Author Archives: Elaine Rhoades

About Elaine Rhoades

I am a 69 year old grandmother, mother, wife who earned a BS in Psychology with a 3.97 GPA at the ripe old age of 62. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Phoenix July 2012. I have begun my own business of editing for authors and writing a novel, which is currently in editing stage. If you are interested in obtaining editing services please contact me at rhoadesediting@att.net. List of editing projects: A Forever Family Series - children's books - Author Sal Edwards. UoP essays and class papers for my class teams. 40 + years as Administrative Assistant in which I edited textbooks, sales flyers, newsletters, catalogues, letters, and other office projects. Writing Projects: Novel: "I'll Cry No Tears". Short Stories: Various - not ready for publishing Poetry: One published poem 1963 Various stories for friends and family Office Newsletters: Editor of "Southside OBGYN Office News"

Humans Are Like Eggs

Consider the egg when judging a person. People and eggs are very much alike. First eggs are covered in a shell just like people are covered in skin. The color of the egg shell varies from white as snow to … Continue reading

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#MeToo: Shouldn’t We Be Blaming Corporations?

#MeToo started out as a way for women to point out how rampant sexual harassment is within the workplace. Now, it has turned into a witch hunt calling out men for unwanted touches, words, acts, or perceived harassment that didn’t … Continue reading

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I Do Believe in Ghost!

The year was 1962 when my family moved from the country to the big city of Garland, TX. A small house on a short street smack dab in the middle. I was only 11 years old and in the sixth … Continue reading

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My Two Cents:

I am not racist. I am not for the far right nor the far left. But, I believe we are going down a slippery slope when we start removing symbols that “offend” some and are honored by others.   In … Continue reading

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Comey’s Testimony Before Senate Intel Committee

I’m watching Comey’s testimony. Idiots asking the same questions over and over. Each one has to have their 12 minutes of predetermined questions I guess. Would seem they would listen to previous questions, write down what Comey is saying, and then ask … Continue reading

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Living in the Dark Place

She rises in the morning with a smile and happiness in her heart. She tries to greet each day with renewed hope and joy. She hears him as he goes about his morning routine and prays this day will be … Continue reading

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Hearts Broken

Words spoken, Hearts broken. Hearts of stone. Sorry never spoken. Eye tears keep falling, All alone time flying. Love lost and never mended, Because forgiveness was never given. Simple word never spoken, Lonely heart still broken. Time never given, Life’s … Continue reading

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When Should I Plant? Sowing Seeds of Human Emotion

I recently saw a list on Facebook with the title “When Should I Plant?”. This made me think about humans and human attitude, emotions, actions and when humans should plant seeds of kindness, empathy, love, patience, understanding, compassion, and so … Continue reading

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Marriage vs Divorce

I hear people say, “I stay in my marriage because the Bible says we should not divorce except in the case of adultery.” These people will live in a loveless, abusive marriage simply because of the belief that God will … Continue reading

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Are You With Me?

I opened a newsfeed and what did I see, Someone saying how evil Trump can be. I opened another and there to my surprise, A post telling me that Hillary is full of lies. Next thing I knew my friends … Continue reading

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