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
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 home they once shared, her daughter finds a postcard of Lost Lake, and it sparks memories; giving Kate a strong desire to visit. Upon their arrival,… Continue reading Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake
“Submit to the moment and feel a part of the cosmos, and everything and everyone in it.” – The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding I was not into meditating when I sat outside to begin my star-gazing meditation. But the cool night air was refreshing and enticing. So, searching for peace and quiet, I waited until… Continue reading Gazing at the Stars
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, Birdie invites her sister, India, and other daughter, Tate, for a month-long retreat to their summer home… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand
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?
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...
Phoebe was frightened of the Shadow entering her room, and as an adult, she finds herself tucking suitcases and boxes under her bed to prevent the “Dark Man” from entering through an open door. She enters a world where a twelve year-old girl disappears, and the only evidence found was stories from the local children… Continue reading Don’t Breathe A Word
Now that the summer is coming to a close and the kids are returning to school, I am beginning to feel that old familiar itch to scratch my pen on lined paper. With about two weeks left in my summer, there are only sixteen more fun facts about me to post, which turns out to be the… Continue reading Teaching Kids to Have Fun While Blogging