Why so Snappy? Pt 2

Why do we snap off at the people we love most? Sometimes I wonder why we speak so short and rudely to our family members. It’s like we don’t care that they have feelings. I don’t mean to bark but I do. Always after I use a harsh tone of voice I feel so bad. … Continue reading Why so Snappy? Pt 2

Words

It’s weird how our interactions with people are mostly just words and photos. I spend so much time conversing with people online with words. A little bit of time virtually. Not as often in person. I wonder how my children will learn social cues if they aren’t physically around other humans. I wonder how the … Continue reading Words

Words Matter

There are about a million words in the English language. We currently only use around eight hundred thousand words. We humans get stuck in comfort zones and stick to what we know. We do not, on a regular basis, push ourselves to learn new things, to use new methods, or to think new thoughts. Even … Continue reading Words Matter

Freedom of Speech

Just because you can say a thing doesn't mean you should. Words are like minutes. Once spoken in a moment it is gone forever. You can't suck it back in your mouth. You can treat it like you never spoke it, if no other human heard it. Written words are a bit different. If you … Continue reading Freedom of Speech

Who are You?

How do you see yourself? Do you see yourself as a writer, artist, worker, manager, 9 to 5-er, housewife? How you perceive yourself has a great influence in your daily success. For the longest time I didn’t call myself an author or even a writer. I was just a wife and mom who liked to … Continue reading Who are You?

New Online Publication

Lori O'Gara has been writing on Medium.com for about a year. Medium is an online group of publications and magazines that you can read for a small subscription fee of $5 bucks a month. For about what you pay for a cup of coffee at that big famous coffee place, you can read about any … Continue reading New Online Publication

A Little Bit of Me, Fate Decides and other Musings

I have decided to publish some of my shorter works and poems. I am mostly working them into short stories. My first one titled, The Two, will be published this weekend. These stories will be of varied lengths,  available in print and ebook. I think due to the smallness they will be only on Amazon … Continue reading A Little Bit of Me, Fate Decides and other Musings