Tag Archives: Freshly Pressed

Waiting: For The Spark to Return

This morning I found myself awake at 3am. Jet lag. It sucks, if not for the obvious perk that you’ve been somewhere far enough away, that it messes with your sleep, when you return. I had the enormous perk of … Continue reading

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One Year Later, On His Birthday, A Very Different Letter To My Father… (Not The Man Who Killed Him)

  One year ago, I published a letter on my blog: On My Father’s Birthday, A Letter to The Man Who Killed Him. It was Freshly Pressed and had nearly one thousand hits, in a few days. It was published … Continue reading

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What Comes After? A “Stop, Drop and Roll” Approach to a New Year…

This is a reblog of a post I wrote, three years ago– four days after my mother died. On this, the day after the third anniversary of her death, I’m sharing it again. Each year, when I read it, I feel new … Continue reading

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Much Appreciated: On Blogging, Freshly Pressed, Huffington Post, Resolutions and Digging In.

As many bloggers take a break for the holidays, I wondered about how to keep up with family and holiday happenings, and still keep up with writing. Taking a break is tempting, but then I realized that there are older posts … Continue reading

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Following Jen’s Lead: 60 Things I’m Grateful For in 2014– Join the Fun!

I headed over to a favorite blog today, Jenny’s Lark, and found that Jen had started a list, as part of the Daily Prompt, and suggested others do the same. Ironically, I had been wanting to do this Daily Post challenge, for three … Continue reading

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My Blog is Me, But I Am Not My Blog…

It’s been an amazing week for Tales From the Motherland, and it’s given me lots to think about. Last weekend, my story On My Father’s Birthday, A Letter to His Killer was Freshly Pressed on Word Press. This was my … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Pale Brown Memories

What a difference one week makes! Last week I had been told I’d be on Huffington Post. Exciting enough, but since then, they’ve published two of my pieces, and on Saturday one of those same stories was Freshly Pressed! The … Continue reading

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