Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

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.  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

Journeys Through Meditation

Gazing at the Stars

“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.  Searching for peace and quiet, I had waited until… Continue reading Gazing at the Stars

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

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

The Writer's Life

No Time to Write?

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

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

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...

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

Don’t Breathe A Word

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

News & Updates, The Writer's Life

Teaching Kids to Have Fun While Blogging

Now that the summer is coming to a close, and the kids are returning back 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, that means there are only sixteen more fun facts about me to post; which… Continue reading Teaching Kids to Have Fun While Blogging