• Vignettes,  Zebra

    Thanks, Gratitude And A Zebra

    Thanksgiving Day has come and gone but I’ve promised myself to at least strive to be thankful 365 days a year. We forget sometimes – when our dog’s under the weather and our clients’ roof leaks before closing and our sister’s on our case and our crown (as in tooth not tiara) popped off eating a brownie…WAIT! I can say “Thank you for rescuing my expensive crown before it disappeared down my gullet.” And how about “Thank you for sparing me the extra calories by doing the crown thing and making me forget how good the chewy brownies were.”  I reckon as long as we’re saying “Thank you” somebody up…

  • Vignettes,  Zebra

    Zebra

    As a screenwriter, in the midst of trying to get War Serenade made into a film, not even real estate could successfully distract me from the drama of director & producers while attempting to find the backing to make the movie!  But I found the cure. My husband and I worked on a new script together. “Ties that Bind”, “Blood Brothers”, “Elephants Never Forget”, “Bound as Brothers” it was all the same story. In essence, it’s Athol’s story, and I think a fascinating one. I hope you will, too. Athol grew up in the treacherous mountain range in South Africa called The Drakensburg. At just 4 years old, when his parents…