Time To Revisit Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Hope is not a plan. Turn your wish into a plan. What really matters to you in 2015 and what’s your plan? Take a moment to reflect on the first six months of 2015 and look ahead to the rest of 2015. Do you need to change course? Re-commit? Congratulate yourself? Try this exercise. Start…

Skeletons in the Closet

(Copyright Douglas MacIlroy) Skeletons in the Closet Genre: Narrative Medicine Kat acknowledged her newest nanny with her best, I’m ok face, certain that it would be reported to her very important parents; never present themselves to notice. She chewed and chewed and then spit into her napkin; a distraction, a sleight of hand and the…

It’s Harvest Season – Friday Fictioneers

It’s Harvest Season Maria felt the first few drips of fluid at dawn, waves of unbearable pain followed. Her picking hands were slowed, her back hunched. The gathering light gone, she finally collapsed at dusk.

welcome diversions and writer’s block for friday fictioneers

genre flash nonsense 100 or so words Welcome Diversions “Another Friday Fictioneers huh?” he said looking over her shoulder as she read email in bed, “but it’s Wednesday, I don’t get it.” Mildly annoyed by the intrusion she replied, “I like the challenge of getting my story written by Wednesday for Friday.” “Then what will…

Cauliflower Crust Mushroom Gorgonzola Pizza

  There are a zillion online cauliflower crust recipes and all of them use cauliflower, eggs (or vegan eggs), salt and pepper. I added herbs for flavor and almond meal for a boost of healthy fat and fiber. I topped my crust with garlicky mushrooms and Gorganzola cheese for a pizza worthy of a trendy…

Alone With My IV – Flash Fiction

Alone With My IV drip drip drip each drip of chemo makes me want to hurl each drip brings me closer closer to what? life death somewhere in between what happened to Quinn? last week we dripped together now he’s gone something about too many white cells or too few white cells killing the wrong…

Roasted Mojito Chicken

Originally posted on The McCallum's Shamrock Patch:
Roasted Mojito Chicken will be the juiciest, most delicious, roasted chicken recipe you’ll ever make. It will have your family raving about your Roasted Chicken for weeks, combining a white rum Mojito Marinade with fresh mint and sliced limes, simply seasoned with cumin, kosher salt, and freshly…

Dr. Google Will Never Know You Like I Do or Care as Much

My blog friends saw it here first. My Dr. Google Post has been syndicated. Please take the time to visit KevinMD.com and comment and like me. Here’s my skeptical face, “You want to feature my little post? Really? Well ok if it makes the world a better place.” Actually I said, “Yes, wow, yes.” Or…