Sometimes it’s Necessary to say No

We may not realize how necessary until later just how important that move was to our well-being, our business, or...

Ever been called stubborn? Good for you!

Ever been called stubborn? Good for you!

“You are such a stubborn child!”  was a mantra I heard frequently as a young girl. I received the accolade...

We could learn a thing or two from feral cats

We could learn a thing or two from feral cats

It seems that a lot of news articles and blog posts start out with the phrase, “In these times of...

Creating an author’s platform feels a lot like raising children.

Creating an author’s platform feels a lot like raising children.

When I became a new mother way back in my twenties—which now seems like a lifetime ago, because it was—I...

Perfection Takes Practice, And Sometimes a Team

Dribble, pass, shoot, score!! Yay!! Betcha’ can’t tell where I spent the weekend? That’s right—in a gymnasium watching my granddaughter’s...

We Need More Hens

We Need More Hens

I was just thinking—that for me—this writing process has been a bit like a chick coming out of its shell....

What My Brother Taught Me about Living

What My Brother Taught Me about Living

When I decided I would start this blog, I knew that one of my first posts would be about my...

Does everyone hear voices in their heads, or is it just me?

I’m a Gemini, born under the sign of the twins. I sometimes wonder if that’s why I hear a constant...

Go ahead, tell me I can’t, then get the hell out of my way!

Do you know one of the things a writer really needs if she’s truly being honest about wanting to be...

Put on your Big-Girl Panties and go to work!

Sometimes life is hard and we don’t always get what we want. But if our desire for that something is...