Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wheels Are Spinning Part 1

I’m sitting on the enclosed back porch of my parents’ home in Virginia as I’m writing this blog. It feels very cool outside this afternoon and I may need to put on my pullover to stay warm. Glad I decided … Continue reading

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Haiku, Haiku, and Haiku

Purpose I write to find the                                                                                                                         courage to overcome my                                                                                                     insecurities. Copyright © 2011 by Bill Holmes.                                                                                                    All rights reserved. I wrote the above haiku last April in my attempt to participate in a 30-day challenge to write 30 poems … Continue reading

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Bill’s Black Pearls Vol. 1

Per my last blog, I’m sharing some of my favorite inspirational quotes that give me strength and encouragement about life and writing. You may recognize a few names and may learn some new ones. If you like what you see, I … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Pursuit of Happyness

“The future was uncertain, absolutely, and there were many hurdles, twists, and turns to come, but as long as I kept moving forward, one foot in front of the other, the voices of fear and shame, the messages from those … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Granddaddy!

Today would have been my grandfather’s 95th birthday. It’s been almost 17 years since Granddaddy passed away and I hadn’t realized how much I missed him. I had the chance to bond with him when my mom had him come … Continue reading

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