July 4, 2017

Happy #4thofJuly Everyone!

“America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You’ve gotta want it bad, ’cause it’s gonna put up a fight. It’s gonna say, “You want free speech? Let’s see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil, who’s standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours.” You want to claim this land as the land of the free? Then the symbol of your country cannot just be a flag. The symbol also has to be one of its citizens exercising his right to […]
November 24, 2011

I Am So Grateful…and Daily Dose Holiday Giveaway Details

I have so much to be thankful for this year, it’s hard to know where to start.  This has been a year of ups and downs, saying hello and saying goodbye, meeting new friends, celebrating old friends.  It’s been a year of making changes, making commitments and meting new challenges.  It’s been a year of pain and a year of joy.  For years, I have always said that what I do as a writer, as an author and as a person has been feast or famine.  This year, I experienced both with all the highs and lows they bring with them. So […]
August 1, 2009

Happy Lammas Day

Today is Lammas or Lughnassadh or the Festival of Lugh. It is the first day of the harvest and begins the marked turning of the wheel towards the Fall Equinox and Samhain. Take a moment today to celebrate what you have harvested from the year so far. You likely still have crops of ideas, plans and things to do. Have a bright and beautiful Lammas! One of the things I like to do is to make note of what I have to celebrate and I’ve shared a lot of those personal notes here in the Daily Dose. So now I’d […]