Kary Oberbrunner, Exposed! Behind the scenes at the Igniting Souls Conference 2017

Ever wonder about this Kary Oberbrunner guy? I first met him online in a chatroom...No--wait! Kidding! I first met him online at one of the free webinars he hosted: How to Turn a Book into a 6-Figure Business My expectations were low.  Full disclosure: I watch a lot of free webinars. I am never motivated to buy … Continue reading Kary Oberbrunner, Exposed! Behind the scenes at the Igniting Souls Conference 2017

My birthday

  I hope you all had fun with me this week. In addition to the week of cakes, my daughter gifted me with a cake today, bringing my total to eight for the week, and this is the one with which we celebrated with singing and candles. Here is today's cake from Wells IGA: Caramel … Continue reading My birthday

Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 6

Getting to the home stretch! Today's cake was a present from my friend, Jane. Thanks for taking the pressure off with the cake-finding mission today, Jane! Actually, I should have said today's cakes, because Jane gifted me with a Cake Trifecta! Lemon, Chocolate Bomb, and Fruit Tart (because fruit is healthy!). Oh, and the cakes came with … Continue reading Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 6

Goodbye, my friend

A very dear person passed away over the weekend. I met Karen when I worked with her at Sirona several years ago. We worked together via the telephone, so actually our voices met first! As many of you may know, you can tell a lot about someone by their voice. I liked her right away. … Continue reading Goodbye, my friend

Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 5

Day 5! Today's cake had to be great to make up for yesterday's fail. I went to Mike's Clamshack Fish Market. My friend Barney said, "It's that time again already?!" I bought cakes here for last year's cakewalk too. Anyway, I got the Lemon Blueberry Cake with Lemon Buttercream made by Something Different. This is … Continue reading Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 5

The BRAVE Interview #8 March 2017: Jennifer Greiner

Here is #8 in The BRAVE Interview series! It’s the Who, What, When, Where, How, (and sometimes Why) of YOUR ‘one brave thing’! December’s interview is with Jennifer Greiner. 🙂 WHO are you? I am Jennifer Greiner, a strong, individual woman who knows what she wants and works hard to get it.  I am passionate, caring … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #8 March 2017: Jennifer Greiner

Taping an interview for TV

It was my great pleasure and good fortune to be invited to be on Write Now with Gayle Heney.  I met Gayle at the New England Authors Expo last summer. After the taping date was confirmed, a helpful email arrived with instructions for how to get there, what to wear, where to park... But back … Continue reading Taping an interview for TV

The power of one

I have been giving a lot of talks at local libraries. For my most recent one, I personally invited and Facebook invited a lot of people. A lot. Plus, it was a full moon in Gemini (my sign)! At 7:05pm! And my talk started at 7:00PM! I know this is a busy time of year for … Continue reading The power of one

The BRAVE Interview #5 December 2016: Jeanne Emerson

Here is #5 in The BRAVE Interview series! It’s the Who, What, When, Where, How,  (and sometimes Why) of YOUR ‘one brave thing’! December’s interview is with Jeanne Emerson! Who: Hi. My name is Jeanne Emerson.  I’m a grandma, gardener, artist, yogi, retired social worker and grieving mother.  I’m fortunate to live in a peaceful and cozy … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #5 December 2016: Jeanne Emerson

Fashion Plate

So many people have said, "Hey, where'd you get that blouse?" to me lately that I felt compelled, for the first time ever, to discuss my clothing. Yep. This blog is about my blouse. I first saw this blouse about 4 years ago in an online ad. I loved it! I thought, it would be … Continue reading Fashion Plate