Family, Fun, Writing

NaNoWriMo 2015

I've participated in, and loved, NaNoWriMo for the past three years. This year, however, I decided not to because I have two WIP's I really want to focus on editing. The problem? I'm not getting it done. I had a writing schedule that I followed faithfully for a while, but that "while" didn't last very… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2015

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Life Lessons

The Rainbow After the Rain

This morning as I was doing my "prayer and meditation time," finally feeling better after having a flu bug that knocked me down harder than I can ever remember, I thought about something my sweet grandma said I told her numerous times years ago. "Grandma, I like getting tummy aches 'cause it feels so good when… Continue reading The Rainbow After the Rain

A to Zing, Faith and Spirituality, Family

“K” is for…

I read a post yesterday on a blog I follow, In Her Words Avenue, and it reminded me of an incident that happened several years ago that, each time I think of it, reminds me never to underestimate the power of kindness.  Its ripple effect travels endlessly. When my grandfather was lying in a hospital bed, the angel… Continue reading “K” is for…


Ten of My Very Favorite Things

1)            The smell of a fresh rain--and the sound of it falling while snuggled in a sleeping bag in a tent with a good book.  It has been a long time, but the memory is vivid. 2.)           The smell of fresh brewed coffee, and that first cup of the morning. Yummmmm. 3.)           Snuggling up with… Continue reading Ten of My Very Favorite Things