Wear it Well

Love this!

Annette Rochelle Aben

“Make it look just like the fall leaves,” she told the hair stylist. “I want to see all the beautiful colors each time I turn my head!”

It took hours, weaving the different colors throughout her flowing tresses. Each was a blend of several shades, to create the desired outcome. Bright red, burnt orange, rose gold, pale yellow and rich copper, soon covered most of her natural, warm brown.

When the blow dryer stopped, the anxious client was turned toward the mirror to view the stylist’s handiwork. Everyone gasped as Willow’s hair cascaded over her shoulders in autumn splendor.

Written in response to Sue Vincent’s photo prompt, she titled: Copper.

https://scvincent.com/2019/10/03/thursday-photo-prompt-copper-writephoto/

View original post

Advertisements

Book Banning – Is it Right?

What are your thoughts on this topic?

CKBooks Publishing

With the fairly recent (in our countries history, that is) ease of self-publishing, the notions of free spreech and no book banning are getting harder to defend.

Is it okay for people with, what the average person would say are, really out there ideas (e.g., the holocaust never happened, the government really took down the twin towers in NY…) to publish those out there ideas?

And what about hate speech/writing? Is that all right to sell in your local bookstore?

Read Ron Charles’s post on the Washington Post’s website and let me know what you think.

——————————-

Confessions of an accidental censor.

Source: A hateful, conspiracy-filled book just got harder to buy. That’s no cause for celebration. – The Washington Post

View original post

What I Have Been Learning

Annette has an interesting view on her world (and situation).

Annette Rochelle Aben

Okay, a few weeks ago, I posted that I was in the hospital, being treated for an infection on my right leg, that had become infected. As I had not been in the hospital since 2006, it was a shock to my system to find myself in the back of an ambulance, being whisked away to the land of needles and nurses.

I spent 13 days in that hospital, had surgery to clean out the wound and had a couple xrays as well. Physical and Occupational Therapy people put me through my paces but the most remarkable of all the services was the use of the Wound Vac. The purpose of the wound vac (as it was explained to me) was to aid the wound in healing quicker.

The afternoon of the 13th day, I was transported, by ambulance once again, to a rehab center. Technically I was on the…

View original post 825 more words