Year In Reading

Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake

Kate’s husband passed away a year ago.  After her period of grief, she decides to take back control of her life and begin anew... Subscriber Content Kate’s husband passed away a year ago.  After her period of grief, she decides to take back control of her life and begin anew.  While packing to leave the… Continue reading Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake

Year In Reading

The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding... Subscriber Content Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding.  But, Chess has plans of her own.  She cancels the wedding, quits her job, and moves in with Birdie.  To console her daughter,… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Year In Reading

Barefoot by Elin Hilderbrand

If you are looking for a great summer read to dig yourself out of winter’s trenches, Barefoot will make you feel warm and tranquil with the familiar grit of sand between your toes...

Diary of a Fat Girl

Get Up and Try, Try, Try!

My husband’s health insurance has a new policy to help people attain a healthy lifestyle.  With the effort to save over $700 in premiums this year, we agreed to one of many options offered in their new health program.  There are many reasons in which I don’t support this kind of intrusion in our lives,… Continue reading Get Up and Try, Try, Try!

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.

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #95

I live on one of the Great Lakes and enjoy boating.  However, I do not own a boater’s license and the closest thing I have to owning a boat is the blow-up kind.  I guess I will just borrow my mother’s canoe!

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #93

When I was in high school, I saw The Phantom of the Opera at the Pantages Theater in Toronto, Ontario.  I cried as the curtain fell, but quickly hid my tears so no one else could see the compassion I felt for the Phantom.  To this day, The Phantom of the Opera remains my favorite… Continue reading 100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #93