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Journal Entry #34–Just Wanted to Stop by to Say Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! I just wanted to drop in and wish all of you a warm and safe celebration today, surrounded by family and friends. The past couple of days have been a bit hectic for my family while grappling with nasty colds and coughing fits, but I’m happy to report that we’re on the mend–andContinue reading “Journal Entry #34–Just Wanted to Stop by to Say Thanks”

Halloween Cheer (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on an experience I had this Halloween, where I realized just how much fun it was to even just be out and about for errands on that special occasion. It makes me think that maybe I should get dressed up next year. The connections that people can make basedContinue reading “Halloween Cheer (A Poem)”

Journal Entry #30–Violin Update and First Day of Autumn on the Way

On my journey to get better at the violin, I bought a book of easy, Disney-themed violin sheet music. The selection ranges from older classics like “Baby Mine” from Dumbo to more recent releases such as “Let It Go” from Frozen. Knowing the songs that I’m playing has also made a difference in learning howContinue reading “Journal Entry #30–Violin Update and First Day of Autumn on the Way”

The Cherished Bonds We Form

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: All good friendships start somewhere. ^_^] We began as strangers              you              and                I        joined only by the thin thread                 of a desire for affection                           to reach out and                               feel the warmth                       known to those who                         have come to share                                   countlessContinue reading “The Cherished Bonds We Form”

A Celebration of Artistry (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Because it’s true.] We have the magic to paint the world with our unique colors      in a kaleidoscope of hues like a rainbow across the skies            what we can imagine                   is what we can create                   whether we rely on rich shades of paint                                        the slight      touchesContinue reading “A Celebration of Artistry (A Poem)”