Are you glad 2020 is over? Do you feel different since the calendar changed to a new year? Have you made goals for 2021, or are you stuck in the thing you didn't finish from last year? "New Year, New You," the Bible app said. Meanwhile, some folks are just getting to celebrate Christmas with… Continue reading Happy New Year?
Do you like to read samples of books for free? There's a page on this site where I post the first chapter of one of my books. I change it up every few months or so. I just updated it today, and it's the first chapter of "Wild Heart", my very first book. If you… Continue reading December Update and Bookish News
Dinner could not get done soon enough for me. I was hungry. All I'd had for lunch was a few bites of ice cream. But, the hamburger was thawing from frozen, so my husband couldn't hurry it. If I had eaten something more substancial for lunch, I wouldn't have been so anxious. My husband wasn't… Continue reading Perspective
Have you ever seen a post on social media that you wanted to share but couldn't, because it had a bad word in it? Have you ever thought you were finished with a crochet project, only to see that you made a mistake and have to take out an entire row to fix your mistake?… Continue reading The Real Issue
Is there anything more precious than listening to your children sleep? Even breaths, quiet snores, long moans. They are growing up on me, and I'm wishing I could slam on the brakes. Yesterday, I had to sit out in the waiting room while my 12 year old got a root canal. When she texted to… Continue reading Autumn Update
I didn’t want to get out of bed this morning. After pulling on my jeans, teeshirt and houseshoes, I poured a cup of coffee, wrapped up in a blanket on the couch and wished I could just read all day. “I don’t want to adult today,” I told the cat. He just crawled up onto… Continue reading Don’t Faint, Pray
A few weeks ago I read, “Rocket Boys: a Memoir” by Homer H. Hickam. It made me laugh, and it made me cry. It also made me ask myself, what kind of determination does it take to learn something difficult in order to achieve a dream? If I were failing algebra, would I want to… Continue reading We’ve Come A Long Way