I spend as much time as I can with my daughter, Candice and my grandson, Oliver. I play with and walk my dog, Boo. I garden. I work in a High School with autistic teenagers. I spend time with my family. I make handmade wedding invitations and other wedding… Read More What Do You Do When You’re Not Blogging?
I would tell you all about my grandson, Oliver who is 6 months old. Happy Friday!
I would like to thank you all for reading, liking and commenting on my posts. I’m very grateful that I have such a loyal following. You always have such kind and encouraging words. You inspire me and help me to think creatively. Many of you have offered fantastic advice and I learn from you each… Read More Dear Readers,
I read a post today on My Life In Travel where the author mentioned the uncertainty she felt in her career as a nurse. Adriennea said she felt burnt out and wanted feedback on what else she could do as a career change. Here is our exchange: A year ago I would never have believed that I could write… Read More How Much Should We Tell?
As I was typing (is it even considered typing on iPad?) the title I chuckled. Write? Nope! I do all my “writing” sitting on my big, comfy couch in my family room with my iPad mini. I’ve written my entire book here. I used to write everything by hand but since I got an iPad… Read More Where Do I Write?
I have always written when I’m upset and need to spew out all the poison that is festering inside me. Once it’s on the paper, I can let go (for the most part) of what is bothering me. Afterward I often re-read what was so important and shake my head. Mostly, it’s just silly things… Read More Writing and Sanity
People say I’m strong. I have to agree because I refuse to let troubles get me down or change me in any way. I try to remain positive, despite life’s ups and downs. I have used this quote many times since my daughter, Justine was killed in a car accident last year. It explains exactly how… Read More You Never Know How Strong You Are….
Today’s assignment is to use a one word prompt to write about. I chose home. My home is a ranch bungalow. We have lived here for 24 years and raised 2 girls here. It is our third home. It sits on almost an acre of land and we have planted many gardens over the years.… Read More Home
I have signed up for yet another WordPress U course. This one is called Writing 101. I’m very excited to complete all the assignments, however we’ve had a death in the family. You can read about it in this post. I will be with my family this week but will try to get my homework… Read More Reasons I Won’t Be Posting Much This Week
I write because I have a story to tell. It was something that I’ve always wanted to talk about but it was not my story. I was a character in the story but the protagonist was my daughter, Justine. It was her life and her story to share or not to share. Justine was very… Read More I write because…..