Author Archives: Cheryl Wright

Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Color Red In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal 2017 #AtoZChallenge


This year my theme reveal is big no surprise. Nope! No drum roll will be heard. A while ago I posted that I was looking for Facebook support groups so that I could highlight them as my A to Z Challenge theme. Thank you to all who shared your Facebook group with me.  This has been […]
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A Blogger’s Question ~ Problem With Adding YouTube Videos To Blog Post


Dear Fellow Bloggers, When I posted my Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Karen Carpenter last week I noticed that only the links to the videos were showing up. I had hoped that this would correct itself. For the past few days I have been trying to create the next Musical Monday post only to find […]
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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Karen Carpenter


Karen Carpenter March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983 Karen Carpenter and her brother, Richard, formed the duo The Carpenters during the 1970’s.  Karen’s voice has been one of my favorites since the first time I heard her sing, Close To You.  Not only was she an extremely talented singer but she played a mean […]
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Mom Decides To Carry Anencephaly Baby To Full Term In Hopes of Donating Organs


PLUCKED FROM THE NEWS…Imagine that you and your significant other go to the doctor for your baby’s 19 week ultrasound. How exciting is that? Then you hear the word anencephaly and all your excitement is quickly replaced with a feeling of devastation. Anencephaly is a birth defect with serious consequences. This condition prevents normal development […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For March 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Word Night In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Blogger Recognition Award


I have been nominated by Pamela, whose awesome blog is Afternoon Caffeine, for the Blogger Recognition Award.  Thank you SO much!!  Please visit her blog as she posts on a variety of random things so there is something for everyone to read. Here are the award rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link […]
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Musical Monday ~ Tribute Songs To Those Who Have Died


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Looking For Facebook Support Groups


It’s almost that time again….What time you may be asking yourself….Almost time for the April Blogging from A to Z Challenge!!! This year I have decided to post about Facebook Support Groups. I know I am supposed to wait for the Theme Reveal but I need your help! If you run a Facebook Support Group […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Word Love In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Eva Cassidy


EVA CASSIDY February 2, 1963 – November 2, 1996 YouTube Video Source: Eva Cassidy It was my mother who told me of Eva Cassidy and of her phenomenal voice. This extremely talented singer was pretty much unknown until her death in 1996 at the age of 33 from advanced melanoma. Her posthumous success began with […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For February 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Musical Monday ~ Hits of 1960


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ January 2017


Unfortunately I wasn’t able to get to the post office to mail out coupons in December (2016). So the annual total for expired coupons that was sent to the Yokosuka, Japan base in 2016 totaled $10,886.20! WAY TO GO!!! On January 9, 2017 coupons were sent and the dollar amount of those coupons came to […]
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Musical Monday ~ Movie Dance Scenes


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Musical Monday ~ American Idol – Another 2016 Demise


American Idol ~  June 11, 2002 – April 7, 2016 We certainly lost a lot of talented people in 2016, such as Prince, George Michael and mother-daughter, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. Not only did we lose a multitude of accomplished artists, 2016 also took away potential talent with its cancellation of American Idol. For […]
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~Happy New Year ~


It’s finally here….a brand new year! Wishing you a 2017 that brings an abundance of blessings.

A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For January 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Musical Monday ~ Christmas Songs 2


Originally posted on Plucking Of My Heartstrings:
Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions.…