Three Different Acts Of Love

Three Different Acts Of Love

Acts of Love: Every Morning, Without Fail My Mother woke up at 4AM to get to work every day. She was supervisor of the kitchen at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha.  She was in charge of getting breakfast and lunch trays to every patient.  She managed dietitians...
Good Grief

Good Grief

“The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart: the secret anniversaries of the heart.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The business of grief is messy. There is no road map nor survival guide for the layers of emotional chaos and there certainly...
Moments of Creativity

Moments of Creativity

Creating a Ripple Effect I come from a blue-collar family in Omaha Nebraska. My father hung drywall for a living and I doubt seriously whether he ever entered an art gallery. He did not wear a beret, frequent coffee houses or discuss Proust. He was not a perfect man...
Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul

~ Guest Writer, GRACE HOLTZCLAW ~ Coming home for the holidays is a banquet for the senses. My best friend from college, Sara Watson, has a song out called November Rain. One of my favorite lyrics is “things will get better when trees drop their leaves on me, things...
Transitions

Transitions

~ Guest Writer, JULIA RAEL ~ Life changes are incredibly terrifying to me. I’m a creature of habit, and that’s how I want to remain. (I know all about the “take the road less traveled” trends that have been surfacing in the last few years, but they can’t fool me.)...
My Fourth Grade Teacher Changed My Life

My Fourth Grade Teacher Changed My Life

~ Guest Writer, PAT WILLSON~ My initial exposure to performing came at an early age. I was in fourth grade living in Wiesbaden Germany. Our teacher, Miss Sweet was very cosmopolitan unlike my parents who were country type folks from south of the Mason Dixon line. Miss...
Magic Moments

Magic Moments

~ Guest Writer, BERNIE SHINE~ The creation and performance of magical effects is my passion, my “Rosebud.” The ancient art of magic is what gets me up the morning and keeps me up at night. But are they reality or merely illusions? The real magic are the moments...
Meet Julia Rael!

Meet Julia Rael!

Meet Julia Rael insidewink snapshot – Meet Guest Writer Julia Rael insidewink loves to share personal stories from a wide range of guest writers. We are truly so lucky to have such a diverse group of high caliber contributors. They are such an interesting group...

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