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What Inspired You?

This morning I decided to clean some old stuff off of my phone. I started with my notes since these are usually notes that reminded me of something I needed to do or an idea on writing. I came across a note with five questions: What inspired you today? What […]

The Visit

I was walking on a hill filled with wildflowers.  They were beautiful.  As far as my eyes could see there were flowers of every color. Pink, yellow, purple, it was a sea of colors.  The fragrance flowed through the air. I could hear the whispering of the wind.   I continued to walk breathing […]

Traditions and Toasts

Can you believe Christmas is just a week away? Do you find yourself asking questions like: Where did this year go? What will we be doing for Christmas? Did I buy enough gifts? What will we do for New Year Eve or day? Should I make a new year’s resolution?  What […]

Where's the leftovers?

It’s been three days!  Three!  Yet I don’t see any turkey and stuffing leftovers.  Where are they? Oh, yes, that’s correct.  Last year my son and I started a new tradition for Thanksgiving.  We decided that we would look for recipes from other places, cultures etc. Well what we have learned is that not everyone […]

How Popo Got His Name

We all have preconceived ideas of what a new baby in the family will call us. Some grandmas don’t want to be called grandma. Or maybe Aunt Tina is a tongue twister for the toddler. But it seems to me it’s really the toddler that picks our ‘names’. What can […]

Did I Really?

I’m here at the end of my project, publishing two children’s books and I realize I’m going to need a book launch. I started doing my budget and my  thoughts are wow, you just may not make it. Well failure is not an option so I started checking out discount stores […]