Let’s Talk (Part 1)

Over the last few years I feel like I’ve taken a blank canvas and tried to make a beautiful portrait. It started with my manuscript. What a labor of love that has been! Writing is my passion and gives me a safe harbor where I’m able to expend pent-up energy. Once I wrapped my head Read More …

Shining in the Spotlight Is…

This word keeps finding its way into my life so I’ve decided to do something about it! That’s right, I’m giving it center stage this week, the complete spotlight.   OxfordDictionaries.com and Google.com define it as “the state of being close to another person or other people”. I can buy that, it’s what I think of Read More …

Cloudy With A Chance of Sunbeams

Running in the rain is one of my favorite ways to exercise. During my time in the military we ran three days a week but mentally I struggled to catch up. It hurt, I’d tell myself as my feet pounded the pavement. Others around me were better at it. I’d never be able to keep Read More …

The Biggest Fan

I’ve never done this before. Never had an online presence. Never written a book. Never edited a book. And I’ve certainly never been through the rigorous challenge of trying to publish one. It’s all new and trying to keep it straight while avoiding pitfalls is pretty much impossible. Heck, just getting a blog posted each Read More …

What’s In It For Me?

A week or so ago I found myself privy to a conversation between a couple of friends. The older of the two had experienced the assortment of challenges accompanying child rearing and was consoling the younger friend who is currently going through the throws of teenage traumas. Sharing her experiences, the older explained that her Read More …