Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Quotes

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

My Top Three for the Week: 3.)¬† An exhilarating run on an exceptionally warm October evening, followed by a hot shower, a bowl of popcorn, a glass of A&W, and watching an episode of Castle. The ingredients for a perfect evening. ūüôā 2.)¬† Finally, after several years, finding strength to truly forgive myself for a… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Family, Gratitude, Quotes, Writing

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

The Week's Top Three: 3.)¬† Completing the first draft of my book Shear Madness, which¬†I began¬†in Camp Nano¬†this past July,¬†and beginning to loosely plan the second in the series, Brush with Death, for NaNoWriMo next month. 2.)¬† That first sweet, juicy, crunchy bite of a Honeycrisp apple on a fall day. Mmmmmm...they are the best!… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Quotes

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

The week's top three: 3.)¬† When I click on the Publish button to publish a blog post and that beautiful pop-up appears that says "No writing errors were found." Simple joy! ūüôā 2.)¬† The beauty of color - purple ink on white paper, the brilliant pinks, reds and oranges of a sunrise, the bright blue… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude, Quotes

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

The top of my gratitude list for this past week: 3.)¬† The smell and feel of the cool fall air¬†and the fresh beauty of¬†an autumn¬†thunderstorm. 2.)¬† Triple chocolate chunk and pumpkin spice ice cream - not together. ūüôā Yum! 1.)¬† One-on-one time with my adult sons. Priceless! What tops your list? ‚ÄúOne of the main… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Gratitude, Writing

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

My Top Three This Week: 3.)¬† Publishing a blog post and seeing the pop-up box that says no errors have been found! ūüôā 2.)¬† My¬†novel, The Inheritance,¬†completed and available on Amazon, and that sweet feeling of¬†thankfulness as I¬†held that first copy in my hands. 1.)¬† An early morning walk with my dog, Roxie, a cup… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude, Writing

Thankful Thursday – My Passions

I feel so blessed that my passions in life can also honor God. While I'm well aware that I'm not¬†even close to perfect and I clearly make mistakes, my passion to be the best wife, mother, and grandmother I can possibly be inspires me to get my hope, strength, and guidance from God.¬† It gives… Continue reading Thankful Thursday – My Passions