Where in the World?

Back in the early nineties, when my boy was but a wee bairn, a worldly thief by the name of Carmen Sandiego came into my world. Little did I know, Carmen had been around for a few years via a video game before coming to small screens everywhere in the form of a cartoon where …

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#FEARLESSFIFTY

There is certainly something to be said for learning to be FEARLESS. Actually, there’s a LOT to be said about this word. I remember as clear as spring water in winter the year I decided I was going to throw it all in and pursue my dream of seeing the stories I spin in my …

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Fruit Cake, Hard Candy, and Cherry Cordials

I know what most of you must be thinking: gross, gross, and gross. These three things I'm sure have been the un-delight of many a Christmas gift receiver over the years. But, for me, these three once thought not so delightful treats trigger some pretty awesome memories. Although we live in a world where the …

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On Recognition of Inspiration

I’ve said for a long time that if a writer is lacking inspiration they need only take a look around from wherever they’re currently sitting. If something in your own environment isn’t in some form or other inspiring, I daresay you perhaps should find another occupation. Case in point… When husband’s retirement was T-11 months …

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Words: More than a Few Letters

So far we’ve survived #winterpocalypse2018 up here in the mountains. Not that we didn’t think we would. We’re pretty self-sufficient and prepared folks. We aren’t those people who wait until two hours before whatever the current disaster is to head to town to fetch our milk and bread whether we need it or not. In …

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#FieldDayFriday

Anyone who knew me when I traversed the writing world as a now defunct nom de plume many moons ago was perfectly aware of my station in life as a military bride. With that one single sentence, anyone who’s getting to know me in the here and now has also been made privy. Once a …

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The Fine Art of Walking Away

I mentioned a couple of posts ago that I’d learned quite a bit since my last foray into the land of writing and publishing. One of those things I’d like to touch on today is the fine art of walking away. Now, while it’s true I walked completely away from a modestly successful career three …

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