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4 Tactics of a Dream Thief

    4 Tactics of a Dream Thief   By   Vicki Hinze       Our dreams give us things to look forward to in life.  Big or small, working toward them, provides us with the will to get out of bed in the morning, [...]
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Coming soon: New Art Posts by Franck de las Mercedes @fdlm

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Franck de las Mercedes and I am a visual artist living and working in New York City. I was invited by this platform after creating a section on my blog titled “Fellow Artists”, in which I [...]
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Things You Wish You’d Said

  THINGS YOU WISH YOU’D SAID   By   Vicki Hinze     Ever had an experience then later think, I wish I’d said…?     Maybe you were talking to your spouse about something that mattered more [...]
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Revenge & Obsession from NYT Bestseller Allison Brennan–MAKE THEM PAY

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid is only two weeks away from her wedding to Sean Rogan when Sean’s twin siblings, Liam and Eden, hit town, and they are intent on much more than congratulating the bride and groom. [...]
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The Expectation of Privacy

  The Expectation of Privacy By Vicki Hinze   Not too many years ago, people had an expectation of privacy that was mandated legislatively and widely respected.  Some are under the illusion privacy is still respected. Others [...]
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LENT: A Don’t Miss Opportunity

  Lent: A “Don’t Miss” Opportunity By Vicki Hinze   It’s the Lenten season. The time of year when believers acknowledge they are sinners and have a savior in Christ, and that we were created from ashes and will [...]
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What West Point Can Teach Hollywood

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Henry Ossian Flipper was the first African-American West Point graduate—not in 1970, or 1950, or even in 1930, but in the Class of 1877.    Henry was born a slave in Georgia in 1856. After the [...]
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Coping with the Unexpected

  Coping with the Unexpected By Vicki Hinze The unexpected strikes us all.  Whether you adopt a regimented routine, live by your prioritized To-Do list, or tackle your day by whatever strikes your mood, odds are your plans are or [...]
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Nobody Aspires to Mediocrity

Nobody Aspires to Mediocrity By Vicki Hinze   Sir Arthur Conan Doyle said, “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” When I came upon that quote, it was exactly the inspiration I [...]
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A Grain of Salt–Spy Ships, Officials, and Russian Missiles

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business all profit financially and politically when they keep the public worked up in fear and/or outrage. They are not our friends. Let’s take some of their power back [...]