Author Archives: Donna Heilman

About Donna Heilman

I am a writer that lives in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex with my husband, 3 dogs, and 6 cats. I am currently working on my novel, Rapture, as well as writing poetry and some short non-fiction. I am honestly writing this blog to feel more connected with other creative people.

Day 186: Life Goes On…And On and On

That’s not a bad thing except when bad things are happening in your life and you want nothing more than to crawl into bed, pull the covers up over your head and sleep for a few days.  But you can’t … Continue reading

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Day 185: The Sun Is Shining Again

As much as I love the storms, I also love what it feels like after the storms have passed.  The air is clean, the sun is brighter, and it just feels crisp outside even though it should be a bit … Continue reading

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Day 184: Feeling Nostalgic

I was going through all of my music and came across 1 of my absolute, total, and complete favorites…Nanci Griffith.  During my abusive marriage and my eventual escape, I listened to her nonstop.  I 1st discovered her in 1985 when … Continue reading

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Day 183: Everything Is As Magical As You’re Willing to Let It Be

I am sitting here in my Magical Writing Haven watching and hearing magic.  We are in the midst of a storm and fortunately, it’s not an especially violent one…nearby counties to the east and south of us are in a … Continue reading

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Day 182: The Calm

Today has actually been pretty calm and uneventful.  No emergencies to be handled.  No blood lost.  No excitement at all.  I like it but also worry about the proverbial calm before the storm so I can’t let myself relax just … Continue reading

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Day 181: Why?

It’s 9:00pm and I’ve been home for about 45 minutes. Work went crazy today. I had a stack of paperwork to fill out for a couple of municipal bids but I had to put that aside because there was a … Continue reading

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Day 180: Short and To the Point

I am running on about 2 hours of sleep and am about half brain dead after taking a required online safety training class that took most of the day and I still have material that I have to study offline.  … Continue reading

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Day 179: Taking It Easy

Rick’s procedure was moved to May 29th because his blood pressure is still too low for them to do it today.  I decided to stay home anyway since I had the day off planned for over a month.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Day 178: Ebb & Flow

Ebb and flow tells us that things happen in their own time…things are taken away and things are given.  There are things that we as humans have absolutely no control over.  Many times we think that we have that control, … Continue reading

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Day 177: Things Are Looking Up

It’s a new day and a new week.  The sun is shining again and it’s a nice day even though it’s a bit cooler out there…but there’s no wind so that is pretty awesome.  And, I saw my 1st dragonfly … Continue reading

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