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Monthly Archives: July 2014

By: crystal

Photo courtesy of www.globeuniversity.edu I was recently approached by Head Muse and dear friend Kelly Belmonte about doing a “Blog Hop” which provides insight into my writing process. Her Blog Hop is located at the wonderful site All Nine Muses.  Kelly invited several others, including fellow Muse Holly Ordway, to contribute. Her excellent post is located at Hieropraxis. By the…

By: crystal

Just last week, on a drizzly Sunday morning, I stepped foot on Omaha Beach. Sand crunched beneath my sneakers as I surveyed the deceptively tranquil shoreline. As gulls circled politely overhead and low tide massaged the beach’s edge, I took inventory of the sad, tragic events that occurred seventy years prior. It was a sobering vision juxtaposed against our contemporary…

By: crystal

Hello readers! If you read my post, “Why Hope is a Choice”, you are aware that my uncle was diagnosed with stage four melanoma. Currently, he is undergoing treatment at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Due to surgery which removed his infected mole and now his chemotherapy, he is not allowed to return to work. Please, PLEASE consider giving…