Imperfect Day at Coco Cay

Imperfect Day at Coco Cay

Royal Caribbean owns their own island in the Bahamas that they call Coco Cay. And they have a water park their, a hot air balloon ride, eateries, and sundry other activities. They call the overall experience “Perfect Day at Coco Cay.”  First of all, they’re...
Big 80s Cruise Recap

Big 80s Cruise Recap

This year’s 80’s Cruise left from Port Canaveral on Saturday, March 5. We tested for covid, as was mandated, on Thursday afternoon, March 3, in Bristol. This was exactly one month after we had both tested positive for covid in February. We flew into Orlando on Friday,...
Upcoming Writing Events & Deadlines

Upcoming Writing Events & Deadlines

So many writing events and deadlines coming up in the next few weeks/months! Here’s my calendar. Feel free to investigate/add these events to your own calendars, too! January 22, 2022 => Darnell Arnoult, “Mining the Mother Lode” ($40, Send Check to Darnell –...
January Jumpstart 2022

January Jumpstart 2022

Every January, Tennessee Mountain Writers, Inc., sponsors January Jumpstart, a weekend of writing geared to jumpstart writers early on in the year, to inspire us to get writing as soon as possible! This year’s workshop facilitators included Darnell Arnoult for Fiction...
Anniversary in Williamsburg

Anniversary in Williamsburg

We set out for Williamsburg on Friday morning, January 7, 2022, two days after our actual 20th wedding anniversary. There was snow in the forecast. Just like there had been on the day of our wedding when we left for our honeymoon in Williamsburg. The day before, I was...
Goodbye Is Forever

Goodbye Is Forever

For the past few years, I have had a pretty active side business selling Duran Duran merchandise and memorabilia. In the past couple of months, I have decided that it’s time to put this little business to bed. For various reasons, but primarily among them being that...