Poppies and Poetry Move Me

I cannot tell you how many times I was given the assignment to memorize, In Flanders Fields. Seems to me it was every November, throughout grade school! Sadly, when I tried to remember it just a few days ago, I could only recall a few lines, but thanks to Google, I was able to quickly pull it up…

Solving Cold Cases: One Match at a Time #RSsos #MissingPersons @Stephitay

Lost & Found: Solving Cold Cases One Match at a Time #RSsos #amwriting   When you hear about a mass disaster, what event comes to mind? Earthquake? Tsunami? Terrorist attack? That was my first thought until I attended the Killer Nashville writer’s conference in October. There I learned about what experts now call “The Nation’s Silent Mass…

The True Meaning of Memorial Day #RSsos @StephiTay

In addition to the picnics, sporting events, and a three-day weekend, Memorial Day is a time to remember the brave men and women who died serving our nation and its values. To show my appreciation for those who risked all ensuring our freedom, I collected a few inspiring quotes that highlight the true meaning of…