Heifer Vacations

Family vacations were extremely popular during the era of my childhood. However, this didn’t mean spending a lot of money. Most households went camping for one or two weeks. In some ways, this time away from the normal daily life was harder. There wasn’t that comfortable bed to sleep in. Meals meant gathering firewood and … Continue reading Heifer Vacations


In the stillness, the quiet seems…

This is for a writing prompt at Writing.Com. In the stillness, the quiet seemed deafening. He stands in his driveway in complete confusion. He mutters, “It’s so quiet. Why?” It’s the middle of the morning. The hum of life in the neighborhood should be audible. Yet there’s nothing, no sound. He walks down to the … Continue reading In the stillness, the quiet seems…

Meet My Best Buddy – Comparison Approach

LifeWrite's third module teaches how to use comparisons to describe something. At first I thought this would be relatively simple, yet after thinking about it for a while, I've realized that this lesson was as tough, if not tougher, than the previous one, Dinner with the Family. Nevertheless, this should be an interesting one. My … Continue reading Meet My Best Buddy – Comparison Approach

Disability – What’s the Big Deal?

This post is for the fifth module of the e-course, LifeWrite, I've been taking. This is called the persuasive approach. According to statistics, 13% to 20% of the population in the United States is classified as being disabled [www.GetRiil.org].  Now you should take into consideration that this percentage is from the U.S. Census Bureau in … Continue reading Disability – What’s the Big Deal?

Sorting People Out – Classification Approach

Shery, the operator and owner of Write Bliss, where I found this e-course, LifeWrite, wants me to do some descriptive writing, classifying a group of people. In her article for the fourth module, she states that everything is classified in life. It’s our way, as humans, to understand the world around us. For my exercise, … Continue reading Sorting People Out – Classification Approach