Have You Ever Had An — ENDOSCOPY???

Dearest Readers: Today, I would like to share a medical procedure I had just after New Year’s Day. January 19, 2016 – to be exact. A few years ago, I started having a bit of difficulty when swallowing. Suddenly, my throat would tighten; I could feel a bit of a spasm. I slowed down theContinue reading “Have You Ever Had An — ENDOSCOPY???”

A Toast To The Little Things In Life…

Dearest Readers: I suppose today is a day to reminisce, in hopes I might convince myself it is time to break away from social media, interruptions, along with the intense doubts I have about the ability to write. Below is another award-winning story I wrote a few months after losing my father. Hope you enjoy! ArrivingContinue reading “A Toast To The Little Things In Life…”


Dearest Readers: Below is an award-winning short story written many years ago. Hope you enjoy!   NOT MY PAPA by Barbie Perkins-Cooper The screaming telephone jolted me out of bed. “Hello,” I groaned rubbing my sleep-filled eyes. “Were you asleep?” My mother’s crude voice whined. Rolling my eyes to the ceiling, I whimpered, “Not anymore.” “YourContinue reading “NOT MY PAPA”

Top 10 Workout Songs for February 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Top 10 Workout Songs for February 2016 Fort Wayne, IN – February 1, 2016 – February’s top picks play more like summer workout mix than a winter one—thanks to a wealth of pop and dance favorites. On the pop side of things, you’ll find the latest from Taylor Swift and JasonContinue reading “Top 10 Workout Songs for February 2016”