A Dose of Inspiration for Writers & Reader
Cecelia Mecca, PhD Co-Owner iConnect/iRetreat www.ceceliamecca.com
Love in the sunshine!
Enjoying this bright sunshiny 70 degree afternoon, writing in the cool spring breeze! Can’t wait until these start blooming again. Where is my fishing pole?
The handbook to the greatest power in the universe — The Power to have everything you want. This is one of the best books I ever read, by Rhonda Byrne. I learned about this book on the Oprah show and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is my free blog giveaway. Stay tuned to how you may become…
Alaskan Gold Rush
When gold was discovered in Alaska, there was literally a parade of miners carrying heavy burdens of supplies up steep, treacherous terrain in brutal conditions. They were in a race to get to the gold fields, to find the ‘mother lode’ before someone else laid claim to it. Mining was brutal work in unbearable conditions. Stampeders dug…
Coal Mining Men
This was the mine where my dad, uncles and grandpas worked when I was a child. The store visual is of a company store. My dad lied about his age and started working in the mines when he was 12. Fortunately by the time he worked there, the script system was no longer used. Previously miners had…
“The First Quarter”
“The First Quarter” ~ A Songwriters Dream, by Joe Tallarigo Joe’s 2012 debut book is about history and legends in the country music industry. It has been bought by the Country Music Hall of Fame Bookstore in Nashville Tennessee. However, you can still buy it at Joesbook.webs.com and at the Oak Hills High School Craft show…
“Road to Thirty”
by local Cincinnati author, Joe Tallarigo – This poetry book is about surviving high school, travels and special events including his dedication to the Boys and Girls Clubs, his obsession with the Cincinnati, Reds, and featuring his experiences with baseball legends. Joe writes about the grieving process, the pain of losing loved ones and the fire…
Too High For His Nut
Definition: — beyond someone’s grasp, or beyond their station or where they should be grasping. “That rascal wants to be paid like a senator. He is getting too high for his nut.” Definition derived from the grammar-corrected version of the Oakland, CA, Tribune on Jan. 12, 1885.
Coal Miner’s Daughter – What was it like?
I was a kid. I had no clue to the danger Daddy faced everyday. Living in a mining camp was heaven to me. At the age of four, I had free reign of the holler and the mountains around it. We were related to most folks on the road and friends with the others. My cousins and…
Heaven in KY
“Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune” Daniel Boone. I took this photo on a fishing trip to Kentucky Lake.