Tall Tale Tuesdays

The Wail House

It was called The Wail House.  At the time, I didn’t understand the concept and had mistaken the Wail Room for the girl’s rest room.  However, what I endured during my time on the throne was unusual but extraordinary... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Mommy Writes

The Exhausted Mother

I am exhausted. How many times have you said these words? How many times were you too exhausted to even utter these words?... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Tall Tale Tuesdays

A Key of Her Own

Cynthia’s eyes blurred as she tried to focus on the paper in front of her. Pen in hand, her nerves tingled with excitement. She had waited for this moment most of her life. It was a natural transition, but she had no idea how intense her feelings would be on this day. She had spent many nights dreaming about living on her own, and it was something she wanted to do since high school. Now, Cynthia was about to hand over her hard-earned cash to someone she barely knew just so that she could have a place she could call her own... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Poetic Rhythms

Rainy Day Project for the Cabin Fevered Family

As I look out my window on this warm February morning dreaming of what Spring may bring, I am overwhelmed with thoughts of families suffering from cabin fever. The stress of being cooped up in a confined space with humans in various stages of their lives combating multiple challenges must be straining relationships by now... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

Kristin Hannah’s Angel Falls

When Liam Campbell’s wife, Mikaela, suffers a traumatic brain injury and slips into a coma, he is unprepared for the grief and devastating loss to his family. He sits at his wife’s bedside in hopes that one day she will wake up. Until he discovers a secret from Mikaela’s past that threatens to destroy the… Continue reading Kristin Hannah’s Angel Falls

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

Sarah Addison Allen’s First Frost

Here we are, back with the Waverly family and their enchanted lives! The story continues from Garden Spells to First Frost as members of the Waverly clan, albeit a few years older with new additions, anticipate their first frost of the season in their Southern home. Claire Waverly chucked her catering business to bank on the profits of making… Continue reading Sarah Addison Allen’s First Frost

The Writer's Life

Creating Family Time with Our Words

Since I have joined the outside realm of working people, home with the family has become a fleeting gift.  My husband is attending his college courses during the day and working in the afternoons while our daughters are growing up and living their own lives.  Whatever fleeting moment I have with them is a treasure… Continue reading Creating Family Time with Our Words