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BOOK REVIEW: The Story Of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

I just closed this book and I have tears streaming down my face. Usually, I wouldn't care for a book that left me in this emotional state. This book was different, however. This is one of the best books I have ever read, maybe in my whole life. I was looking forward to this new … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Story Of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Pairing a crystal with your “One Word”

Once I have chosen My One Word,  I like to have some fun with it. This year is no different. Once you've settled on your word, the first thing to do is to start noticing anything that catches your attention when you are out living your life. Since I love rocks and crystals, I was … Continue reading Pairing a crystal with your “One Word”

The BRAVE Interview #17 December 2017: Amy B. Wells RN

This month’s interview is with Amy B. Wells, RN! I am an author and nurse anesthetist. I’ve had many phases in my life. I was an accountant for a long time (hated it with a passion). I stayed at home with my children for about five years, then went to nursing school when I was in … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #17 December 2017: Amy B. Wells RN

BOOK REVIEW: Unipreneur by Laura Stewart Shortridge

This is my friend Laura's new book: Unipreneur: How to Live Your Passion in a House Full of Dream-Killers I loved reading this book! There were so many concepts that were introduced that resonated with me that I felt like I was having coffee and discussing my own life with my BFF. I loved also … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Unipreneur by Laura Stewart Shortridge

A wrinkle in time

I was with my little son last night, a toddler in his stroller. I packed him up and we headed out to McDonald's for a treat. I went up to the register, placed and received our order, and then pushed the stroller up to a table. I left him strapped in and turned my seat … Continue reading A wrinkle in time

My One Word 2018 Preview

It's that time yet again. An exciting and sometimes confusing time. Time to choose my one word for the coming year. According to MyOneWord.org, this is a "simple process". I beg to differ! After many years of engaging in the practice, i can say with authority that--for me, at least-- this is rarely an easy … Continue reading My One Word 2018 Preview

Working the Thanksgiving Holiday

Every so often, I work on Thanksgiving. This is one of those years. I am a nurse. It happens. This year, I had plans to get my go-to working-on-Thanksgiving-quick-and-easy-dinner menu items, but then I got sick with the worst head cold of my life. I didn't feel like going anywhere to buy anything for any … Continue reading Working the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Black and White FB Challenge

Recently, I've been watching people put up posts on Facebook with the title: Seven days. B&W picture challenge. No People. No explanation. Day # (whatever) As part of the challenge, the person would tag another person who would then have to participate and do it as well. I held my breath each time I saw … Continue reading The Black and White FB Challenge

My novel is the pick for this month’s GET ARTSY BOOK CLUB!

I am excited to announce that my novel One Brave Thing has been chosen as the next book for the 'Get Artsy Book Club'!  I have been a member of this book club as a reader for a few months now. I was drawn to the ‘Get Artsy Book Club’ because, well, I love books! More than … Continue reading My novel is the pick for this month’s GET ARTSY BOOK CLUB!

The BRAVE Interview #16 November 2017: Debra Lockwood Spencer

This month's interview is with Debra Lockwood Spencer. My name is Debra Lockwood Spencer (pictured above, left).   My brave thing happened when I was 17 years old, while spending nine weeks in South America as an exchange student.   It was the summer before my senior year in high school, and I was fortunate … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #16 November 2017: Debra Lockwood Spencer