Tall Tale Tuesdays

It Was A Bad Day

Photo Credit: tookapic at Pixabay.com “Drive safe,” the salesman said as I grabbed the keys from his outstretched hand and turned to open the driver’s side door of the white sedan. The warm breeze wafted out of the vehicle as I slid onto the gray leather while gliding the key into the ignition. The car’s… Continue reading It Was A Bad Day

Tall Tale Tuesdays

Procrastination Letter

As I was dawdling on another new hire, the following letter was delivered to me by the Executive Director dated 30 days ago. Dear Ms. Lingerman: This letter is to inform you that your employees’ lack of follow through has been noted. This time-consuming behavior must stop and will be met with varying grades of discipline. Therefore, you must eventually end your employees’ procrastination by implementing the following punishments within the next day or so... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Tall Tale Tuesdays

A Ferret Named Billy

Today, I woke up to the sun streaming in my windows. The soft glow interrupted my dreaming state at the precise moment when the Prince was about to kiss me. How terribly disappointed I was not to touch his lips with mine... CLICK TO READ MORE!

The Writer's Life

Silence Among Words

I have said it before, and I will say it, again.  In day to day activities Life just happens.  Like a toddler, it grabs your attention forcing you to look at the stunts that it can achieve by consistently tugging at your sleeve and calling out your name. As writers, we like to lock ourselves… Continue reading Silence Among Words

The Writer's Life

No Time to Write?

As you may have noticed, I have hit a stalemate regarding my writings. Many have asked for new materials, and I continue to ask for more sleep. But how do mothers maintain a writing career while raising children? They are either brilliant individuals or seriously lacking in some other area as a wife and mother.… Continue reading No Time to Write?

News & Updates, The Writer's Life

Finding Success in Discipline

At the beginning of the school year, my oldest daughter was hesitant to take an art class. She wanted to try her hand at pottery, but the course was unavailable. So, she was stuck with drawing. She likes to draw and color, but her talent needs development. She needed a disciplined environment that would teach… Continue reading Finding Success in Discipline

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters

Olivia Hunt was ready to leave her world and all of her failures behind.  In the middle of constructing her fourth and artfully crafted suicide note, she received a call from her father that had taken a turn in her miserable existence.  Olivia’s sister has cancer. In this beautifully and eloquently written novel, Elisabeth Robinson… Continue reading The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters

The Writer's Life

2012 Year End in Reading

Now, I look to 2013 and wonder what kind of goals I should set, and if I should even attempt to set them. Of course, I should! Goals give us a purpose; a reason to wake up each morning. Without my goals, I would have nothing to look forward to, nothing to accomplish, and nothing to show for success.