Building a Better Dollhouse by Rick Blum

When it’s not an off-the-shelf model, expect the unexpected.

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roar to the sun by John Reinhart

Dear  Readers, I pulled this from the archives because we need to be reminded of  how much power lies within us. We are power lines . We can face the sun along with its heat. We will not burn. We will roar to the sun …we will be lions… we will roar to the sun […]

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Celebrating Motherhood: Essay by Lisa Amaya

By Lisa Amaya Some want to live what I call ‘the typical life.’ To me, this means getting a job, marrying someone you love, having children and making beautiful memories together. My life has only sort of fallen into this category. After graduating from college at 23, I worked as an education reporter at a daily […]

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The Truth About Angels: A celebration of love, sisterhood and family 

#ArchiveDay I don’t believe in angels, yet I have many. I have only one course of action: my own bravery, strength, survival, and happiness.
I will save myself, love myself, appreciate myself, understand myself, and protect myself so that she may one day not have to worry if I will be okay. I’m okay, She saved me once and the rest is up to me.

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Meet Dori Owen: Featured Author and Columnist in Residence 

Dori is Featured Columnist -Residence .Dori is one the top columnist at . You can read her on A Diary of an Arizona Girl. Her essays and poems have been published in RAW & UNFILTERED VOL I, Stigma Fighters Vol 2, and Love Notes From Humanity. Her blogs have been featured here on Open Thought Vortex, as well as The Lithium Chronicles, Sudden Denouement, and The Mighty

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All I Want For My Birthday Is…

Birthdays have a way of putting a spotlight on your life, drawing into focus all those questions like: what have I done? What am I doing? Am I happy? #MondayBlogs #Birthdays #Wisdom

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