Writing as I listen to Barbra Streisand sing, “…no mistakes just lessons to be learned.” Are there really no mistakes just lessons to be learned? Is everything really for a reason or is it all just circumstance? Are we just details, facts, happenings with no substance or are we part of a greater plan? I’ve […]

There is a proclivity in this reality For men to fear a woman as a peer Oh the humour I find in this, but ignorance I cannot dismiss Fellow males of creation, it is time to get over our penis fixation While we chase to feel fantasies, the ladies are becoming the casualties There is […]

We all read about writing. Few of us actually completely read a book about it, or even finish a full article. We think we know it all. It’s time to stop doing both of those things. But before you do listen to me. You’ve heard the way to learn to write better is to keep […]

People may wonder about Monty. Am I a fun loving type? Am I the shy and quiet type? The answer is very simple. Yes. I enjoy writing in fun ways for all of you. But I am here to say that Monty’s life is not all fish and chips. That does sound good, doesn’t it.? […]

Mental Monday This week’s Mental Monday is “Finding Firm Ground”, where I discuss the technique of grounding used as a coping skill for people that suffer from PTSD and live with the symptoms of flashbacks. Be Led By Reason has graciously invited me to share today’s article on Embracing a Wounded Soul. Here is a […]

“I have come to terms with the future. From this day onward I will walk easy on the earth…” — M.J. Slim Hooey I worry about the future. What is my passion? Will I get to live that passion? Will I love more or will I hate more? Will I survive it? Will I leave a […]

Monty stated in his post Mornings with Monty?: Afternoon Writing Words Edition-Word Crimes-Weird Al yesterday, “I bet she brings on another writer because of that.” and he was correct! Today, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce our newest author Polly Calypso. She will be writing on a plethora of subjects in whatever method […]

Flowing thoughts of left over doubt Kept me awake in an eternal pout Never did I waver in my childish glee Of waiting on a moment for MTV   Oh those days of music TV When one could even find videos to see Instead of porn stars and virgins Teen moms and catfish…not sturgeons   […]

OH My Word…Crimes is hilarious and accurate and needs to be in every ipod, iphone, i whatever! Yes, this is iMonty talking atcha! Holla if ya year me! The MADAM asked me to schedule this for the afternoon. I’m not really certain why but she is the Mistress of the Manor, the Madam of Mayhem, […]

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey “Either love someone or do not, there is no in between.”—C. Monty, Memoirs of a Mambo King I have now been quoted […]