Author Archives: sknobloch

About sknobloch

I am an Author, Artist, and Reiki Master and Intuitive Counselor, offering energy and guidance sessions on people and beloved pet companions. I divide my time between a Northern NJ suburb of Manhattan and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I enjoy pursuing paranormal explorations in this uniquely haunted town. Read more about me at www.briarrosereiki.com and http://shirlknoblochwillowfineartprintsandphotography.zenfolio.com/ All writings and photos © Shirl Knobloch.......no unauthorized copying or use permitted without written permission from the author and photographer, Shirl Knobloch.

“Thai Night Out”

Last evening, we went to a local Thai restaurant.   The food is always good, the Thai tea, delicious.   Interesting night……..at our next table, a Korean family was celebrating their daughter’s 20th birthday.   All of a sudden, on the speaker, a … Continue reading

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“All Lives Acknowledged”

  An opossum quietly ended his life last night in my driveway.   From his head injuries, he must have been hit by a car in the darkness. I love opossums; though hated by many, I think they are one of … Continue reading

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“Understanding the “forgotten baby” syndrome”

I used to be one of those people who said…..“How is this possible, how does one forgot his baby in the car? I used to vilify the parent as criminal…..no questions asked. But, seeing the latest tragedy unfold in NY…..the … Continue reading

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“Armed with a Lint Roller, Battling Ticks on your Dog”

I have a home in the country…..along with the solitude and birdsong, comes ticks. I hate ticks.   In the country, you have to check when you come inside for any that have hitched a ride……on you and your dogs. This … Continue reading

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“A Nation of Bullies”

First off, this blog today has no political agenda. I am not posting for Trump…..I am not posting against Trump….. This morning on social media, all I see are posts mocking the mistakes in his speech yesterday. I wonder how … Continue reading

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“Do People Really Speak Their Minds?”

The night before last, I watched an indie film.   I like to scour the internet for indie films, maybe because I am an indie writer. This one, which shall remain nameless, tells the tale of a wife, husband, and her … Continue reading

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“Knit and Purl”

My mother knit.   She knit constantly, but not many of her creations were handed down to me.   She knit for everyone, each family member who had a baby received a sweater set and blanket.   There were a lot of new … Continue reading

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