The Wisdom and Success of the Future

The Wisdom and Success of the Future

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the  wisdom and success of the future Dale Turner My mistakes.  Your mistakes.  Political mistakes.  Historical mistakes.  The value in a mistake is in looking back and...
It’s True You Can Learn From My Mistakes

It’s True You Can Learn From My Mistakes

Growing up, I always heard my parents say, “Learn from my mistakes and don’t do what I did.”  But being a teenager meant that I was stubborn and decided that A.) I couldn’t make mistakes and B.) That experience was no longer relevant because it...
Citizen Kane Is Not For Me

Citizen Kane Is Not For Me

There are a lot of movies that I don’t like, but one stands out in my mind.  Citizen Kane is not for me!  I hated it for all the reasons that it’s critically acclaimed. The camera angles, the lighting, the boring script.  I took a film class in school and...
10 Surprising Things I Learned About Cuba

10 Surprising Things I Learned About Cuba

Cuba was always a mystery to me.  The Cuban Missile Crisis happened just before I turned one.  Growing up we were taught to fear Cuba and the thought of visiting Cuba in my lifetime would never have occurred to me.  So imagine my surprise and excitement when I found...
Why Are There Swans At The Rum Shop?

Why Are There Swans At The Rum Shop?

I love these swans.  But I have to ask why are there swans at the rum shop?  Seriously, these swans decorate the porch leading into the shop that sells Bocoy Rum, Legendario Rum (oh, so good,) and Santiago de Cuba Ron Anejo Rum.  I just don’t understand the...
How NOT To Be A Tourist in Cuba

How NOT To Be A Tourist in Cuba

I rarely do travel pieces on my blog, but there’s always time to try something new….right?  So this week and next, you’ll hear about our cruise and visit to Cuba and how NOT to be a tourist in Cuba. We cruised out of Miami aboard the Norwegian Sky....
Yes! This Is My Bucket List

Yes! This Is My Bucket List

Since this week has been all about trying new things and checking off things on our bucket lists, I thought it would only be appropriate if our creativity prompt this week was a bucket.  I found a really cool one for you too.  As creativity prompts go, there are no...
How To Check Something Off Your Bucket List

How To Check Something Off Your Bucket List

By the time you read this, I’ll be on a cruise to Cuba.  For those of you from anywhere but the U.S., that’s not a big deal.  But to those of us from the U.S.—that’s a huge deal.  Just 5 years ago, I had more of an opportunity of getting to...
Returning To The House On The Hill

Returning To The House On The Hill

A week late, but here it is.  I was supposed to use this creativity prompt last week when I was returning to the house on the hill.  But the move got the best of me and wasn’t able to do it.  This is the house that I grew up in, the red house on the hill.  When...
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