Pay it forward

If you are lucky enough to be working during the Covid 19 pandemic, there are a lot of things you can do to pay it forward. Here are a...

Navigating Covid 19

We're one world. We're all in this together. I work from home on a normal day so some of this is less stressful for me, but I once broke...

Mother Nature Knows Best

Spending several days trapped inside in a historic snowstorm helped me understand how to let go of the stress of life and apply a little...

Home

It is a beautiful, sunny, summer Sunday morning. I’m alone with two old sayings running through my head:  “Home is where the heart is”...

The Little Book That Could

Remember The Little Engine That Could? Wasn't that the name of the well known children's book? I call my memoir, Seven Thin Dimes, "The...

The Gift You Give Yourself

In September, 2016, I’ll be publishing my second novel - The Leaf Queen - which centers around a young woman making a mess of her life by...

THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

Last week I was suffering from holiday fatigue, trying to check everything off my list while working even longer hours at the office to...

Some thoughts after Paris...

I've had over a week to stop thinking about the attacks on Paris. Or to start thinking about them again. Or to simply never stop thinking...

What is Coming Home?

What is “coming home”? When I began the process of publishing The Narrow Gate, I had just moved myself and my cat for the third time in 10 y

It Always Starts with a Question

I once read somewhere that every good novel starts with a question (or 2 or 3, perhaps?) That resonated with me because I’m one of those...