You Do Not Have to Suffer

Life is a struggle. Will you have pain? Yes, that is true. However, there is so much more to life. We, humans, share joy as well as pain. There are happiness and sadness that happens. We learn from all of it. I saw a quote that made me shake my head and ask, “What the … Continue reading You Do Not Have to Suffer

Kids These Days

Every generation has its version of this complaint. For my grandparents, it was, “Kids these days don’t know what love is” when my parents were part of the free love hippie sixties. For my mom and dad, it was, “Fashion? We had to wear homemade clothes. Music? We had to listen to one radio station. … Continue reading Kids These Days

I’m Not Asking A Lot

Is expecting people to be nice to each other too much to ask? Well, apparently it is too much. I just want people to treat others around them with respect. I am not asking that everyone love each other. Hell, you don’t even have to like each other. Can you at least be nice? It … Continue reading I’m Not Asking A Lot

What does surviving mean to you?

Is it possible for a person to save another who didn’t know they needed saving? We look at all the social media that screams at us with lies about our self-worth. Not all the messages we get are negative, some are positive. Most of the positive ones are inflated. We see articles, inspirational quotes that … Continue reading What does surviving mean to you?

Books are a lifestyle, not a Business

We have been told that we have to treat this book publishing gig as one would any other business. We hesitated, because for us it is not a business, it is a way of life. In any case, we decided to take a look at what a writing business would look like for us. My … Continue reading Books are a lifestyle, not a Business

How do you squeeze your toothpaste?

Squeeze the Toothpaste in the Middle is one of three online publications where most of my blog posts live. If you are interested in reading my latest blog posts, check it out. https://medium.com/squeeze-the-toothpaste-in-the-middle