Melanie Glinsmann

Writing my way through the cubicle jungle one day at a time

Why I Choose To Remember the Holocaust

January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day around the world. Growing up in a family of history buffs, I knew a lot about the facts of the Holocaust, and World War II in general because of several family members who served in the military during that time. I read historical fiction novels and biographies about victims […]

When One Word Becomes Your Why

    The past few years, there have been a growing number of people have turned to the concept of One Word as outlined in a book by Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon. Rather than a New Year’s resolution, they chose one word as their focus for the year, and tried to create […]

How Thinking of Myself as a Writer Changed Everything

Three years ago, I rang in the New Year on an airplane high above the Atlantic Ocean. We flew over Scotland when the clock struck midnight in the United States (eastern time). I was on my way to Israel for a ten-day trip of a lifetime.   While this year’s celebration didn’t involve world travel, […]