One of the new directions this website will be going, is Genealogy. A new tab will be added to the navigation bar at the top of the page, as well as a new category added to the sidebar. I first became interested in my ancestors when my children were born about 20 years ago. Prior … Read moreGenealogy: Taking Steps to Build a Family Tree
The Storm Weaver and the Sand by Sean Williams My rating: 5 of 5 stars Last Thursday I finished reading The Storm Weaver and the Sand by Sean Williams. It’s the last book of The Change Trilogy. This book was rivetting from the first page. I found that I didn’t want to put it down … Read moreBook Review: The Storm Weaver and the Sand
Recently, I announced that I am shutting down Scribe’s Message Board. That closure will occur on Monday, 31 August 2009. The reason for the closure is mainly because I’m “all posted out”. Over the last eight years, I have talked about every aspect of writing. I doubt I wrote about every aspect of the publishing … Read moreScribe’s Writing Desk to Change Direction
Whist the homefront is relatively unchanged, no worse or better, I do feel easier within myself and find my focus is once again turning towards my writing projects. For one reason or another, I’ve had a couple of weeks break from writing and now I feel it’s time to get back into it. Due to … Read moreHow Many Viewpoints are Acceptable?
[frame align=”left”][/frame]No one can write all the time. Everyone has to have other hobbies in their lives to ensure a heavy, happy existence. Or so I’ve been told. Anyway, one of the things I like to do when I’m not writing…is play role playing games on the Playstation. Most people stop and gape at me … Read moreWhen it’s Time to Relax
The last thing I want to discuss, in what seems to have become a series of posts about Life, is “personal independence”. Before I get started, I’d like to share a link with you. The content relates well with this post – Personal Growth, Personal Independence: The Limit Is Me If you followed the link, … Read moreThe Foundation of Life
This morning I was talking about Hope. This afternoon I want to talk about “happiness”. This is another complex topic that needs a lot of thought. To be honest, I’m not sure I’ll be able to write about it effectively. But I’ll try. To begin with, what is “happiness”? Happiness is a state of mind … Read moreReaching Out for Happiness
Hope is a belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one’s life. Hope is the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best. Hopefulness is somewhat different from optimism in that hope is an emotional state, whereas optimism is a conclusion reached … Read moreWhat “Hope” Means to Me