I’m paying for a handful of groceries when the cashier asks, “Paper or plastic?” I open my mouth to answer when it occurs to me that the answer isn’t “paper” or “plastic,” it’s “neither.” I can carry what I have in my hands. This gets me to thinking about howContinue Reading

When I began training in martial arts, it meant a whole new life for me. It meant I gave up smoking and cut back on drinking and watched what I ate and worked out every night. All of these were good things and I felt positive about them. It wasContinue Reading

Q&A With . . . . Linda Formichelli is a freelance writer based in New Hampshire. She’s the co-author of The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success, and co-founder of the Renegade Writer blog (http://www.therenegadewriter.com/). She also just turned 40 and adopted a baby! So IContinue Reading

Many years ago, when my daughter was born with a rare genetic disorder, her neurologist learned that I was a writer and asked if I would keep a journal of my experiences, something he could share with other families on a like journey, making the hard decisions that parents ofContinue Reading