Gary Mathews

45 Magazines | 1,306 Articles | 345 Followers | 179 Likes | @Skipah | Owner and creator of Skipah's Realm

2017 Is The Year For New Beginnings

2016 was a year of loss for me. From losing a beloved Uncle to losing David Bowie and Alan Rickman, Prince and Gene Wilder. To my impending job loss …

Comedians

Clearing Out the Clutter of My Mind

With all that’s going on between work closing down, starting a new career, packing up my house to sell it and moving in with my mother my mind has …

8 Things I have learned as a Female Solo Traveler

Photo by Gui Seiz<p><b>1.Enjoy myself</b><p>I have no issue with doing stuff on my own. Being with company is good, but being alone has its own fascination. After …

Mind

Gluten Free Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Shares 51<p>Crunchy on the outside, gooey on the inside, plus these baked mozzarella sticks are gluten free!<p>This post may contain affiliate links. …

New Music Video #YouAreGreat By Eddie Charles

Inspirational music video 'You Are Great' by Eddie Charles. This New music video is the latest gospel single from Eddie Charles, meant to inspire, …

Entertainment

Pumpkin pancakes!

I had this Hokkaido pumpkin sitting in my kitchen for 2 weeks, and I really couldn't deal with yet another pot of pumpkin soup, so I was desperately …

Food for Thought #13 | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Part of what The Sparrow’s Home was created for was to <b>share</b> resources, information, and inspiration. I thought it might be …

J. K. Rowling

Stop......Hammer Time! ⋆

<i>Calm down America, it has been much worse before, ever heard of The Civil War?</i><p>We are currently at day 17 since the last time I’ve seen my daughter, …

Inauguration Day

Emotional Baggage: How To Get Rid Of It For Good

Shares 9<p>How Emotional Baggage Can Ruin Your Relationship<p>Emotional Baggage is in the top five for sabotaging a relationship! Truth is, we don’t always …

Relationships

Wishes, Prayers, & Dreams

I have travelled out of the country a few times. Visited places like, Jamaica, Mexico, Bahamas, and Aruba. When my husband and I visited Aruba on our …

Aruba

Mombie

I often feel as though I’m the lead in the movie <b>Groundhog’s Day</b>. Which is ironic because my birthday is groundhog’s day. The days seem to be filled …

Parenting

3 Things President Donald Trump Can Learn From My 6-Year-Old

<i>Now they are going to see President Donald Trump. A man who is much different than President Obama. A man who acts much differently than President</i> …

Republicans

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Blueberry Whiskey Sauce:<p>Combine blueberries, sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan.<p>Cook on medium until thicker, but not all blueberries have …

Cooking

Mom's Lasagna Recipe & How I Thought I'd Killed My Father-in-Law

The Classic Cosmopolitan

<b>‘I couldn’t understand a word she was saying, but I felt I had in my possession all the Italian I’d ever need to know: Dolce, Dolce, Dolce.’</b> – Carrie …

Fashion

No Time For This? How To Feel Good In Your Mind And Body Faster

How To Heal Your Mind And Body Faster<p>You are probably so used to the click to buy option on Amazon that, like many, you tend to expect everything …

Junk Food

Newly Divorced: Discovering sex as a single woman

When I started dating, post-marriage, I have to admit it was both exciting and terrifying. The dance of flirtation, getting to know someone, the …

Relationships

Remembering Abraham

For many years, I worked at Staples. It was my first job and shhhhh… don’t tell my current bosses but probably my favorite. I loved working retail …

American South

Email

There were times he asked me to go and others when I begged for him to take me as all kids do so often.Walking next to him, I was quite small but …

Parenting

Caramel Stuffed Cones | Mira's Pastry

Melt the butter over medium heat.<p>In a large bowl combine the flour, the white food coloring, the salt and the vanilla.<p>Add the melted cold butter to …

Cooking

Because You Can't Flush a Cocker Spaniel

If you follow this blog you know I’m a cranky dad, a marathon runner and a dog lover. When my better half and I were dating, her dog Chico’s approval …

Fish

80-year-old twin sisters hike the Appalachian Trail

CLOSE<p>These 80-year-old twin sisters hiked the Appalachian Trail. Their tips for success? The key is a glass of wine every night. HUMANKIND<p>WAYNESVILLE, North Carolina -- Hiking the entire 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail, one of the longest footpaths in the world, is an exercise in the outer limits of …

Outdoors

Vacation Etc.

I’ve been putting this blog off for a while. I just didn’t know how to start it and to tell you the truth, I still don’t know if this is it.<p>My sister …

Why You Need a Highly Effective Marketing Calendar - Rachel Lavern

Do you know why your business needs a highly effective marketing calendar? Is your answer to get more organized? There is a lot more going on within …

Productivity

7 Funny Side Effects Of Working Customer Service

So you’ve landed your first huge gig in the retail industry. As you are obviously so excitedly preparing yourself for all the possibilities of this …

Customer Service

The Pros And Cons Of Dating A Co-Worker

Is Dating A Co-Worker A Good Idea<p>We spend an enormous amount of time working. It makes sense that dating would enter the picture at times. Who hasn’t …

Ozalia Australia Review

<b>Welcome to part 2 of my spotlight on Ozalia Australia, the makers of totally luxurious sheepskin boots. Part 1 concentrated on my interview with</b> …

Shoes

An Interview With Tony Porter

<b>I am honoured to have on the blog this week one of the people who spearheaded British Fashion Week – now known as London Fashion Week – the gallant</b> …

Fashion

An Interview With Beat Theory Fitness

<b>Welcome to the first post of 2017! My first post of the year is usually inspiring and/or motivational in some way and this year is no exception. When</b> …

Fitness

An Interview With Ozalia Australia

<b>Australian icons known globally include the sheepskin flat boots known as uggs – although the company known as UGG is just one of the Australian</b> …

Shoes