Farewell to the Great Ones

Recently, two agents extraordinaire have announced their retirement from the blog world: Nadia Cornier of Firebrand Literary Agency, aka Agent Obscura, posted her goodbye message on May 11. And now, we bid a sweet adieu to the queen, Miss Snark.Luckily for those of us...

Bravery, thy name is Mother

So yesterday was Mother’s Day–the perfect time to take my daughter for her first driving lesson. I know; I’m a brave soul. But guess what? She didn’t do so bad. Okay, so she’s not ready for three point turns and parallel parking yet, but...

Food for Thought

The following is the original Mother’s Day Proclamation, written by Julia Ward Howe, after seeing the devastation caused by the U.S. Civil War. How sad that so little has changed more than a century later:Arise, then, women of this day! Arise, all women who have...