Finding The Positive in Mother’s Day

Social media, and media in general have blown Mother’s Day up into a two day event… and then some… making it harder and harder on those who don’t have mothers worthy of celebration, and those who have lost mothers they miss every day of their lives. I’m one of the former. Over the years, I’veContinue reading “Finding The Positive in Mother’s Day”

Finding My Way

Today I begin a new project. Today I begin talking, publicly, about why my characters are so flawed, and why they have so much to overcome before they find happiness. Why now? Because it’s finally time, and because today I released, INTO THE SUNRISE, a story I’m passionate about. A story about a woman who overcomes enormous obstacles, and learnsContinue reading “Finding My Way”

Gratitude – for Calvin

Gratitude – for Friday being the perfect culmination of hundreds of hours of work put in by a small group of women determined to socialize a reluctant feral cat.     For discovering his reluctance was due to dental pain and wonky blood sugar.   For sticking to the goal in spite of hisses and punchesContinue reading “Gratitude – for Calvin”

Daily Gratitude

  Gratitude – for the beauty of a sunny morning, for a great beach walk with a bestie on a special day, and for an hour or so of quiet time in the happy forest, surrounded by gentle souls. (More photos once I figure out how to get them off my phone 🙂 )  Continue reading “Daily Gratitude”

Daily Gratitude

Gratitude – for a group of women who are awesome, incredibly supportive, and freaking phenomenal. I am never surprised when they reach down and pull out more reserves. They live with guts, determination, and an abundance of love. They handle whatever comes across their path, with grace and dignity. And they look out for eachContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”

Daily Gratitude

Gratitude – for a rainy day forcing me to keep my butt in the chair and write, for the gallons of water I drank, and for words on the page that moved me to tears because I adore happy endings. Instead of photos tonight, here is a little bit of today’s progress….      Daisy hadContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”