The Things You Do as an Author

Over the weekend, we had some family in town. In the quiet times, when one member was reading, and another was Facebooking, I was trying to squeeze some editing in. I grabbed my 3-ring binder with Launching Justice in it, made sure I had my spiral-bound notebook inside it for making notes for its sequel, … Continue reading The Things You Do as an Author

The Perils of a Pet Mom

I'm SOOOO glad I didn't have to spend the evening at the emergency vet clinic last night. We thought Tucker, my (practically miniature) chocolate Labrador, was sick for quite a while yesterday evening after we got back from  dinner. My daughter came to us and told us he was in her room, shaking, and I … Continue reading The Perils of a Pet Mom


I'm having one of those mornings where I really don't know what to write about. After having a six-week lapse in blog posts in September & October, I'm hesitant to just let myself have a week off. Having a self-made deadline is both good and bad... I can give myself a pass--oh, you've had so … Continue reading A-C-C-O-U-N-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y

How High Can You Jump?

So, things are moving a little faster than anticipated.  Last week, I stated we hoped to go out of town soon for my son's treatment. Within TWO HOURS of posting last week's blog, I had a call from the hospital. "Can you come see us next week?"Next WEEK? Are you KIDDING ME? Do you realize we … Continue reading How High Can You Jump?

Gifts of the Heart

Merry Christmas, a day late! Or, as our friends across the pond may say today, Happy Boxing Day!I hope you've had a most blessed Christmas... and managed not to kill any of your family. 😉 Or is it just me that struggles with those feelings sometimes? (tee hee hee, just kidding!)Today is my regularly scheduled … Continue reading Gifts of the Heart

Christmas Isn’t What It Used To Be

Photo by DreAminginDigITal via DeviantArt.I'm finding it harder as an adult to get into the Christmas spirit than it was when I was a kid. As a child, I couldn't wait to decorate the tree, start playing Christmas tunes, and of course there was Christmas morning. I have vivid memories of mornings where my parents … Continue reading Christmas Isn’t What It Used To Be

What I’m Thankful For

This month in the blog chain, the theme is Thankfulness and Thanksgiving.I had this post all ready to go a few weeks ago, and thought it was great, but now, I need to add this. I've left the rest of my original post below, but I need to get this first part off my … Continue reading What I’m Thankful For