Thoughts to Ponder

Recognition

Numbers, Pounds, Hashtags. This little icon has come a long way through history. Grandma says it’s a number sign. Dad argues it’s a pound sign, and today’s generation, well, they have no idea what the fuss is all about because, in their world, it’s a hashtag. What is...
Thoughts to Ponder

Truth or Fiction

I am rural raised, my writing is contemporary laced with injections of western culture, heritage and tradition. And like working with cattle, sorting stories into their respective corrals can have its advantages. My favourite round-pens to hold words in is the one...
Quiet Spirits ~ Heritage Traditions

Quiet Spirits ~ Heritage Traditions

  I find it unfortunate that so many people in today’s world are not interested in their heritage. Traditions and knowledge passed down through generations, face a continual demise because of them.  Events, people, stories, and personal memories, whether good or...
Raw Literature: Spring Review #3

Raw Literature: Spring Review #3

The table is set for writers at Carrot Ranch. It’s like an old-fashioned ranch BBQ where the host supplies the roast meat and the guest bring sides. The main course is flash fiction, and each writer who responds to a weekly challenge provides their own dish...
Raw Literature: Raw From the Soul

Raw Literature: Raw From the Soul

Essay by Ann Edall-Robson, a member of the Congress of Rough Writers. << ? >> I struggled with the thought of writing something insightful, useful and raw. Several starts and stops took me to the same conclusion. I write from my heart, about things I am...