Doctors’ Orders: Pass the Fresh Produce and Pass on the Pills WATWB#

By Lizbeth Hartz | June 29, 2018 | 6 Comments

All too often, the negativity and hatred expressed in social media and the news assault our senses. Since focusing on hatred only begets more hatred, We Are The World Blogfest (#WATWB) urges us to banish the darkness by lighting lamps. In that spirit, we focus on love and positivity. Many an oasis of love and…

Book Club Discussion Questions for My Memoir, Angel Hero, Murder in Hawai’i, A True Story

By Lizbeth Hartz | June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

On June 2nd, Sisters in Crime (SinC) Hawai’i prez Vicki White shared this message from the national SinC organization with members like me: “It’s time to gather submissions for the July Book Club Central Booklist.  This month’s theme is Mystery from Sea to Shining Sea (mysteries set in different states).” Since my murder mystery memoir…

Toby Cat Walks Into Our Hearts #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

All too often, social media and news are filled with hate and negativity. So how do you banish the darkness they bring? You don’t focus on them. Instead, you light lamps, hoping to bring love and positivity forward instead. This is the 13th installment of We Are the World Blogfest (#WATWB). Our fabulous cohosts for…

March for Our Lives #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | March 29, 2018 | 11 Comments

Social media and news in recent times has been filled with hate and negativity. Just as you cannot fight darkness, only light lamps, Hate and Negativity cannot be fought. You need to bring Love and Positivity forward instead. I bring to you the We Are the World Blogfest, along with these fabulous co-hosts:Belinda Witzenhausen,  Sylvia…

A 911 STORY THAT WILL PLUCK YOUR HEARTSTRINGS #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | February 26, 2018 | 2 Comments

Social media and news in recent times has been filled with hate and negativity. Just as you cannot fight darkness, only light lamps, Hate and Negativity cannot be fought. You need to bring Love and Positivity forward instead. I bring to you the We Are the World Blogfest. Thank you to this month’s co-hosts Shilpa Garg, Peter…

Military vets deliver supplies across Puerto Rico #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | January 27, 2018 | 7 Comments

Special thanks to the We Are The World Blogpost cohosts this month,  Shilpa Garg, Simon Falk, Lynn Hallbrooks, Eric Lahti, Damyanti Biswas and Guilie Castillo. It lifts me up to be part of this journey. Puts me in mind of the old song “Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative…” But now on to the main…

A Blind Runner and His Very Good Boy#WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | October 28, 2017 | 8 Comments

Social media and news in recent times has been filled with hate and negativity. Just as you cannot fight darkness, only light lamps, Hate and Negativity cannot be fought. You need to bring Love and Positivity forward instead. I bring to you the We Are the World Blogfest, along with these fabulous co-hosts: Special thanks…

Lowes, Generators, and Heroes: We Are The World Blogpost #WATWB September 29, 2017

By Lizbeth Hartz | September 29, 2017 | 14 Comments

Aloha nui loa from Hawai’i, worldwide friends. Like you, I believe that when we let our love lights shine, we banish the tortuous shadows of hate and negativity. In this spirit, I offer you links to a news article, which shone a light in the darkness for me. Here’s hoping it will banish some of…

Lizbeth’s We Are The World Blogpost #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | August 16, 2017 | 21 Comments

 Aloha nui loa from Hawai’i, worldwide friends. Like you, I believe that when we let our love lights shine, we banish the tortuous shadows of hate and negativity. In this spirit, I offer you links to a tweet and a news article, both of which dissolved the darkness for me, at least for a spell.…

Surprise! A New Format (Podcast or Radio play)

By Lizbeth Hartz | August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

I just signed up for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. On September 6th, I’ll be posting about an experience I had in a recent online Writing Boot Camp class taught by the fine folks at Creative Nonfiction, when my excellent teacher Rhonda challenged us to write in a new genre.

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