[caption id="attachment_9772" align="alignleft" width="225"] Yankee Doodle's hat for Montgomery[/caption] Singing while self-distancing. That's what we are doing this Sunday. As a family, we've been fortunate. Since we work together we can still visit on a daily basis, still self-distancing. Our grandchildren drop by, and my grandson...

[caption id="attachment_9283" align="alignleft" width="960"] Don't let rejection get you down.[/caption] Celebrating Rejection One of my writing groups awards chocolates for successes. We celebrate requests for manuscripts, getting an agent or publisher, publishing a book, finishing writing a book, finishing a chapter. We celebrate any success we can...

[caption id="attachment_9253" align="aligncenter" width="940"] Would've Could've Should've[/caption] It's a common mistake. We see it all the time, especially on Facebook posts. Posters write SHOULD OF instead of SHOULD HAVE or SHOULD'VE, COULD OF instead of COULD HAVE or COULD'VE. It's an understandable mistake. Our ears hear...