Writer’s Block

I am struggling to find the rhyme of the verse that sometimes shows up when I start writing. The muse that pauses in my mind helping me place words on the paper. But then again there would be no such thing as writers block if a block never really occurred. As hard as it may…

Monday

Monday  New beginning Brand new start Rested outlook Un-stressed heart. Face the music Write the rhyme Sing the melody Strike the chime. Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr.

I was inspired today to reread a letter written to the clergy by Martin Lither King, Jr. I know that most people would have read his, “I have a dream speech”, and that is precisely what I did for 12 years while I was a literature teacher. I wanted to inspire my high school kids…

Chasing the Beat

This week my piano teacher started me on some Brazilian music written by Antonio Carlos Jobim.  Now if you were born in Brazil you probably heard a Samba beat on a regular basis and it is probably internalized to the point where you can feel the beat. I did not grow up in Brazil. I…

Who am I?

My name is Connie Windecker. I know that name means nothing to you right now but in the future, my goal is to change your perception of nothing to images that make you smile and make you think. I blog about the beauty in the world around me, as well as, beauty in the difficult…