I am married with one child. I have been a resident of New Berlin for 8 years. I enjoy the New Berlin community and I am proud to be a part of it. I love arts and crafts, painting, beading, coupon clipping, cooking and writing.
Since my early teens I have fantasized of becoming a writer. At times, while the other kids were off enjoying the summer fun, I was hunched over on my front porch, with my pencil, notebook, and a pondering expression on my face. I wrote poems and stories and always kept a journal of some sort. Writing was a form of therapy–a release of misplaced teenage energy, if you will.
A poem for your reading enjoyment. What is your interpretation of the meaning behind it?
I haven't posted for a while, so until my next write-up on a recent adventure, I thought I'd share a short story that I have been working on.
Some have called elder abuse "the crime of the century.” We hear about the exploitation of the elderly every day. It affects them in many ways–financially, physically, and emotionally. It can be while in the care of a nursing home or retirement home, or even the privacy of their own homes. It is a shame, yet it’s a reality and now, I can personally attest to this as I recently witnessed it happen with my own aunt.
Have you ever wanted to paint a beautiful picture, but do not have a creative bone in your body? Or have you been blessed with the “crafty” gene and are looking for something new and exciting? Whether you are a veteran painter or have never even attempted a paint-by-numbers kit, I have just the place for you–Uptown Art Uncorked!