Category Archives: slice of life

Men Will Be Boys

We hope you enjoy this repost by one of our favorite men and fathers, Leonard Bishop.  Happy Father’s Day! by Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare to Be a Great Writer It was a good day in both our lives. A … Continue reading

Posted in family, humor, slice of life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Because I Have Something to Say! (Repost)

Because I Have Something to Say! Posted on January 13, 2013 by Catherine Hedge He dared us to write well! By Catherine Hedge Anyone who uses the phrase, “indomitable”  must have met my writing mentor, the late Leonard Bishop.  He grew … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, nostalgia, slice of life, teaching, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“……and the truth is not always cruel”

Originally posted on Leonard Bishop:
  A Beautiful Reminder of Christmas! Thank you, Leonard! by Leonard Bishop Leonard Bishop My son, Luke, asked me, “Dad, is there a Santa Claus?”  I sat fixed in a painful decision. Five-year-old children must…

Posted in family, humor, nostalgia, slice of life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Can Quote Me

by Leonard Bishop When I am in my studio, I am compassed about with four walls solidly shelved with books. Tacked onto the shelves are particular quotations by people whose insight and wisdom have touched me deeply. When I’m researching … Continue reading

Posted in family, History, humor, Inspiration, slice of life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Men Will Be Boys

by Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare to Be a Great Writer It was a good day in both our lives. A day separated from the world of calamity and fright–from decisions and moralities. There was only Luke and me–a nine-year-old … Continue reading

Posted in family, History, Inspiration, nostalgia, slice of life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

You Can’t Take Back Yesterday

by Leonard Bishop There is no comfort in carrying around long-held regrets for expectations and goals that were never fulfilled. Regrets are like all-season mosquitoes that sting you into the recall of what you once might have done. Most of … Continue reading

Posted in family, humor, Inspiration, slice of life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Grow Through Time

by Leonard Bishop I enjoy remembering, but I do not believe in photograph albums. They are bulky, and troublesome to maintain. There are always stacks of pictures in the drawer, waiting to be placed on the pages. Years ago I … Continue reading

Posted in family, History, humor, slice of life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment