Gayle Glass

All I Want...

All I Want…

I just saw an article on the web (yeah, you’d think I would learn not to do that…) that shouted ‘20 Holiday Gifts Your Mom Actually Wants!’. So, I clicked, thinking, Oh I’ll send this to my kids as a hint. Ummm. No. There was a serving tray that costs $795; a fluffy robe for […]

Salute to Veterans

Salute to Veterans

Re-posted from a couple  years back… Honoring friends and  family members on this day.  I hope you are doing the same.  If not family,then friends and strangers who have, and are still, risking their lives for us every day. Col. I.M. Glass, U.S.Air Force – career Pilot, 1948-1974 (Hi, Dad!) Sergeant Deryl T. Wieneke, U.S.Air Force […]

What's Next?

What’s Next?

 Yesterday I read that MetLife is firing Snoopy. No! Say it ain’t so! A few months ago, The Most Interesting Man in the World lost his job to a younger, scruffier, replacement. Sigh. My heart is broken. Can you have a crush on a character from a commercial? Yup. You bet. Oh, and have you […]

Choose Your Poison, Carefully

Choose Your Poison, Carefully

Social media sites are useful for sharing news and common interests, advertising, giveaways, connecting old or distant friends, and in general, creating bonds across the miles - and yes, they are fun. Those of you who follow my Facebook page know I mostly share things about words and writing, with a few funny cartoons thrown in. It automatically links […]

Inspiration, Influence, or Something Else?

If you read a poem or story and you write something based on your reaction, is it okay? So at what point is it NOT okay? Of course if you copy lines, that’s definitely taboo. But what if, when someone reads your work and thinks  “Oh, xxxx wrote a piece like this, too.”? Have you crossed […]