Category Archives: creativity

LET THE STORY BEGIN

I have begun researching what will probably be my last book. It is based on the incredible photograph my niece discovered during her extensive research into our family history. The photograph is of a distant cousin whose branch in the … Continue reading

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MOM WOULD BE PROUD

Finally! My mother’s book is finished. It’s been over a year in the making—the longest I’ve worked on a book—and I didn’t write it! It’s a collection of her writings, most of which she penned in the 1960’s. They have … Continue reading

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Back To The Birds

I have to admit, I was surprised at the reaction—or lack thereof—to my last posting regarding the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the follow-up statement by Florida Senator Marco Rubio. I rarely get into politics and big … Continue reading

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FACING FACEBOOK

I will preface this posting by saying I think Facebook is one of the “star elements” in these early years of the Internet.  It has given everyday folks like you and me a place to come chat, exchange ideas and … Continue reading

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A NAME TO BE KNOWN

On January 9th 2012, I posted a piece on my blog titled, “Passion, Writing and Taylor Swift” (it’s in the archives on the lower right). It was still early in Taylor Swift’s career given her prolific history since, but I … Continue reading

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UNBOXING DELAYED ‘TIL JANUARY

 Foiled Again!  I missed a deadline…a heinous crime I rarely commit.  Albeit this was a self-imposed deadline so maybe I should cut myself some slack. The deadline?  Oh , it was the one I set for the publication of my … Continue reading

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SURVIVING THE CONFERENCE

As previously announced, I attended a conference this past weekend for independent authors…I being one of them. The conference focused on skills required to independently publish a book without the involvement of a professional, commercial publishing house. The conference did … Continue reading

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BEST OF’S

A few weeks back I celebrated the 500th posting on my blog. Since then I’ve been going back and retrieving those that I think actually had something to say and said it reasonably well. I am considering compiling them into … Continue reading

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ONE MORE TIME!

I bet you’ve done this: you come across a box or album full of years’ old photographs and you are immediately captured. Whatever you were doing at the time, stops…and there you sit, sifting through one picture at a time … Continue reading

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500…WHOODATHUNK!

Well….here we are…..number 500.  That’s right.  I said 500.  This is the 500th posting of Marc’s Blog since it began in November 2012.  I know I have a tendency to talk a lot, but I would have never thought I … Continue reading

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