Seize the Moment…

Seize the Moment…

We all make our entrance into this world as a blank, clean slate of sorts. As a writer, I envision that entrance as a clean sheet of paper, just waiting to be turned into a story. For others, I’m sure the comparison is made to whatever they most identify with. Mine...
And Then There Are The Awkward Moments…

And Then There Are The Awkward Moments…

After 55 trips around the sun, I’ve discovered I have a special gift: I have the ability to open my mouth and insert my foot without giving it one single moment of conscious thought.  And I use this gift on a regular basis; almost daily. You would think for a...
Friends Come in All Kinds…

Friends Come in All Kinds…

As I sat down today to put together this week’s blog post and book bubble, I ran across a section in “Memories of Tomorrow” where Jo and Maggie are engaged in a work conversation; as usual however, it’s never all strictly work because over some 30 years of being a...
Cross-roads & Choices

Cross-roads & Choices

Hello everyone!  As is the usual case, I set down to do my writing for the weekly blog and book bubble on Sunday afternoon and this week is no exception.  But for this week, however, I’m feeling more than just a little nostalgic about life and the road I’ve travelled;...
Why The Ozarks…..

Why The Ozarks…..

2013. Family Vaca. I was at an intersection with my career, and trying to decide if writing was really what I wanted to do. We planned a week in the Ozark Mountains; the whole enchilada – cabin, hiking, canoeing, ziplining, and exploring. And I fell in love with the...