilt prospect yet still I was determined to chill (literally). I sat still gazing in the distance. … Continue reading A Late January Evening By The Seashore…

The 5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In Florida Energizes A Writer’s Getaway…

A writer’s dream getaway comes through with Travel & Leisure’s recommendation of The 5 Best All Inclusive Resorts in Florida! And guess what? One of them happens to be in my backyard! Often I have been guilty of traveling far for the all inclusive getaway experience. Travel and Leisure takes me back to my native island of Jamaica where none beats the all inclusive concept … Continue reading The 5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In Florida Energizes A Writer’s Getaway…

Books: Readers Share Their Top Getaway Reads…

Originally posted on Success Strategies:
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~Ursula K. Le Guin We have all had our favorite books that we have read from a young age. Some have left an impact on our lives. On a  B&N public forum, a reader asked “What Book has stayed with you long after you’ve read it?” Fellow readers poured… Continue reading Books: Readers Share Their Top Getaway Reads…

What Happened To Friday?

Friyay! Yay! Every-day-a-Friday! Thank-God-it’s-Friday! All popular BC. Yep! Before Corona. The virus. Before the world became infected with the silence that’s so deafening. Questions prevail. What is Corona? How do we avoid? Will it ever leave? Panicked? Curious? Hopeful? Wash hands. Change clothes. Sanitize. Clean. Clean. Clean. Remote Work Now with remote work everyone is at home…but quarantined. Yikes! That’s not what we were thinking? … Continue reading What Happened To Friday?

11 Epic Christmas Movies…

Just love the holidays! Absolutely love the holidays! The air is different. The spirit of Christmas is evident. Family, laughter, fun, and cheer fills the atmosphere. Lights everywhere brightens the sky ushering the spirit of the season. Not to mention the gifts; the fun; the parties and so much more. Movies Though I write and it brings me joy, there’s nothing like a good movie. … Continue reading 11 Epic Christmas Movies…

My Sea Scape Getaway…

Getaway to the Sea, the sand, the beach I decided to getaway to the sea…my favorite place. To stay on the beach. Ahhh yessss! The day before was beautiful. Though a bit overcast after a week of rain, the sun shined through. I stayed . Relaxed and enjoyed…til sunset. The next day was grand. A tanner’s dream. I sat birdwatching without a care. But the … Continue reading My Sea Scape Getaway…

If You Could Read Only One Author For The Rest Of Your Life, Who Would It Be? 18 Writers Share…

Read. Write. Read. There’s no writing without reading. Some thought it difficult to select but here I share as Writers chimed in to Penguin Publishers’ public forum question: If you could read only one author for the rest of your life, who would it be? Stephen King Don DeLillo J. K. Rowling Jane Austen Agatha Christie Margate Atwood William Shakespeare J.R.R. Tolkien Virginia Woolf Toni … Continue reading If You Could Read Only One Author For The Rest Of Your Life, Who Would It Be? 18 Writers Share…

Getaway To The Waves. The Sea. The Shore.

Waves splashing. Seas rough. Birds chirping. Softly. Quietly. Then louder as if composing a song. As if complaining … oh why so rough? Now they fly. They soar. They meander. Still chirping high above beneath the sky. The white clouds embrace. Waves calm down. Storm’s afloat. Passes by the outskirts as if to say, I’ll stop by next time…whenever that is. Behind it leaves weeds … Continue reading Getaway To The Waves. The Sea. The Shore.

The 10 Key Tips To Beat Workplace Woes…

Some days are just a mess. It’s even worse during prolonged Quarter or month-end report preparations or during times of change. It’s at those times that anything we can do to lessen the stress is welcomed. I fell aghast when I bumped into Amy Jackson’s 10 tips to beat workplace woes repeated by writer Ariana Huffington. Read the full piece here. For those who gotta … Continue reading The 10 Key Tips To Beat Workplace Woes…

Take A Day Away. Separate The Past From The Future…

Every person needs to take one day away.  A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future.  Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence.  Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.  … Continue reading Take A Day Away. Separate The Past From The Future…

Traveling The Seas. Peaceful, Calm And Serene..

I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It’s different. ~Rafael Nadal Waves splash in seemless style. Scattered folks chat gleefully in the distance. The boat’s engine beckons its revolving sound. The weekend rides on with high traffic of boats afloat on the water. Totally relaxed. The sun steams above. People clothed in hats, T’s, shorts, and more, welcoming the light breeze. Sounds … Continue reading Traveling The Seas. Peaceful, Calm And Serene..